General smell of the room before Corpse: Beer-sweat, kielbasa, and cheap plastic.
“The Black Dahlia Murder (left) is everywhere: They just chill in the crowd and outside, talking to fans and watching the music. That’s pretty old-school. Young Metallica would do that.
Young Metallica: That’s right, I said it.”
Words to get used to if you want to be a metal journalist: “You’re not on the list.”
Check under Revolver: “Yeah, we get it. You’re not on here.”
Number of editors contacted: Two.