In case you forgot, brass-heavy rock band Brass Against were the subject of significant controversy last year when vocalist Sophia Urista urinated on a willing fans’ face midway through a festival performance. The band later apologized, as did Urista, but not before they were banned from all NASCAR venue and had a police report filed over it. Now, it appears that someone decided to have some fun with the band on their current European tour with Tool, as there was a ‘No Pee Zone’ sign taped to the stage on opening night.
Urista posted the picture below to her Twitter, which includes the following message:
NO PEE ZONE
No Urine Is to Be –
Deposited, Placed, Distributed, Sprinkled, Poured, and/or Spread
In This Immediate Area
The fact that Urista posted the photo online suggests that this is a good-natured joke between the band and their headliners, or the venue. We know Urista seemed genuinely remorseful for her actions, so if this felt mean-spirited, she might have responded a little more harshly, or not publicly at all.
You want our take? As this author wrote at his last gig, if someone peeing on a consenting fan is so repulsive to you that you demand an apology or would file a police report, get the fuck out of metal. Fuck off entirely. Metal has always been a transgressive outsider’s genre, and if urine is so disgusting to you that you’re clutching your pearls over it, then you don’t deserve this art.
European fans can catch Brass Against with Tool at one of the dates below:
4/25 Oslo, NO Spektrum
4/26 Stockholm, SE Avicii Arena
4/28 Hamburg, DE Barclaycard Arena
4/29 Frankfurt, DE Festhalle
5/2 Manchester, UK AO Arena Manchester
5/4 Birmingham, UK Resorts World Arena
5/6 Dublin, IE 3Arena
5/9 London, UK The O2 Arena
5/12 Paris, FR AccorHotels Arena
5/13 Antwerp, BE Sportpaleis
5/15 Berlin, DE Mercedes-Benz Arena
5/17 Cologne, DE Lanxess Arena
5/19 Amsterdam, NL Ziggo Dome
5/21 Krakow, PL Tauron Arena
5/23 Prague, CZ O2 Arena
5/24 Budapest, HU SportAréna
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