Death Metal Scares The General Public
Tags: Jodie Tillman of The Miami Herald > Summer Slaughter 2012 > Summer Slaughter Gun Threat
Following up on our news regarding the Summer Slaughter gun threat over the weekend, the wide-eyed world of non-metal understanding journalists have taken like ducks to water over the story. Check out this doozy from Jodie Tillman of The Miami Herald. Applause all round for Ms. Tillman.
The unexpected interlude sent into the early evening sunlight the black-shrouded concertgoers, many of them wearing T-shirts featuring such bands as Goatwhore or bearing such world views as “Living Hell.”
They griped, they stood with arms folded, they looked for sustenance.
“Sir dude, can we cross and get a beer?” a young man asked an officer, who nodded and lifted the crime tape for passage.
Justin Freeman, 27, of Wesley Chapel, had been waiting to see the headliner band, Cannibal Corpse. He said he couldn’t imagine violence at a death metal tour, where fans indulge brief slips into fantasy and laugh at intentionally overwrought lyrics.