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July
14th

Scenes from Mayhem Festival 2010

Rob Zombie guitarist John 5, um, making friends? (photo by Ernest Jasmin)

From eardrum-shredding riffs to raunchy stand-up comedy, orange-tinted little people and Rob Zombie’s giant, dancing robots, Mayhem Festival had a little something for everybody Tuesday at Auburn’s White River Amphitheatre. Except for maybe soccer moms. And nuns. And Justin Bieber fans. And …

Well, you get the picture. Metalheads were pretty pleased with a lineup that – along with the esteemed Mr. Zombie – included metal mammoths Korn, Lamb of God, 3 Inches of Blood, Hatebreed, Five Finger Death Punch and more. Here’s some of what earned devil horn salutes on a sweltering summer day (all photos by Ernest Jasmin.) And when you’re done looking at these, check out staff photog Drew Perine’s gallery over here.

Winds of Plague’s Johnny Plague. You don’t want to see him when he’s angry.

Definitely something you don’t see every day. Unless you’re Willy Wonka.

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