Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, Day 1 @ The Fillmore, 7/13/14

Having never shot an actual festival before, I was pretty stoked going into Mayhem Fest. The Denver dates (yes I said dates) were weird, though, because they actually broke the tour up into two separate days at two different venues. But while this first day didn't really feel like a festival since it was indoors, there were a crapload of bands a ton of photographers there, so that kind of made up for it.

Lighting at The Fillmore wasn't amazing and I didn't get a ton of photos that I loved, but the few I did like I was really happy with. It's always a pleasure shooting Miss May I and I had a ton of fun shooting the majority of these bands for the first time, especially Suicide Silence and Mushroomhead. 

Also, my fellow photographer, Svetlana Joukova is an absolute saint and a wonderful photo pit buddy and I'm super grateful that she decided to give me her extra photo pass for both days of Mayhem Fest. I'm totally sucking up, but I don't care - I wouldn't rather shoot next to anyone else, haha.

 Suicide Silence

Suicide Silence

  Suicide Silence

Suicide Silence

  Suicide Silence

Suicide Silence

 Miss May I

Miss May I

  Miss May I

Miss May I

  Miss May I

Miss May I

  Miss May I

Miss May I

  Miss May I

Miss May I

  Miss May I

Miss May I

 Upon A Burning Body

Upon A Burning Body

 Veil Of Maya

Veil Of Maya

 Veil Of Maya

Veil Of Maya

 Veil Of Maya

Veil Of Maya

 Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

  Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

  Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

  Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

 Ill Nino

Ill Nino

 Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead

  Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead

  Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead

  Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead