1MM: Photos of Cerebral Ballzy & The Black Lips @ The Shank

Photos by Andrew Parks

So what if “M.I.A.,” “O Katrina!” and “Dirty Hands” were the only Black Lips songs that survived the Shank’s murky mix on Saturday? Considering the way people rushed the stage from the start, the point of JellyNYC’s “secret show” was quite simple–to shotgun beer and slam into 18-year-old kids who looked like they’d just seen Black Flag for the first time. (You can blame Cerebral Ballzy and an all-ages bill for that one.)

Anyway, here’s what survived the wreckage as we stood on stage and tried to keep one of the band’s speakers from crushing a couple fans…