A record-breaking heat wave hit SoCal this past weekend -- but the sun wasn't the only thing melting faces: More than 25 acts, including headliners Eminem, KISS, Blink-182, and Bush (playing their first gig in eight years -- see Gavin Rossdale above!) put in high-octane sets at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA, for KROQ's second annual Epicenter Festival.
Among the 50,000 concertgoers was SPIN contributor Erik Voake, who shot photos all weekend long. Launch our photo gallery to see all the action from Epicenter, and to read about the 11 Best Moments of the festival, click here.
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