Enter Shikari and letlive. Bring Hardcore to NYC

Enter Shikari and letlive. bring their own takes on hardcore music to the Best Buy Theater in Times Square

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letlive. played a blistering 40 minute set to open the show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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letlive. were led by singer Jason Butler, who was a wrecking ball on stage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jason Butler thrashed about on stage, threw himself on the floor, and even did backflips all while still providing vocals. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Other members include Jean Nascimento on guitar and Ryan Jay Johnson on bass. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jean also played bongos at one point, that is, until Jason picked them up and threw them about the stage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Towards the beginning of the bands set, Jason thanked the crowd for welcoming the band and not being scared of their aggressive music, while also encouraging crowdsurfers. Photos by Michel Dussack
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He managed somehow to balance typical hardcore scream with songs that had very melodic refrains such as "Muther". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Several times throughout the set, he sang while writhing about on the stage floor. Photos by Michel Dussack
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He also spoke about his battle with cancer in the not too distant past. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jason Butler shows off his array of tattoos across his chest and torso. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next to the stage were Enter Shikari who mixed hardcore music with electronics. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist Liam "Rory" Clewlow shreds an aggressive riff laced with an electronic beat in the background. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band relied heavily on their latest album "A Flash Flood of Colour" while sprinkling in some older fan favorites. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Singer, synthesizer player and programmer Rou Reynolds dashes about the stage once he has the underlying beat for a song right. Photos by Michel Dussack
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At one point during their set, Rou encouraged people to form a human pyramid on the floor, and they happily obliged him. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Rou frequently went right to the edge of the stage to get closer to fans, but sometimes that didn't even cut it for him. Photos by Michel Dussack
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And when it's not enough, he jumps into the photo pit and then into the crowd. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Chris Batten wields his bass in an almost weapon-like way, swinging it aggressively. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Chris drops to his knees during a bass heavy segment of a song. Photos by Michel Dussack
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When the band did wrap up their set, there were chants from the crowd for one more song, but alas, there was no more time. Photos by Michel Dussack
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