When the gates opened, the bands on the Jagermeister Stage kicked things off: Vengince, Upon A Burning Body, White Chapel, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, with Anthrax as headliner. "Horns up high" for these opening bands! When you are a support band on a mega metal tour, life on the road is brutal. It
BAM Magazine began publication in 1976 on the premise that a free music magazine would attract readers if given away at record shops, musical instrument stores and concerts. Six months later, it paid off. BAM was the fastest growing publication in the United States. BAM focused on the California music scene, and produced the highly recognized Bay Area Music Awards (The BAMMIES) for over 25 years!