Weekend Round-Up: The Edgefest 19 Edition
I just spent way too long on Youtube searching for videos from this past weekend in area concert-going (apparently our spring semester interns' last days have come and gone), and all I came up with were videos from Edgefest 19 up at Pizza Hut Park this past weekend.
But beggars can't be choosers I guess. Without further ado, here's how you spent your weekend, music fans...
Shinedown on Saturday, May 9, at Pizza Hut Park
I actually woke up at fairly a reasonable hour today, which never happens, and as a result, I had a chance to check out this morning's installment of AMTV, the lone hour-long block of programming on the formerly music-centric channel that's dedicated to music videos. After some Kings of Leon, which was refreshing, they played Shinedown. And I stopped watching. Yet here I am doing it again. Check out the one guys in the white T-shirt in the sea of audience members in front of the stage: He is way too happy to be at this performance.
Papa Roach on Saturday, May 9, at Pizza Hut Park
Papa Roach played this day-long fest, too, which is interesting, because, as Ben Westhoff told us last week, the band's a bunch of hypcrites. Anyway, the most interesting thing about this video, in my opinion at least, is that it's pretty inadvertantly NSFW. How? Here's a hint: The crowd erupts in cheers toward the beginning of this song--and not because of the band...
311 on Saturday, May 9, at Pizza Hut Park
Korn on Saturday, May 9, at Pizza Hut Park
People still love the crap out of Korn, all these album-less years later. Hey, remember the days when Korn beating out The Backstreet Boys for the No. 1 spot on TRL was a big deal? No? Oh well. Either way, point is: People love Korn. Still. Shockingly. Watch everyone freak out in this clip (not recommended if you're pregnant, have issues with vertigo and/or just ate lunch).
...and that was your nu-metal weekend.
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