Each day before the headline acts hit the Lemmy Stage, the early throng of metal heads were treated to the madness and debauchery that took place in the dust bowl at the bottom of the hill on the Monster Energy and Nuclear Blast stages.

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A non-stop barrage of metal, mosh-pits and crowd surfing delighted the early birds with music beginning at 11:20am and alternating between each stage offering no respite for the wicked.

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Ozzfest – Day 1

ALLEGAEON

HUNTRESS

GOATWHORE

DEVIL DRIVER

HATEBREED

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

Knotfest – Day 2

WESTFIELD MASSACRE

ONI (with RANDY BLYTHE)

COMBICHRIST

MAN WITH A MISSION

BUTCHER BABIES

EMMURE

SUICIDE SILENCE

OVERKILL

SABATON

Recap & Pictures: William Greenberg