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GALLERY: Riot Fest 2016

See what guitars and basses the punks, metalheads, and hardcore rockers used during the Windy City’s other 3-day festival.


Refused’s Magnus Flagge

Kicking the nighttime Chicago crowd into a frenzy during the opener “Elektra,” Flagge sneers down at his Fender P bass. Notice the gaff tape he uses to make sure the pickup selector stays in the middle position no matter how ferociously he picks.