Electro-emos kick off Main Stage at festival
New York four-piece Mindless Self Indulgence opened the Main Stage at Leeds Festival today (August 22) with a confrontational performance.
Before performing ‘Prescription’, the singer goaded the crowd into calling the band “assholes”, before he himself joked the audience were “stupid motherfuckers”.
The group, which also features bassist Lyn-Z, wife of My Chemical Romance‘s Gerard Way, mostly performed tracks from their 2008 album ‘If’, including the aggressive ‘Evening Wear’, as well as older tracks, including ‘Faggot’.
Before ‘Bitches’, the band asked the crowd to send their “voodoo” to heal Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison‘s broken ankle, which forced the metal band to pull out of today’s line-up on the Main Stage.
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