Download 2008 Philadelphia: In Pictures

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Trekking from festival to festival this summer has certainly been exciting, and last weekend’s Download 2008 event in Philadelphia, the closing stop of a three-show journey, was certainly no exception. From Iggy Pop and the Stooges’ raucous set (during which I had a little run-in with the bouncers while trying to leap onstage) to Sia’s poignant performance, Download 2008 closed out on a high note, and here, you can scope pictures from each set courtesy of SPIN.com shutterbug Michelle Lawlor.

Check out the photos arranged by artist below, and be sure to watch a video interview with Sia, in which she details her forthcoming collaboration with Christina Aguilera. Plus: Check back to SPIN.com to view interviews with the likes of Louis XIV, Airborne Toxic Event, and many others.

ARTIST GALLERIES


Airborne Toxic Event / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Airborne Toxic Event / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Airborne Toxic Event / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Airborne Toxic Event / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Alberta Cross / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Alberta Cross / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Alberta Cross / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Alberta Cross / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Alberta Cross / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Colour Revolt / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Colour Revolt / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Colour Revolt / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Colour Revolt / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Duke Spirit / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


The Duke Spirit / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Duke Spirit / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Duke Spirit / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Duke Spirit / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Eli “Paperboy” Reed / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Eli “Paperboy” Reed / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Eli “Paperboy” Reed / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Eli “Paperboy” Reed / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


The Enemy UK / Photo by Michelle Lawlor/div>


The Enemy UK / Photo by Michelle Lawlor/div>


The Enemy UK / Photo by Michelle Lawlor/div>

ARTIST GALLERIES


Ghostland Observatory / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Ghostland Observatory / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Ghostland Observatory / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Ghostland Observatory / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Iggy Pop and the Stooges / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Iggy Pop and the Stooges / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Iggy Pop and the Stooges / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Iggy Pop and the Stooges / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Iggy Pop and the Stooges / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Iggy Pop and the Stooges / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Louis XIV / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Louis XIV / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Louis XIV / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Louis XIV / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Man Man / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Man Man / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Man Man / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Man Man / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Man Man / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Man Man / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Mute Math / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Mute Math / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Mute Math / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Mute Math / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Mute Math / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


The Parlor Mob / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Parlor Mob / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Parlor Mob / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Parlor Mob / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


Sia / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Sia / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Sia / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


Sia / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES


The Whigs / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Whigs / Photo by Michelle Lawlor


The Whigs / Photo by Michelle Lawlor

ARTIST GALLERIES

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