Slam dancing started when punk rock music started. It is the original form of "moshing". Back in the mid 70's and in the 80's punk rockers slammed danced. There wasn't any hardcore violence involved. Ask anyone who actually lived through the era of punk rock and they will tell you the truth about slam dancing. "Moshing" is a new term for slam dancing but isn't slam dancing at all. Slam dancing basically consisted of jumpin around and not really doing any actual dance moves. It wasn't purposly violent dancing.
"Hey look at those scenester kids "moshing" and thinkin they are slam dancing."
Form of dancing brought about by early punk and thrash bands, now mainly used in the presence of modern hardcore and metalcore. Unlike a general mosh pit, slam dancing actually shows signs of enjoying the music and having a brain. By using kicks and punches, the dance is a way to let off violent energy without actually hurting anybody.
There's too many nu-metal kids grinding on each other's bodies for us to go slam dancing.
A form of "dancing" used by pre-pubescent scenesters
and older emo/scene eunuchs alike. These people are not true music fans, they go to shows to be seen by their friends. This display of jackassery
annoys the piss out of true fans, who end up beating the scenesters to bloody pulps between sets. These kids don't have the nuts
At the Dream Theater/Opeth/3/Between the Buried and Me concert yesterday, the mosh pit started when some asswipe's slam dancing connected with a Dream Theater fan. The true fans around beat the slam dancers down mercilessly.
term used by heroin users for injecting via needle thus slamming it all at once and getting the greatest slam dance of a rush.
Bill chews his. Max snorts his. I slam dance mine. Aww, look at him slam dancing that brown rock.
What hardcore and some emo kids do when they go to metal shows. It consists of randomly swinging their arms and kicking in random directions. The point of these people is so that true metalheads have a reason to be pissed off and therefore mosh harder. A new game has arisen in the metal scene called "Who owns slam dancers the hardest."
"Those kids are slam dancing. Lets stomp them."
To skank or slam in a pit
Total Chaos kicked ass the pit was huge almost everone was slam dancing
A Southern Michigan Tradition, developed by school of choice pupils, where under the circumstance that angsty teen rock is heard by these pupils, an outrageous headbanging and fist throwing session occurs. This usually lasts for the length of the song; unless it is not appealing. In recent weeks, the slam dancing ritual has been taken up by well-known celebrity, Paul Walker, and his faithfuls. This trend will surely become a national craze without a shadow of a doubt.
Dave had to stop his car because Andrew and Damon were slam dancing so violently, that the car was shaking uncontrollably.