Me, jumping and flailing as Game Rebellion performed “Dance Girl” at the Be You Artist Series. A few minutes later, they continued their set and a mosh pit formed. About 15 (shirtless) black guys thrashing and pushing each other on the dance floor. As I jammed on the sidelines, my friend nudged me in, and I proceeded to get tossed around in the pit for a few quick seconds. An elbow landed right on nose. I had a stinging pain for the rest of the night. If only I wasn’t wearing my good shoes at the time, I could have really gotten some action. Soooo much fun. My First Mosh.

Here’s the song that started it all: