SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day One 03.11

Posted March 12, 2014 in
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SLUGger: Joshua Joye, Lead Designer
Number of shows: 11
Number of FREE alcoholic beverages: 1
Food item of the day: Kimchi Fries Burrito
Number of parties attended: 1
Number of kuttes seen: 5
Amount of swag: 11 Pieces of Stryde Gum, offered 2, turned down 1

– 5 p.m. Neil Young/SXSW Interview @ Ballroom D Austin Convention Center = Thumbs Up
– 8 p.m. Teenburger/Nerdcore Showcase @ Flamingo Cantina = Thumbs Down
– 9 p.m. Polytype/Electronic Showcase @ The Iron Bear = Thumbs Up
– 9:30 p.m. Glass Animals/Harvest Records Showcase @ Haven = Thumbs Down
– 10:20 p.m. Psalm Zero/Pitchfork Show No Mercy Showcase @ Mohawk Indoor = Thumbs Up
– 11 p.m. Power Trip/Pitchfork Show No Mercy Showcase @ Mohawk Outdoor = Thumbs Up
– 11:20 a.m. Primitive Man/Pitchfork Show No Mercy Showcase @ Mohawk Indoor = Thumbs Down
– 12 a.m. Kylesa/Pitchfork Show No Mercy Showcase @ Mohawk Outdoor = Thumbs Up [Pictured]
– 1:05 a.m. Indian/Pitchfork Show No Mercy Showcase @ Mohawk Outdoor = Thumbs Up

Best show of the day:
-11 p.m. Power Trip/Pitchforks Show No Mercy @ Mohawk Outdoor

Classic, head banging that showed off a raging sea of hair onstage, combining ’80s thrash metal with a ’90s sensibility and short bursts of hardcore vocals to keep things agro.