Thursday, March 21, 2019

Tag: safety

Sexual misconduct will not be tolerated at any of Enter Shikari’s gigs

  2017 will forever be known as the year that an unprecedented number of victims of sexual misconduct came forward and revealed the truly horrific...

Disabilities charity Attitude Is Everything on how bands can put on accessible shows

  Imagine not being able to go and see your favorite band because there wasn’t a toilet at the venue you could use. Imagine not...

SWMRS share free zine with tips on maintaining safety at shows

We already knew SWMRS were a cool band, and their newest project proves that to be the case. The band have released a zine that...

In defense of stage diving and why it shouldn’t be banned from venues

  Even people who don’t listen to hardcore and metal know what happens at those kinds of shows. Moshing, stage diving, head walking: These are...

We asked a security expert how to be safer at shows

In his storied career, MEHDI RABII has been the director of security for bands such as Twenty One Pilots, Green Day, My Chemical Romance,...

We asked artist security managers how to stay safe in a crisis situation

After a reported lone gunman opened fire on a Las Vegas music festival crowd Sunday night, Oct. 1, killing at least 59 people and...

Hate has no home in the music community

I’ve been thinking about how to start this piece all day, but sometimes words feel so futile. Stephen Paddock was a terrorist and a...

This clip-on streamcam acts as your own security camera

We live in a crazy world that is often unpredictable. Shonin Inc have created a clip-on camera to help you stay safe at your...

Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” used in bizarre anti-speeding commercial

A creepy, acoustic cover of Guns N’ Roses classic “Sweet Child O’ Mine” has been used in one of the most disturbing anti-speeding ads...

“Fans are the greatest danger to themselves”—How safe are we at shows?

A number of concert-related incidents, some of which ended in tragedy, have recently been making headlines throughout the music community. Stage diving, in one...

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