Originally Posted by slapguitarer
Most of these kids we're talking about that are being "discriminated" against in the case of 21+ shows aren't 12. They're in their late teens. Whether or not we should see pre-teens at metal shows is a whole other story. We're mainly talking about 16+ kids at bar shows.
Yeah, granted but what I'm asking is where do you draw the line if you allow 16 year-olds in every show? Then all the 14 & 15 year-olds will get upset! All-ages shows aren't going to happen all the time because promoters/venues make less money off of them and they cost more to run.