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On the importance of “vintage stage antics” for a thriving metal subculture by Robin Staps (The Ocean)

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, gnarly one-offs, justify your shitty scene On: Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

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As some of you may have noticed, there has recently been an explosive, blown-up debate about (the lack of) stage diving on this year's Summer Slaughter tour between us, Summer Slaughter, and the fans. Apart from all the useless "you better book 'baby corpse deep throat massacre' next year, this tour is not metal anymore" rubbish, some commenters have made some very legit points, and I would like ...

Justify Your Shitty Scene: Minneapolis

By: rod.smith Posted in: featured, justify your shitty scene On: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

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"Justify Your Shitty Scene" came to me one morning just as I was starting to drag my ass out of bed: a simple play on "Justify Your Shitty Taste." A few minutes of consideration led me to email Andrew with a pitch based on the premise that hundreds of towns--Peoria, Kiev, Abu Dabi, wherever--have extreme music scenes that merit at least a few paragraphs. He said "yes," and suggested that I do the ...