Watch a Slo-mo Video of a Shirtless Kid Getting Hit With Fireworks at New York's Alright

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Last weekend New York's Alright circle-pitted its way into NY's hardcore minds and hearts, leaving a tangled mass of sweaty, exhausted bodies in its wake. A lot of great bands from all over the world played this thing, and during a late-night set from St. Louis' Lumpy & the Dumpers at 538 Johnson the enthusiastic (and enthusiastically shirtless) young man pictured above had a wrestling match with a lit strip of firecrackers. Someone caught said match on video, and then slowed that video down. The result is pure magic.

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We have it on good authority that this same kid was spotted at another NY's Alright show hours earlier, pogoing at Le Poisson Rouge. By the time the video that follows was taken, he was at the end of a very long day of punk. God bless him.

Here's a video of Lumpy & the Dumpers' "Sex Pit":

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11 comments
Yvonne Bridges
Yvonne Bridges

Still funny! Cannot stop laughing while this runs.... lol

benasmith
benasmith

SHAME! THIS IS WHAT PASSES FOR JOURNALISM!? THE FIFTH ESTATE IS TRUELY BUILT ON A FOUNDATION OF FETID LIES

kboulware
kboulware

omg, I can not quit laughing



Bri Christian
Bri Christian

Attention NYC, Calle13 will be signing their new album "MultiViral" today at El Barrio Music Center, go buy and meet the guys!!

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