the palladium vs my face
I'm looking at the ticket stub right now. Kittie, Chimaira and Machine Head played the palladium in worcester in august 2004. I saved it because of this event.
It happened in the machine head mosh pit. This chick's brother convinced me to go in the pit, and i've had good times in pits before, so i agreed. I took off my glasses, handed them to the chick who drove us down, and went up to the front.
The pit was fun and usual, except i couldn't see a damned thing. I was without glasses and in the dark. Had either of these not been true i would have been fine. Bodies flying everywhere, my eyes unprotected, i felt in danger. Adrenaline and all that bullshit kicks on and i start dancing around this circle. I bounce into a few people fairly hard as is expected
but then suddenly my head is over -------------------> there. I saw this pretty geometric design in blue lines which i truly adored. The blow rocked me back like 3 feet, and i had to be acrobatic to catch my feet up to speed. So then i s