Anger Room, Where You Can Smash Stuff With Abandon, Is Coming To L.A.
The Anger Room, where you pay money to scream and smash stuff, is coming to Los Angeles for a weekend!Do you ever have one of those days where you don't want to wake up, where everything is f*cked and everybody sucks? And maybe you don't really know why, but you want to justify ripping someone's head of? Maybe it would help if someone would just... give you something to break.
Anger Room, the no-namaste way to blow off some steam based out of Texas, is coming to L.A. on February 27 and 28. Anger Room works by allowing customers to enter a mock room and destroy it. Customers are given some safety gear and a weapon—like a hockey stick—upon arrival. The rooms are stocked with items fit for breaking, which guests get to destroy for the duration of their time slot. The objects that will face a fed up patron's wrath are all donated or recycled junk that is no longer wanted. They may include electronics, TVs, dishes, vases, mirrors and furniture, which Anger Room later recycles.
With the Los Angeles pop-up, things will be a little different. It is sort of a test: if it does well, L.A. might get its very own Anger Room, so you could theoretically make lashing-out your Tuesday night thing.
As for the items, we're not certain what we'll get to smash.
"The items for breaking will be completely random as we don't know ourselves until we arrive to review the donations and collections," Anger Room founder Donna Alexander told LAist. She guesses most of the items will be furniture.
Those who have had a rough day can book 10-minute smashing sessions for a mere $40. And let's be frank: the ability to destroy things during the same weekend as the Oscars in L.A. is truly priceless.
You'll also be able to pick whatever music you like. I kind of like Slayer's "Disciple," or maybe Judas Priest's "Painkiller." But you know, follow you heart.
Anger Room will be a pop-up at Rhabbititat Gallery, located at 1495 Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles on February 27 and 28 at various times. Ten-minute sessions are available for $40 and can be booked here.