stage diving

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stage diving

The act of throwing one’s body from a concert stage onto the crowd, usually as a prelude to crowd surfing. Stage diving is most common in rock, punk and heavy metal concerts and may be part of a musician’s act.

Cons
Injury, fractures
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Zachary Davis - the screaming, stage-diving Roger Daltrey look-alike who leads Seattle's Vendetta Red - admits that he can't do love songs.
The band's act includes all the favourites from the 70s, from disco to glam rock classics, and features, among other things, stage-diving, pyrotechnics and several costume changes.
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John also recently broke his finger after stage-diving at Glasgow's ABC during The Dykeenies' headline gig.
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