Whats the difference between slam dancing and moshing?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavourite answer
slam dancing preceded moshing, it was started by punks and skins in the 70s and early 80s. moshing was the evolution of slam dancing when thrash and cross over metal came along. then moshing became more mainstream with Nirvana with "Teen Spirit."
A precursor to moshing, called "acookie", can be traced back to 1970s punk rock shows in the form of "the pogo" and was later developed into moshing by the hardcore punk subculture of the early 80s. While many use the terms slamdancing and moshing interchangeably, distinctions can be made in that slamdancing is typically more frantic, with body movements such as arm-swinging, while moshing is slower and more exaggerated
- 1 decade ago
Well theyre both alike..
Moshing can become just as hardcore as slam dancing..
Slam dancing is pretty much were people flip the hell out in a mosh pit.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
About 10 years! But moshing would entail just dancing a bit wild in a thick crowd - slam dancing is more about deliberately hurting people, which really sucks.Source(s): I stopped going to punk concert because of all the Barnie weight lifter dorks who just went there to get in fights and hurt people who cared nothing about the music.
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- ?Lv 41 decade ago
Slam dancing is way more violent than moshing.
- ♫ Jenelle ♫Lv 41 decade ago
Moshing (Done the right way not the silly new "hxc way") is more violent than slap dancing
- 1 decade ago
Slam dancing is more dangerous, its like, were you aggressively push someone or slam into someone, moshing is like just headbanging, crowd surfing ect.
- david cLv 41 decade ago
vodka and cider