Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images Nine days after the deadly tornado that touched…
- Posted on Mar 5th 2009 12:00PM by Matt Debenedictis
But the fest went off without a hitch; well, aside from Nachtmystium being kicked off the bill a few days prior for their slight connection to Nazism through a record label. The outdoor main stage featured metal gods Mastodon, as well as soon-to-be gods Torche, Kylesa, Boris, Baroness and the big daddy of doom and gloom, Neurosis.
Meanwhile, inside the Masquerade, fans let loose and gave more energy than the bands themselves. Converge cracked jokes about Scion cars to a sea of metal devotees, as the wood floors gave warning cracks that shot up folks' spines. It was a weekend of insanity that can only be best described with photos. So, without further ado: