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  • Doing their darnedest to get the circle pits and slam-dancing sessions started will be the Popular DJs, who you can expect to hear selecting hardcore and hard-rocking sounds from the likes of Black Flag, Slayer and Gallows.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • John Stabb of punk originals Government Issue will serve as host while DJs Dave Nada, Stereo Faith and Denman will spin slam-dancing tunes.

    Nightlife agenda

  • But when the band started in, I wormed my way to the middle of the crowd and spent the entire night slam-dancing with some really awesome kids.

    September « 2008 « Morgan Dempsey

  • But whenever Spunt began a rousing beat or Randall commenced an elemental riff, an eruption of slam-dancing certified the duo's ability to make a visceral connection.

    No Age stays true to its art-punk roots with exciting show at D.C.'s Black Cat

  • Though she initially earned a mere 40ў per gig, Inul built a strong following in East Java, where her slam-dancing style was hardly unique.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • He commanded the stage, slam-dancing and screeching, kicking and stomping, the limber maniacal star of the show.

    Matt Stewart: Axl Rose and the Return of the Great American Bad Ass

  • Indeed, alleycat racing is surely the slam-dancing of the bike world, and it is now well into the "moshing" phase, thanks to the overwhelming all-inclusiveness referred to above combined with the unprecedented popularity of riding brakeless track bikes on the street.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Since the first story about Archie Andrews and his Riverdale High chums appeared in 1941 as a backup feature in the superhero-heavy Pep Comics, the series has stealthily ripped everything rank and transitory about youth culture and passing fads, from the jitterbug to slam-dancing.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • The Anthrax in Norwalk, Conn., late 1987 or early 1988: This was one of their first shows ever, and certainly the first time I ever heard anyone suggest that slam-dancing might not the best use of one's energy.

    News

  • And the sinners let it all out, slam-dancing wildly to the chorus, praying with eyes closed tight, teeth gritted, sweat pouring from foreheads, hands raised to the heavens - using all their spiritual power to exorcise their heinous demons.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

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