Mayhem: 2008-2013 is a 304-page collector’s edition coffee table book, serving as a dynamic and bold pictorial history of the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL. Featuring photos spanning the first six years of the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL, the book also includes special forewords by ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL co-creators Kevin Lyman and John Reese, as well as Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor and Rockstar Energy Drink’s Jason May.
This just in – if you order your copy of Mayhem: 2008-2013 before August 10, 2014, your order will include a FREE deck of Mayhem playing cards! In addition, out of all orders received, random orders will be selected for some pretty awesome Mayhem gifts with purchase! These possible items include (but are not limited to) (10) Mayhem lifetime passes, (20) signed Legator Guitars and (40) Mayhem event t-shirts. Check out the store for details – http://bit.ly/1ok9q1M
Mayhem: 2008-2013 is available for purchase onsite at the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL, however they are also included with a VIP Package purchase (in select markets), which are still available on Ticketmaster. The book alone is worth the price of a VIP Package! Go to www.rockstarmayhemfest.com to buy tickets, VIP Packages, or the Mayhem: 2008-2013 book now (please note that the ability to purchase VIP Packages closes 10 days before each festival date). If you’ve already purchased your ticket or Mayhem: 2008-2013 isn’t available in your market, you can purchase it at the store link above. Learn more here via Ticketmaster.
Plenty of autograph sessions will be held onsite with bands and photographers featured in the book, so be sure to drop by for a signing!
Created by Los Angeles-based photographer Strati Hovartos, Mayhem: 2008-2013 gives fans an inside view of the fearless, behind-the-scenes look at the art, the rebellion and the grit that, in all of its glory… is Mayhem! As the official tour photographer, Strati’s body of work has documented the festival since its inception. Striking and bold, his images have captured epic performances of Metal greats, such as Rob Zombie, Slayer, Slipknot, Korn, and Avenged Sevenfold. With the turn of every page, your mind will be dominated and transported to the timelessness of the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL.
Mayhem: 2008-2013 started out as a solo project that eventually evolved into a collaboration of some of the industry’s most talented photographers. Inspired by the unique perspectives and signature styles of such photographic greats such as Shawn Crahan ~ aka Clown of Slipknot, Scott Uchida, Rob Fenn, Rudy De Donker, Lisa Johnson, Dean Karr, Bobby Tongs, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Justin Bauer, Strati was confident that the only way to fully project an all-encompassing and well-rounded view of the Mayhem experience was to include their work of riveting images alongside his.
The result is collection of powerful, iconic and magnetic images capturing the true essence and spirit of Mayhem. Through their lens, you will feel the frenetic energy of the fans, be transported to memories of performances past, and be engulfed by the enthusiastic, rebellion and grit that IS Mayhem!
These pages pay tribute to breakthrough performances by young bands performing at the festival through their journey to the main stage.
Mayhem: 2008-2013 is a must have for every metal fan!
Go to www.rockstarmayhemfest.com for a full listing of this year’s tour dates and line-up information.
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- photos: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 7-26-14 in Burgettstown PA