The Story So Far/4YS Assist Fan
2014-07-07 by DaisyHill | 49 Comments
The Story So Far vocalist Parker Cannon and other members of The Story so Far and Four Year Strong recently took a stand against a member of
security at the Montreal leg of Warped Tour.

The member of security was seen using excessive force towards a fan repeatedly pushing him to the ground face first.

The altercation was in fact caught on video, not once, but twice.





Tagged: The Story So Far

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Crawl
July 7th 2014
1628 Comments


that's pretty awesome


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Cygnatti
July 7th 2014
21353 Comments


Why is this news?

Betray
July 7th 2014
3604 Comments


Go Parker

Hate overzealous/dickhead staff/security at shows man

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TheGreatQ
July 7th 2014
1470 Comments


Why is this news? [2]

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Calc
July 7th 2014
12251 Comments


maybe i missed it, i saw the guard push him down once, then push him away. I get it was by his head but it looked more excessive than it probably was....

henryChinaski
July 7th 2014
2796 Comments


Why is this news? [3]

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dimsim3478
July 7th 2014
5183 Comments


I get it was by his head but it looked more excessive than it probably was....

naturally very alarming

Why is this news?

to my knowledge, security "not doing their job properly" is a fairly prevalent issue with punk shows and it's good to see the performers sticking up for the kids. if this were an actual legitimate reliable music news article it would probably file under "awareness" and/or "publicity", the latter because it clearly gives Parker and co. a good sticking-up-for-the-little-guy look

also i went to this festival in Australia and the Wonder Years did kind of the same thing and it was very awesome to see from the crowd https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQYPPpJ0d_8

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Betray
July 7th 2014
3604 Comments


It's a performer sticking up for his fans.

YakNips
July 7th 2014
11967 Comments


I DON'T CARE IF HE WAS ON DRUGS
OR IF HE HAD A KNIFE
IT'S UN-FUCKING-CALLED FOR

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Betray
July 7th 2014
3604 Comments


"maybe i missed it, i saw the guard push him down once, then push him away. I get it was by his head but it looked more excessive than it probably was...."

dude come on the guard was very clearly being malicious and putting all of his force into the pushes and trying to hurt the kid


TheSupernatural
July 7th 2014
1242 Comments


Half of show security guards seem to be good at helping prevent and solve problems, while the other half are causing them or making them worse.

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ScarlettPimpernail
July 7th 2014
222 Comments


Oh wow

TheGreatQ
July 7th 2014
1470 Comments


I've only seen security cause a problem once. The bassist of the band jumped into the crowd (without his bass), and when
he tried to get back on stage one security guy thought he was just some fan trying to get on stage and grabbed him. Then
they started getting violent with each other before the other security guys told him it was the bassist.

OwMySnauze
July 7th 2014
1068 Comments


Both bands should be kicked off the tour [5]

Betray
July 7th 2014
3604 Comments


lol ok

GuanoBumbershoot
July 7th 2014
1462 Comments


Go enjoy your super neutered "punk rawk" festival kids.

YakNips
July 7th 2014
11967 Comments


agreed go to a basement show fucking punk-plebs

Sanders
July 7th 2014
2353 Comments


best security guard I ever met threw me onto the stage at a Goldfinger concert

great times

Slut
July 7th 2014
2470 Comments


I hate the "this isn't news comments"


Sometimes it's nice to read something other than band posts artwork or bands new album or whatever. Variety is cool

Calc
July 7th 2014
12251 Comments


"dude come on the guard was very clearly being malicious and putting all of his force into the pushes and trying to hurt the kid"

if he WANTED to hurt the kid he would've hurt him, that security guard was huge, he just shoved him by the head, which is still kinda fuked up.

Slut
July 7th 2014
2470 Comments


They're kids at fucking wapred tour for Christ's sake

Feather
July 7th 2014
1368 Comments


That was awesome. Respect.

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Tikicobra
July 7th 2014
573 Comments


Let's all hate on people for being kids and enjoying music festivals.

Italianjesusfootball
July 7th 2014
266 Comments


damn

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Balerion
July 7th 2014
554 Comments


Go parker

Cygnatti
July 7th 2014
21353 Comments


Should we be making news articles about this kinda shit every time it happens? ffs

Slut
July 7th 2014
2470 Comments


No. It's nice to see articles like this every once and a while, if something like this was posted ALL the time instead of every now and then that would be annoying

Betray
July 7th 2014
3604 Comments


i mean idk how often does a member of a somewhat popular band confront then get assaulted by security?

Futures
July 7th 2014
11685 Comments


this isn't news lol. anyone who saw it would do the same.

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DaisyHill
July 7th 2014
168 Comments


I thought i would share as it's about a band and it's pretty interesting/entertaining which to me is music news, i like seeing a band stand up for their fans like this, also cheers to whoever sorted out the formatting (i messed it up when i edited to correct my spelling)

DaisyHill
July 7th 2014
168 Comments


The other reason it's newsworthy to me is the videos, if it was just text that would be boring

Hospital
July 7th 2014
2061 Comments


I used to sleep on these guys, but they're such a good band. Happy I decided to give them a fair listen, love the vocals.

Thunderkat
July 7th 2014
576 Comments


publicity stunt, they're both probably releasing a new album soon

Hospital
July 7th 2014
2061 Comments


^ fys is about to release an ep! hl3 confirmed

Thunderkat
July 7th 2014
576 Comments


told ya

Aftertheascension
July 7th 2014
388 Comments


Why is this news? [4]

PorcelainRain
July 7th 2014
537 Comments


As news moderator, I say this is music news. /thread

Kris.
July 7th 2014
12345 Comments


lol security at a punk show bunch of pussies

Thunderkat
July 7th 2014
576 Comments


But they're not punk.

Kris.
July 7th 2014
12345 Comments


yea theyre pop punk, makes em even bigger pussies imo

Aftertheascension
July 8th 2014
388 Comments


Pop punk is full of pussies. It's the boybands of the rock/metal/punk oriented music (along with the bad eggs of Deathcore) Panic!, You Me At Six, etc. are disgraces to mankind.

Kris.
July 8th 2014
12345 Comments


"favorite bands

Saosin, Opeth, Make Them Suffer, Whitechapel, Disturbed, Iron Maiden, Rebelution, Sonata Artica, Ensiferum, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Metallica, Jamies Elsewhere, Avenged Sevenfold, August Burns Red, Aborted, Cattle Decapitation, Benighted, ,"


oh.

Cygnatti
July 8th 2014
21353 Comments


2/5 taste smh

Betray
July 8th 2014
3604 Comments


"lol security at a punk show"

lol security at a music festival with over 100 acts

someguest
July 8th 2014
20879 Comments


this isn't even punk, this is pop punk

if anything this altercation put some hair on his chest, and maybe he'll even question his terrible music taste now

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Cygnatti
July 8th 2014
21353 Comments


^ you give them too much credit, probably not at all.

Aftertheascension
July 8th 2014
388 Comments


because I definitely pay attention to my favorite bands list kris

zaruyache
July 9th 2014
6895 Comments


I liked the part in the second vid at the end when that guy dives back into the crowd out of nowhere, and the two
security dudes just look at each other and shrug.

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SadAndHolyGlow
July 10th 2014
1524 Comments


Dang. The fence hit sounded intense.

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