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Pit Stories: Taking A Beer Shower

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Live shows are the backbone of the local music scene, but sometimes they are also host to the drama-laden, the dangerous, and the downright bizarre. Every week we get in touch with rock and metal bands to share their most memorable stories from live shows, and this week Spider Rockets tells a tale that's less brutal than many we've had before, but covers a constant problem at gigs: spilt beer and show-goers who have had a few too many.

We were performing in Berlin, Germany and there was this guy walking on the edge of the pit with a cup of beer. Turns out he was a bit too close to the action because next thing he was on his butt and his cup flew up in the air and he was showered with whatever had been in the cup. He jumped up, all wet, and was looking to go after whoever got him, but no one was paying attention. He was so angry! Later that night, we saw the same guy peeing against the building, so he must have gotten more beer to replace his flying brew.

Spider Rockets wants to be sure that everyone is ready to get "Bitten" with its new album on June 5th. To give the fans a taste of what they can expect on its new album, Spider Rockets is offering 10,000 free downloads of the new single “Scream.” Head over to this location and download your free mp3 now.

The following press release was also issued about the band:

"Spider Rockets was one of the last acts famed manager Bill Aucoin (who has managed acts including Kiss, Lordi, Tantric and others) was contemplating taking on. When Aucoin passed away in 2010, his long time partner and companion, Roman Fernandez, took over day-to-day management of Spider Rockets. Fernandez did this because he truly believes in the band and wants to make sure Spider Rockets continue following in the legacy of Aucoin."

The "Bitten" track listing is as follows:

1) Going Down
2) So High
3) Scream
4) Don’t Need You
5) Break
6) Gasoline
7) Twilight Zone
8) Better When It’s Loud
9) Nothing Left
10) Bring Me Around

Check back in again next Tuesday to find more mosh pit stories from rock and metal acts from around the globe.

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Ty Arthur is a freelance writer who writes for both entertainment and technical instruction sites. An avid fan of many different forms of metal, he has been involved in reviewing music for several years and is currently a contributing editor for Metalunderground.com

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1. Cynic writes:

Amen! Keep beer the hell away from the pit! If you go into a mosh pit with a beer expect it to be spilt, and the only person who should be p***ed off at that is the poor mosher that it normally gets spilt on.

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