Mosh pits. Not for the faint of heart or the easily bruised. Sometimes called slam-dancing and frequently involving crowd-surfing, this is mostly a dude’s game although any sisters who are tough enough to take (and dish out) some rough shoving on the dance floor are welcome to it.
I came up on New Wave music which intersected a little bit with the punk scene. We loved to thrash about energetically, flailing limbs hither and yon, but it was less mosh and more pogo. (Future post?!) I’m way too old for that ish now, but I do believe there’s surely something cathartic and freeing about giving over to complete abandon with loud angry music spurring you on.
We’ll go for the lighter side of punk music with our Mosh Playlist on the next page. Click Read More below.
Click the musicians’ names to learn more – The Ramones + Bass Drum of Death