Pissed Jeans @ 1100 Warehouse
Photo: Andrew Parks
Well last night was certainly interesting, an evening bookended by two very different definitions of the word 'brutality': the jagged but joyful sludge of Pissed Jeans and an ugly scene that erupted at the end of Black Lips' otherwise upbeat set. The latter was sparked when a few happy fans dared to hop on the Cedar Street Courtyard stage and sail out into a sea of welcoming hands. A security guard who could probably bench press a couple Bullmastiffs then responded by exercising way too much force on the poor kids.
This being a Black Lips show — a safe zone for acting the fool normally — the group told the guy to chill out and that everyone "was just having fun." That seemed to only make matters worse, as a rather rambunctious "Bad Kids" devolved into more 'roid rage and a near riot involving at least one instance of impromptu nudity. Here are the photos that survived the night...