At the Drive-In :: Arcarsenal (Sydney, 2001)

Depending on who you believe, At the Drive-In were on the verge of becoming the next – and maybe last – band of the 'alternative' era to earn household-name status when they broke up in March 2001. Their performances were always volatile, even hostile; that volatility could sometimes turn inward, as Omar Rodriguez-Lopez’s early exit during a 2000 Conan appearance testifies.

Here, singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala taunts the Big Day Out crowd for not knowing The Fall (“You’re listening to too much hip-hop . . .

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