Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rob Zombie puts on a show at Mayhem Festival

A smoky haze and multitude of colored lights are standard fare for a headline act, but Rob appeared atop a multi-story skull platform with “ZOMBIE” inscribed across its forehead. Dreads and fringe were tossed from […]

Five Finger Death Punch bulldoze Mayhem Festival

Five Finger Death Punch have a fan base that has snowballed into an army over the past couple years. Their catchy metal anthems combining technical play, aggressive lyrics and vocalist Ivan Moody’s honest, in-your-face presentation […]

Children of Bodom close out MI stage at Mayhem

Finnish metal outfit, Children of Bodom, brought their hardcore yet melodic sound to cap off the 2013 Mayhem Festival side stage activity. They were perfect to finish a day of circle pits and crowd surfing […]

Machine Head top secondary stages at 2013 Mayhem Festival

Machine Head might have had the most anticipated set amongst the bands on the side-stages at 2013 Mayhem at FMBA in Tinley Park. Their fans started chanting “Machine f—ing Head” when Emmure suffered a minor […]

Emmure Photos – 2013 Mayhem Festival

Emmure rocked the Musician’s Institute stage at FMBA during 2013 Mayhem Festival. The band are touring on “Slave to the Game,” they successfully blend metalcore scream with bits of rap that set them apart from […]

Job For A Cowboy Photos – 2013 Mayhem Festival

Arizona rockers, Job For A Cowboy, kept the pace at 2013 Mayhem. Vocalist Jonny Davy said, “See all these guys in yellow shirts. Make them to their job.” That comment instigated a tidal wave of […]

Born of Osiris Photos – 2013 Mayhem Festival

Born of Osiris got the home crowd advantage at 2013 Mayhem, pulling into FMBA in Tinley Park with fans in tow. Crowd surfing was a constant throughout the afternoon. Frontman Ronnie Canizaro sang “Bow Down” […]

Butcher Babies Photos – 2013 Mayhem Festival

The twin vocal attack of Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey of the Butcher Babies got the Mayhem Festival crowd swirling at FMBA in Tinley Park. Taking the stage just after 3:00 p.m., the California hardcore […]