Tampa metal band Prison will try break Guinness record for stage diving on Saturday

The all ages show is and early one with doors at 5:30 to make time for the sink or swim Saturday nights at the Ybor club.

click to enlarge Prison’s Facebook page says the band is “attempting to contact Guinness Book to break the world record for most stage-dives in one set." - Gene Ramirez
Gene Ramirez
Prison’s Facebook page says the band is “attempting to contact Guinness Book to break the world record for most stage-dives in one set."


If super fast metal ain’t your thing, then maybe give sludge metal band Traitors a try. The Florida-based band plays its first show in Tampa since 2019 at Orpheum. Tampa band Prison—along with Weeping Wound, Heavy Hitter, Nailwound, Corpus and Aera Cura—open the show, and according to Prison’s Facebook page , the band is “attempting to contact Guinness Book to break the world record for most stage-dives in one set. If anyone has a contact there, please DM us.” (Maybe Prison should ask fellow Tampeõ metalhead Prince Midnight.)

The all ages show is and early one with doors at 5:30 to make time for the sink or swim Saturday nights at the Ybor club. Kiddos under 18 need a guardian; after the show, you don’t have to go home but, you can’t stay there.

Traitors w/Weeping Wound/Heavy Hitter/Nailwound/Corpus/Aera Cura. Saturday, July 17, 5:30 p.m. $16-$20. Orpheum, Ybor City. theorpheum.com

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