Boston Police Acting As Punks To Disband Shows

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 3, 2013

Members of the Boston police force are posing as “punks” online to disband house shows before they even start. Check out details below by clicking “Read More.”

Almost everyone in the DIY scene has had an experience with phony police emails, direct messages on Twitter, and interactions on social media. For some it’s become just another part of the promotion business—a game of spot-the-narc in which the loser gets his show shut down. According to one local musician who asked not to be named, the day before a show this past weekend, police showed up at a house in the Allston neighborhood, home of many of these house shows, claiming that they already knew the bands scheduled to play. The cops told the residents of the house that they found out about the show through email, and they bragged about their phony Facebook accounts.
  1. mentalmenteperdido reblogged this from balance-im-losing-it
  2. half-a-blue-skyy reblogged this from violentknees
  3. violentknees reblogged this from 18004206969
  4. twinkiethedestroyer reblogged this from theoxygeninyourblood
  5. k-almighty reblogged this from theoxygeninyourblood
  6. theoxygeninyourblood reblogged this from sleepypunx
  7. balance-im-losing-it reblogged this from sleepypunx
  8. sleepypunx reblogged this from modernbabeball
  9. digitalisnaranja reblogged this from mandicreally
  10. atrumviscus reblogged this from propertyofzack
  11. grindcoholism reblogged this from mandicreally
  12. somethinglikesomethinglikethat reblogged this from mandicreally
  13. mandicreally reblogged this from carnytrash
  14. parlezvousmae reblogged this from carnytrash
  15. carnytrash reblogged this from propertyofzack
  16. omgidkmybffjon reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    This is dumb! Best house show I ever played was at the audio jungle with @Ikillgiants!
  17. white-hare reblogged this from minimal-impact
  18. itsoundslikethis reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Ugh just let people have house shows, dammit
  19. water-her-rack reblogged this from cuntycarlson
  20. hashtagmeth reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Kill them all.
  21. neversunnyinnorthjersey reblogged this from twoblackbirdsonahighwaysign
  22. lordsquintygiggles reblogged this from twoblackbirdsonahighwaysign
  23. methlabrat reblogged this from twoblackbirdsonahighwaysign
  24. twoblackbirdsonahighwaysign reblogged this from fascicinate
  25. fascicinate reblogged this from selfdestructingmachines
  26. nicholaslemay reblogged this from yoamymac and added:
    FUCK! ARGG
  27. openbooks-havenosecrets reblogged this from kygarbs
  28. lilbabytree reblogged this from whereisthekidwiththechemicals
  29. selfdestructingmachines reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Complete bullcrap! Nice to know any police force of any city/state are spending their time posing as fake individuals on...
  30. kygarbs reblogged this from lifeintheruins
  31. whereisthekidwiththechemicals reblogged this from depression-party
  32. depression-party reblogged this from kluassholeattack
  33. webbsteez reblogged this from propertyofzack
Ernie Ball