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Warped Tour 2002

Warped Tour 2002: live in New Yorklive in New York (2002)
Warped Tour

Reviewer Rating: 4


Contributed by: elliotElliot
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On August 10, it was once again time for every New York punk's pilgrimage to the Woodside train station, where busses were waiting to bring us to Randall's Island, site of the Warped Tour. With the sheer number of big-name punk bands playing this year, the crowd was as large as ever. As we got.


On August 10, it was once again time for every New York punk's pilgrimage to the Woodside train station, where busses were waiting to bring us to Randall's Island, site of the Warped Tour. With the sheer number of big-name punk bands playing this year, the crowd was as large as ever.

As we got on line outside of the venue, we noticed a sign posted, saying that The Used and Thursday will be the first main-stage acts. Seeing this, I promptly cut about 6,000 people in line (if any of them are reading this, sorry). Getting past the usual mob of people, friskings, and bag-checking, I entered the main-stage area. The first thing I noticed was that this year they had a giant band-listing in the middle of the fairgrounds. This was a wonderful upgrade from the past years, where you would have to track down a schedule by going from booth to booth.

The first band I saw was Thursday. Despite the crowd still filing in, they got a huge reaction. They stuck to songs from their hit CD "Full Collapse," and pretty much just played without talking. Overall, they were good, but not as good as I've seen before in a smaller venue.

Before Thursday finished, I headed over to a smaller stage to catch the end of Bigwig's set. They played awesomely, and had a lot of crowd-members singing along, as well as a nice-sized circle pit going on. After Bigwig finished up, I moved over to the Drive-Thru stage to see the beginning of the Movielife's set. It was basically their homecoming Warped show (there are probably more kids from Long Island at Warped than from NYC or Jersey), and they made it special, with an energetic performance.

I skipped half of the Movielife's set, in order to go to the main stage to see Ozma play. Despite the crowd not really knowing who they were (I was asked at least 5 times during their set), they rocked out and put on a good show. Their performance of "Korobeiniki" (the background song from Tetris) got the crowd on their side, and closing song "Rocks" got a big ovation. I think Ozma won over more than a few fans at this show.

The next band I caught was Allister. Though they had a small crowd compared to other Drive-Thru Stage artists, they really got the crowd going. The bassist did his usual stage-diving, and they had the crowd sing along to the chorus of their finale song, "Radio Player."

After a lengthy wait between bands I wanted to see, finally the Alkaline Trio took the stage. I had really been anticipating their set, but unfortunately, they just didn't play well, and offered very little energy. Though they did play all of my favorite songs, something was just flat. I'm willing to give them another chance, but I was definately not happy with their set on this day.

After briefly viewing a few bands I had a casual interest in (and just for the record, Bad Religion was good and Good Charlotte was bad), I made my way to the ExcessDB.com Stage for perhaps the most anticipated act of the day: Long Island's own From Autumn To Ashes. This young emo-metal-core quintet has become a huge name locally, and is ready to break huge in the rest of the nation. They put on an excellent show, in front of the largest side-stage crowd of the day. Playing for 45 minutes (the longest of any band that day, as far as I know), they played all their biggest songs, saving "Short Stories With Tragic Endings" for the end, after screams for it all set long. From start to finish, F.A.T.A. rocked, and was in my opinion the top act of the day.

After viewing MxPx and the Bosstones from afar (both were good, but not great), I headed into the crowd for the final two bands of the day: Newfound Glory, and NOFX. NFG was up first. They played a nice mix of the 3 best songs from the new CD, the 4 best songs off the old CD, and the best cover song. They had everyone in the crowd moving, and played as well as ever. Personally, I'd prefer to see them playing their own show, where there are less assholes in the crowd (more on that later). Overall though, they rocked.

El Hefe: "Hey man, I got a house payment to make, so I'm giving it my all up here!"
Fat Mike: "I'm already loaded, so I'm only giving you guys about 60%."
NOFX closed the show, and Mike's statement pretty much sums up my feeling about their set. They were funny between songs, and they played all the favorites (including their reggae cover of Rancid's "Radio"), but they just don't seem to care while they're playing, and it ruins the feeling in the crowd. They finished up, and everyone left.

Once again, the two main problems at Warped Tour flared this year. First of all, I don't know about other locations, but the NY show takes place on basically a vacant field, which is very little grass and a lot of dirt. With all the movement in the crowd, a lot of dirt gets kicked up, and it's virtually unavoidable to come home from Warped not covered head-to-toe in dirt, with a fair amount having gone down your throat. The other problem with Warped, which I'm sure is encountered at every show, is the sheer number of assholes in the crowd. These are people who punch/kick others who aren't in the moshpit, people who stage-dive feet-first, 250-pound dudes who crowd surf and expect little girls to hold them up, and in fact crowd-surfers in general (I came to watch the band, not stand facing the opposite way so I can make sure I don't get kicked in the head). I know some people complain about the teenybopper presence at Warped, but I'd rather have them standing behind me singing along than some guy who thinks his green mohawk is a license to suckerpunch me and call it dancing.

These problems aside, I enjoyed my trip to Warped. There's always so many bands, that there's sure to be a bunch that you will like.

 

 
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Anonymous (December 17, 2005)

yeah i woulnt say its the best concert ive ben to but it was good and for all you peoples who said punk rock is dead your dum dums

Anonymous (August 18, 2002)

YOU'RE ALL FUCKING INSANE!!!!!
I agree that the 2002 Warped Tour was not up to standards this year and true we tend to see alot of the same bands year after year(NOFX,MXPX,etc) but hey,music is music and whether you like it or not,there still are some really great bands playing on that tour no matter what.
Punk's Dead only if you want it to be but for some including myself it's a style of music I still love and that's all there is to it.Everyone's entitled to their own opinion and I certainly respect all of yours whether I agree with you or not.
ALL is an amazing band and so are The Descendents.I'll take both of them anyday.
Bad Religion is amazing as well and despite whether you like their old stuff or new I've never felt let down ever.After 20 years they must've done something right because they're still here.
NOFX are great too but certainly not my favorites but hey that's just my opinion.
MXPX are good and I'll just leave it at that.
As for all the rest you'll have to decide for yourself.
PUNKS NOT DEAD!!!!!!!
ONLY THE PEOPLE WHO GIVE UP ON IT ARE AND THAT'S THAT.
Enjoy!:)

waste_elite (August 18, 2002)

i love the Descendents. All was ok but they should have called it quits years ago. seriously, it's been tired and generic for years now.

Anonymous (August 17, 2002)

ALL is generic? No, ALL (and the Descendents) helped create the pop-punk sound. If you play a style you created, it's not generic.

waste_elite (August 17, 2002)

"PUNK IS DEAD
THANK GOD !!!!!!!!"

if you hate punk so much, why did you bother to go to the warped tour and why did you bother to go to a punk site and say shit like this. pathetic.

"Lagwagon, randy, Mighty migthy, All, Mad Caddies and others that i don't remember went here in my country portugal, to preformance at warped tour....
Who cares about NOFX they're so cliché!!!"

you like Lagwagon (a NOFX ripoff) but call NOFX cliche. plus the Mad Caddies and All are about as generic as they come.

people suck

waste_elite (August 17, 2002)

>>I think I'll just listen to my Sex Pistols records instead.There's more talent in one song on that record than there is of any band performing at the Warped Tour

Anonymous (August 17, 2002)

I think I'll just listen to my Sex Pistols records instead.There's more talent in one song on that record than there is of any band performing at the Warped Tour.

Anonymous (August 17, 2002)

All you hardcore bastards, give me a break. Stay at home and listen to the Sex Pistols record you bought back in 1979 or some shit like that. The Warped Tour is not hardcore, get over it (although the teenyboppers are kind of annoying).

Anonymous (August 17, 2002)

By far the worst Warped Tour I've ever seen.Where do I begin.Hmm,let's see!
Okay,let's start with the big headliners first-
Bad Religion-In a nutshell they pretty much sucked.Fucking tired,old,and pretty much washed up.Look fellas,do yourself a favor and just retire.You used to be my favorite but I've pretty much given up on you already.Greg Hetson is your saving grace and Brooks heavy metal drumming is just pointless already.RIP.............
NOFX-They should just be called NOGOOD or NOTFUNNY.Sorry guys,the joke's old already and don't you think you're a little too old for this?Next Please!
NFG-How about BAD or SHT......
MXPX-The Lord Be With You.Pray you get better fellas........
The Damned-How about The Sad........
Flogging Molly-Where are you guys from again?
NO Use For A Name-no use for a band.Sorry!
And for all the other Warped acts------
YAWN...................................
PUNK IS DEAD
THANK GOD !!!!!!!!

Anonymous (August 16, 2002)

im having a problem with kids just going to warped tour and paying no attention to the small local shows happening everyday, time and time again i go to "big" shows and see loads of people there and then go to local shows and theres 8 maybe its different in other places besides utah, but i think its pretty fucking sad that no kid in utah that ive talked to has heard of the used (have played in and around SLC for about a year and half) until a month ago, and that my friend, i believe is the downfall of "the scene"

Anonymous (August 16, 2002)

pat i like ur brother
how about that european dude.
handsdown313

Basket031 (August 16, 2002)

Oh well...thank good im an european.... Lagwagon, randy, Mighty migthy, All, Mad Caddies and others that i don't remember went here in my country portugal, to preformance at warped tour....
Who cares about NOFX they're so cliché!!!

Anonymous (August 16, 2002)

Hands down where?

Anonymous (August 16, 2002)

Yea me and my brother. This a problem with you Mike? I mean HandsDown313. If any of my friends actually enjoyed punk I would definitley go with them. -pat41

Handsdown313 (August 15, 2002)

I went today to the Warped in Boston and it was fuckin great. I was a bit disappointed with Good Charlotte.. actually.. really disappointed. I didnt stay for New Found Glory, but my friends did i'll hafta see what they thought... Flogging Molly and MXPX were easily the best bands of the day... and From Autumn to Ashes was awesome except for the fact the drive thru bitches drowned them out.. but hell whatever. PAT41, u and ur brother huh? cool kid...

Anonymous (August 15, 2002)

didnt one of those guys in NFG leave Shai Hulud for NFG? what a sellout.

Anonymous (August 15, 2002)

punk is trendy now. sucks that the nu-metal curse is now upon all of your bands. enjoy!

waste_elite (August 15, 2002)

uhhh, wrong thread man. go to the revelation review.

Anonymous (August 15, 2002)

Yeah, 7 seconds were a good band, but Start Today owns anything they've ever done.

Anonymous (August 14, 2002)

Water is 4 bucks....

Anonymous (August 14, 2002)

To THAT_GUY down there who said people shouldnt complain about the heat. There is a BIG difference between Texas heat and New England heat during the Summer. Last year I went to Warped and it was 95 degrees out but with humidity I think it was up in the 100's somewhere. It was ridiculous. This year is supposed to be even hotter. And you know what a bottle of water costs $2.50... and then they run out of ice so you are drinking 95 degree water. I couldnt even feel the water in my mouth because the 2 temperature were so close. But I have never complained, in fact I have always wanted it to be hotter. I want there to be no clouds in the sky and 100 degrees so that all the wimps will not come and leave room for me and my brother to actually have fun. I hate it when people complain about heat too but dont call them wimps for it. Id rather be hot than freezing like in the winter. WARPED IS TOMORROW FOR ME! woo hoo!-pat41

Anonymous (August 14, 2002)

did you say "awesomely?"

Anonymous (August 14, 2002)

Yeah. During Nofx I saw the biggest mixes of age. I saw at least thirty kids that were 12 or under (some looked like they were 9). Some were in their thirties. The majority were 13 - 20s.

Uhm and to the guy who said Nofx couldn't work the crowd. I was at Flogging Molly, I watched Ozma, Big Wig, Bad Religion, Reel Big Fish, etc... And a lot more. The crowd was pumped like crazy on Randall's Island when Nofx came on. I should know I was on the front railing and I grabbed on for dear life and had to turn back every five seconds because somebody was crowd surfing. Out of all the shows I saw that day Nofx had the most crowd surfing and the whole crowd was getting into it. So I am going to assume you are talking about Nofx on a different part of the tour because otherwise we saw two very different shows.

Anonymous (August 14, 2002)

I think fat mike would be joking about the punk is for adults thing, cause well it's not. Not to mention more than half his fans are not adults.

Anonymous (August 14, 2002)

why is punk only for adults, Im 16 and i have been listen to it since i was 13. I DONT fucking listen to poppy shit, I work my ass of at my job, just like you, I goto shows just like you, I buy CDs just like you, I dont go to Hot Topic Unlike you (Mailorder rules).

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

you're also fucking dumb for complaining about the dust. what the fuck did you think was going to happen? anti-flag all work for the govt., if you don't know that you're pretty fucking stupid. the best was when NOFX said "IF YOU'RE 18 OR OVER GO REGISTER GREEN PARTY AND VOTE DEMOCRATIC SO WE CAN GET THIS FUCKER OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE 'CAUSE OUR COUNTRY FUCKING SUCKS NOW. AND IF YOU'RE NOT 18, IF YOU'RE LIKE 15, WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU DOING AT A PUNK SHOW? PUNK ROCK IS FOR ADULTS."

they were the best band of the night, well, tied with bad religion.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

nofx doesn't give a shit what you think fucker, damn man..you're into allister? you casually enjoy bad religion? you have no fucking idea what punk rock is. you should be killed along with the thousands like you who think they're emotional and depressed because they listen to dashboard confessiona.

evildeadalive (August 13, 2002)

I like the Gorge but there's too much damn walking involved. It's like 10 minutesd from the main stage to some of the other stages... Makes it hard to see all the bands I wanted to see.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

I was fucking pissed, I missed BigWig

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

i was at that show, the dust was terrible.

psychorudeboy (August 13, 2002)

is it true that that drummer for blink 182 drummed for the casualties?

SOYBOMB (August 13, 2002)

LOL

Peace,
-SOYBOMB-

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

i agree with the guy way the hell down there. the gorge fucking rocked this year. it was great. except, when i shit my pants. that sucked.

wyzo (August 13, 2002)

I got into a bit of a scuffle at a warped, but then I realized the guys wearing black leather from head to toe, and its 98 degrees with the sun beating down, and I sort of understand why hes so angry, anybody that fucking stupid has got to have issues with dealing with his obsession with image over function.

I mean for one day when its that hot, leave the spikes, and the leather, and the hair gel at home, then maybe you wouldnt be so mad your an idiot.

wyzo

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

did anyone else notice a whole bunch of ice cubes or something like that being hurled at nfg, i couldnt tell exactly, i mean i saw all the water bottles being thrown at them, but it looked like before that a whole bunch of ice cubes were being thrown from the side or something, i dont know maybe its just me....p.s. yes flogging molly seemed in my opinon to have the best set of the day, they just seemed to have tho most fun in a genuine way, while it seems like other bands try to force it

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

hey i'm going on Sunday in detroit. Can you bring outside food/water/backpacks in??? and what time does the show end?

Thanks

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

yeah, apparently flogging molly didn't play

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

The best band at NYC Warped was SWORN ENEMY. They tore shit up especially when they played IDS.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

I went to the Asbury Park show on the 11th, and it wasn't that good. The Bosstones, Flogging Molly, and Bad Religion were the best acts. I can't stand talking to friends from my town after the show. If I ask who they saw, I get answers like Simple Plan, Good Charlotte, Something Comporate, The Starting Line, etc. I hate my town.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

Flogging Molly was easily the best act there, shame on you for missing them. They never cease to amaze me and the pit was more intense for them than any other band, you literally couldn't see a thing from the massive dust cloud (four days later, I'm still coughing up dirt). Rx Bandits also, as always, put on a great show, and Five Iron Frenzy surprised me with an excellent performance as well. The Bosstones also rocked, and Bad Religion did an amazing job with their set. NOFX was indeed disappointing...they just couldn't get the crowd going. I should have gone and seen the Planet Smashers instead. All in all a good review, but you should definitely check out Flogging Molly, they were the highlight of the day for just about anyone who saw them. -ctmaro

Drizzt7_drek (August 13, 2002)

Yeah, I agree with that guy below me. The Deviants were awesome, so much so that I purchased a CD even though I can get them for free. I had never heard of them before, but they were great even though only 20 people were in the crowd to see them. I'm a bit disappointed in the CD though, live they were so intense, but the album was kinda weak.

No one mentioned Boy Sets Fire, but I think Atlanta (where I went) was their last show.

Bad Religion was great in Atlanta, too.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

Warped Tour was awesome! It has been awhile since I've gone to a really good show.

I do have to disagree with your comments about Nofx, I thought they put on one of the best performances of the night. No Use for a Name probably put on the best. I was disappointed with Bad Religion too; they sounded really crappy compared to how I know they can sound. I agree though I listened to Ozma and Big Wig for the first time there and they definitely both won me over as a fan!

Bosstones sucked on stage too!!!

I also agree with crowd surfers. They piss me off sometimes. When I am trying to watch a band it is really annoying to have to look back and make sure nobody is about to kick my head off (I did get kicked in the head too, stupid bastards!)

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

Man,
Traffic was fucking horrible.

I left right after Death By Stereo's set.

Peace,
-SOYBOMB-

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

Bosstones and Flogging Molly rocked the most, by far. Flogging Molly was really fuckin insane. Guttermouth was pretty good, as was mxpx, reel big fish, finch and even Ozma. Bad Religion was alright, same with Alkaline Trio. I left in the middle of NFG - I don't even know why I stayed that long. NOFX came after them so I missed them too, but after talking to some people about their show, it seems I made the right decision. The only thing that sucked was the fact that The Used went on like 11:45. With the NYC traffic, I'm sure most people missed their set, just as i did. Thats a shame because I heard they rock live and I have never seen them. I also missed Thursday because of the traffic, but I've seen them a whole bunch of times already, so that was okay.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

Bunch of shitty bands.

SOYBOMB (August 13, 2002)

"30 CDs for around $30"?

What the fuck..
That just can't be true.

All CD's I saw there were like 10$ each.

Peace,
-SOYBOMB-

THAT_GUY (August 13, 2002)

To that guy who said - it was 90 degrees,oh my GOD,I was gonna DIE !! HAHA,what a fucking PUSSY !!I live in Texas,in the Summer,that's a GOOD day. When I went and saw LTJ last month,that was the only show,I have EVER complained about heat,and you can ask ANYONE from Houston who went,it was probably 110-120 degrees,literally,even their singer had to take a break.I'll admit though,our Warped was inside,but that's only cause the outside stages were rained out.But no more fucking whining about heat,unless you live in the South,and even then,SHUT THE FUCK UP AND GET USED TO IT !!!oh,and Warped seemed to suck to me this year,except for the dirt-cheap prices on merch(compared to stores and such-I got about 30 CDs for around $30)and the chance to have a place where bands interact with the crowd more than usual.(I met guys and girls from Never Heard of it,MxPx,Casualties,Something Cororate,Trust Company,3rd Strike,Eyeliners,Thursday,and a couple of others)To me,Warped seems more like a big "punk" flea market,with a background concert,than a concert with merch booths,anyone else get this idea ?

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

When you talk about the best performances and bands on this years bill, how can you forget the deviates. They put on the best show in my opinion. They had the most energy and passion and to top it off they were on the small stage.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

aaa played pretty well- but dont have much prescence on stage. i saw the river ciry rebels at nyc warped last year and they rock out.

the unseen were not on this show.
total choas were aight, casualties were okay too.
wanted dead didnt show up... that sucked. fuck nfg...fuck them in their stupid asses.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

alright people- when reveiwing warped tour i think it's really lame when you tell us all the lousy bands you saw. for anyone who missed this warped- there were great performances by non popcrap bands as follows:
THE DAMNED
worthless united
world/inferno friendship soceity
casualties
against all authority
planet smashers..list could go on..

i feel kinda bad for those who shelled out 30 bucks for this show to watch the shit bands listed in this reveiw. that autumn to ashes band is awful. i remember when harcore used to be intimidating..these cutesy suburban rich kids can have all the hype in the world.. but it doesnt mean they're any good.

am i the only one that snuck into this incrediably overpriced show?!!

waste_elite (August 13, 2002)

out of all of the warped reviews, nobody mentioned AAA. i'm curious to hear how their live show is. same goes for the casualties and unseen.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

Elliot you did an amazing job reviewing this event. It was so beautiful.

JAM

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

In DC the dust was really bad, especially during NFG's set, but otherwise it kicked ass. Best band I saw was probably The Used or Allister.

CallingLondon (August 13, 2002)

woops

CallingLondon (August 13, 2002)

i thought it was great. this was my first warped tour, and i had a lot of fun. Flogging Molly was probably the best. Bad Religion was great, Nofx was good, No Use was good, Alkaline Trio was good, hell even Something Corporate was alright, and i can't stand that band on album. I walked out on Good Charlotte, and wanted to walk out on New Found Glory (i don't like either of them, some of my friends i went with do, however). I swear to god, i've never seen so many fucking flying waterbottles in my life. And the crowd surfers at NFG were annoying too. i got kicked in the head a few times. god, i hate crowd surfers. one good point about this show was the free water. for most of the day there was a water truck that just gave out water for free. Towards the end it ran out, though. oh well. i had fun.

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

MXPX, NOFX and New Found Glory all played after Bad Religion? You guys got screwed...

Anonymous (August 13, 2002)

"there are probably more kids from Long Island at Warped than from NYC or Jersey"

So true.

NY Warped this year was easilly the worst ever.

The only good points were: Folly, FATA, BigWig, AAA, Flogging Molly

Anonymous (August 12, 2002)

The dirt...the unholy dirt!!! Dust boogers man! Anyway, it was my first time going on the Warped and it was good, but not great. To be out there at 90 degrees with a bottle of Pepsi cost 3 bucks. They are trying to kill kids. Thursday's set was good, Reel Big Fish stirred up the crowd, and Bad Religion had a great set. On other stages, Five Iron Frenzy had kids going, Prevent Falls played a real good set (too bad ppl didn't notice them), Sky(came)falling had ppl's attention, Rx Bandits made ppl dance, while Quarashi made ppl flip the bird more than moshing. From Autumns To Ashes had the best set with raw energy leaking from their ears. Back on the main stage, Lagwagon was goofy off as one would expect, NFG had kids singing, Flogging Molly represented the Irish kids, and NOFX performed procrastination at their best (gotta love El Hefe's Speedy Gonzalez accent). Probably the only band that sucked was Good Charlotte (most of the ppl waited for Mxpx to perform). In closing, my first Warped was good to see your favorite band while discovering new ones. However, with the dust bowl happening and having G.I.T.F. (Genitals In The Face) at the 2 main stages, it wasn't good as expected.

SOYBOMB (August 12, 2002)

Warped in NY kinda sucked.

The dust is a HUGE problem not because it will get on ones clothes, but it makes it hard to breathe when watching a bands set.

This happened especially to me during Flogging Molly. I swear, I could hardly see the band at times.. Even the bassist had to put a bandana over his mouth and nose to try and sheild himself from the all the heavy dust.

I wandered about alot throughout the day, and there WAS a huge "teenie-bopper" presance there. In fact, while I was on the line, I was standing infront of these 3 15 year old girls who were debating if the guys from "Finch" are hotter than the guys from "Thursday".. They then went onto talk about how they get wasted and stuff and how "punk" they are.. Truly sickening.

Scott,
You sir, were very correct.
The ?ffect rocked hard. I'm glad I caught their set.

I managed to see the following:
Flogging Molly (easily the best of the day)
The ?ffect
Death By Stereo (most energetic set of the day. The lead singer would run into the crowd and grab people to sing along which caused a pileup on him)
The Casualties (they also were amongst the crowd watching Death By Stereo's Energetic set)
Reel Big Fish
Bad Religion (They sounded a bit tired.. Not as cohesive as the last time I saw them..)
Five Iron Frenzy (pretty good.. pretty good)
Quarashi (this was fucking hillarious.. "Stick Em' Up" anyone?)

and various other bands that i forget..

I spoke to Mike Park for like a half an hour, very cool guy. He told me that Warped has been agonizing for him. He thought it'd be a vacation but he was ever so wrong.

I also spoke to the guys from TenX (they didn't play though.. Full Warped date my fucking ass..) and they were really cool, especially Nick. Can't wait to see them back in NY, I even referred the Temple to them (the Brooklyn venue) cause they told me its hard to book shows in NYC.

Ah well...

Warped was decent at best.. I came in 2nd Place in that bullshit Virtua Fighter 4 tournament in the Playstation 2 tent.

Peace,
-SOYBOMB-

Anonymous (August 12, 2002)

Best venue in the world : THE GORGE

Anonymous (August 12, 2002)

you should of not seen those pop-punk bands,(alkine trio,Alister,etc.)and you should of seen bands like the casualties, the unseen. Hell, even Anti-flag.

maverick (August 12, 2002)

You can't capitalize letters at the beginning of sentences; that alone removes the validity of your comment.

-Scott

Anonymous (August 12, 2002)

you like NFG, that alone removes the validity of your review.

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