'Tis the season to rock out. Tuesday night at Seattle's WaMu Theatre for KNDD 107.7's annual Deck the Hall Ball, Metric, Phoenix, Muse, Vampire Weekend, and hometown heroes Visqueen did just that, treating a sold-out crowd of 7,000 to a five-hour sampler of some of 2009's hottest new music. Click through our gallery to see 10 photos from the show!
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