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razvan1234
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Joined: Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:44 am
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Location: Romania
PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:57 am 
 

Hello! This is my first post on this site and I don't know if I am posting at the right category so don't insult me ok?
I am wearing glasses since I was a little child because I have myopia.I haven't seen any metal musician playing live on stage with glasses on,and that wouldn't be a problem for me because I don't see a big difference with or without my glasses since my eyesight isn't that bad and I could get rid of them anytime,but the problem is that my eyes start to hurt after 10 minutes without glasses and then my eyes start crying and I get headaches.
So,it is ok if I bring my glasses when playing on stage?And it is something unmetal about it?Will people laugh at me because of that?

Sorry for bad english. :nazi:

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somefella
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Joined: Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:57 pm
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Location: Singapore
PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:53 am 
 

There isn't a rule saying you can't. But if are worried about looking cool, get contact lenses.
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JohnTheDrummer
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Joined: Sat May 12, 2007 2:25 pm
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Location: Seattle, WA, USA
PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:52 pm 
 

Ihsahn seems to always wear glasses on stage, at least with his solo stuff. Sound > appearance.
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Twisted_Psychology
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Joined: Sat May 16, 2009 8:22 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:59 pm 
 

I always wear mine on stage though I've thought about trying it a time or two without them. Ultimately, I'd rather not let things like that hinder my performance and I don't think anyone is really thinking less of you for wearing them anyway.
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tomcat_ha
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Joined: Fri Oct 27, 2006 8:05 am
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Location: Netherlands
PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:14 pm 
 

just get sunglasses, wear a leather jacket and get really drunk.

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Terminus
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Joined: Sun Jun 08, 2003 12:55 pm
Posts: 348
Location: United States
PostPosted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:35 pm 
 

From personal experience of having to wear sunglasses on stage due to occasional light sensitivity issues, the big reason people don't wear glasses too often is the risk of flinging them off your head while headbanging. I've lost a pair of sunglasses to it...thankfully it was a cheap $10 pair in my case.

If you have a way of keeping them firmly attached, by all means, go for it.

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Porman
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Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2005 5:00 pm
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Location: Sweden
PostPosted: Fri Apr 10, 2015 5:40 am 
 

Fuck it. Ludde, the vocalist in Blood Mortized wears glasses on stage and he tears it up.
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