At last night’s CONVERGE show at the Middle East in Cambridge, it was evident the single clenched fist has replaced the double “devil horns” as the new symbol of metal solidarity.
The CQ Presents gig sold out a week in advance, it was obvious that no one decided to stay home, with each attending patron sporting either a dirty Sox hat, a neck tattoo, a neatly trimmed beard, or a combination of the three.
No account of punk rock at SXSW would be complete without at least something from Off! -- not to mention Bodega Girls covering Off!, if we can borrow Kates's Flipcam -- but for now these videos will have to suffice, since our Off! video is currently on a plane.
Within 10 seconds of TRASH TALK taking the Fader Fort stage, someone had managed to throw a trash can into the pit.