The 17th annual Warped Tour -- one of SPIN's must-see summer fests -- kicked off Friday at Dallas, TX's 19,000-person Gexa Energy Pavilion, and SPIN shutterbug Andrew Williams was in the pit and onstage shooting exclusive photos of all the action. "People were going wild," Williams says. "It was all positive energy and the pit was intense."
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