To the contrary, the claim ant's attorney argued that his client could not be found to have assumed the risk since he never participated in moshing
. The court ultimately dismissed the action, holding that whether or not the claimant participated was irrelevant, as he admitted that he was familiar with this type of dancing and knowingly placed himself in close proximity to it, resulting in his injury.
Teenagers at the under-18s night were dancing to heavy rock music by slamming into each, other or "moshing
", according to witnesses.
``The kids love moshing
and getting into the music.''
With shades of Rage Against the Machine, the onslaught, which aired chunks of this year's album The Betrayed, seemed unstoppable and as unquenchable as the crowd's thirst for a barechested moshing
frenzy which continued unabated.
He also poignantly dedicated a rendition of Lifer to his murdered former bandmate 'Dimebag' Darrell, which caused a melee of crowd surfing and manic moshing
DC Mick Cooper, of Little Park Street police's CID, said: "There had been a bit of moshing
on the dancefloor and someone ended up with a bad head injury.
Organisers told the Daily Mirror that crowd surfing and moshing
- aggressive dancing - is "dangerous to yourself and others."
Songs like Screamager and Nowhere whipped the kids into a moshing
As the final few bars concluded only half a dozen hairy hulks were left moshing
Teenagers nearly collapsed due to too much moshing
and not enough water.
The words to every FFAF song were screamed along to and a wave of moshing
swept sweatily over the packed venue.
Jason White, 25, collapsed while "moshing
" - a violent form of dancing which involves leaping up and down, head-shaking, crashing into dancers and mock head-butting.