Roger "Sucker Punch" Premiere Photos
A few days ago (or was it weeks ago?!), Roger premiered their latest video offering—Sucker Punch. The aforementioned activity took place at Feel So Good Records in South Austin. Take a virtual tour of the friends and family who rolled through and find out who turned pro. Spoiler alert: it wasn’t me! —Michael Sieben
Photos by Dylan Makar
Early arrivers were treated to the techno sensitivities of DJ Bubby Mane
Bubby (Bobby) and (Yüng) Max securing the stage
Grab a cold beer—courtesy of Thirsty Planet Brewing Co.—from Rob the Casher (Cashier) if you’re parched
Or if you’re in the over-40 club, maybe just drink some damn water. Elias Bingham and the author get Weird
Okay, back to the under-40 club. Daniel (SAGE) and Max in their finest workwear
Jared (Idlewild) and Max do a hand thing
Hawkeye Glenn (Cosmo’s dad), Max (again) and Cosmo
Ryan Thompson and Kat. Ryan has three video parts that are gonna hit this site as soon as the music rights clear. Music is hard, man
Guru Khalsa, Max Taylor and Calvin Millar (the homie responsible for putting this video together). That’s Reese Barton in the shadows. He’s low-key like that
Calvin and Anna with proper product placement
Tom, Drew, Matt, Jes and Austin
Mike, Henry, Vinney, Aaron and Daniel with some unsanctioned bevs…
…and what appears to be a very poorly-constructed cigarette
Simone, Ryan, James and Steve, feeling so good
What? You thought the Triple OGs weren’t gonna make it out? You crazy
The kids were there, too—Mau, Trey and Alex
DGK—Dental Gold Kid
Lindsey Mackin of Annabelle Chairlegs and Justin in the green room
Dharam, D-Roy, Mike and Sean, ready for the damn video to start
Babies were welcomed
As were watermelons. Noah brought one in remembrance of Gallagher
Got a mom? Bring her along. Garrett Young did
After everybody was sufficiently leveled up with free beverages, the feature film began…
…and ended with a big announcement—Austin Amelio and Garrett Young are the newest pros for Roger!
The boards came out
The vibes were crazy high
All the homies rushed in
It was hard not to get swept up in the emotion of it all
I might have shed a few tears. Quietly. In the corner
The news was on the ‘Gram seconds later. What an age…
What did you get? I got a lizard
Real hyped for these humans
And as if that wasn’t enough excitement for the night, Annabelle Chairlegs played a set as soon as the champagne stopped flying
Always a treat
It basically turned into a giant party after that, which meant it was time for my old ass to go home and get some sleep
’Til next time. Thanks to Feel So Good for hosting the event, Thirsty Planet Brewing Co. for supplying adult refreshments, Drink Weird for keeping the hydration levels up, No-Comply skateshop for… well, for damn near everything, and thanks to all of the delightful people who came out to support Austin, Garrett and the rest of the Rogers on such a monumental night. The video should be online soon. Gotta wait for this SOTY madness to mellow out a bit. Jeez Louise…
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