The wipeout concept has been done before, famously with minor MTV hit "Scrape," by New York noise/metal band Unsane, but by singling out a lone skater, albeit one of the best around, the concept takes on new life and goes from cringe-inducing footage of a variety of unknown skaters to funny by showing Romero -- named Thrasher magazine's 2010 Skater of the Year -- crashing (by our count) 32 times. It's like a compilation video of every one of Tim Tebow's sacks set to the music of "Country Roads." Or something.
OFF! play Saturday night at the Marquis Theater and on Sunday at the Black Sheep in Colorado Springs. Be sure to check this week's Westword for an interview with the always-entertaining Keith Morris.