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My metalhead initiation happened when I was 16 and went to my first concert. I was seeing Behemoth, Anthrax, Lamb of God, and the main act, Slayer. Thick gray clouds of cigarette smoke hung in the air over ten thousand metalheads of varied shapes and sizes. As Lamb of God began to play a circle pit formed; a large mass of people running around in a wide hollow circle, constantly shoving and smashing into each other. It’s as gross, dumb, pointless and dangerous as it sounds. So naturally, when scrawny little 16-year-old Dylan saw this circle pit of sweaty, overweight…

Dylan Wentz

i like metal

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