This one’s for the beautiful people….
The artist is not there to be worshipped or adored. They’re there to be enjoyed. The audience is not there to be politely asked to buy the T-shirts, to be patted on the head and to go home. The audience is a part of the artist. They’re friends. Allies. A show is a rock’n’roll ritual. The bands are the witchdoctors, the medicine men, the wise men. The band entice, preach, encourage, unite, excite …
— vocalist Kory Clarke in Kerrang! magazine, 1991
(Hat tip: Blank Crisis)