"This was a picture I wanted for a long time," says SPIN photog Erik Voake of this image, taken, like many in this gallery, at a festival run by weed-rappers Cypress Hill. "As a concert photographer, I don't always get the chance to shoot my favorite bands and I love Slipknot. So this is a really personal photo for me."
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »