Last year, Mastodon, Neurosis, and a ton of quality metal bands launched the Scion Rock Fest in Atlanta. Saturday, the second annual party took place in Columbus, Ohio, with 24 bands from all over the country playing four venues along bustling High Street.
Death metal veterans Cannibal Corpse headlined the rainy evening at Newport Music Hall, but the truly fascinating stuff came from the smaller hubs of this hesher-friendly affair. Here is our take on the event's nine best and worst moments. Written by Reyan Ali
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