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Gallery: Riot Fest 2019

Chicago’s three-day, punk-rock carnival was host to Slayer, Jawbreaker, Raconteurs, Patti Smith, Rise Against, Bob Mould, Rancid, Bikini Kill, Lucero, the Struts, and more. Here are our favorite guitar-related moments from the 15th annual gathering.


Pennywise’s Fletcher Dragge

Hands down the most looming punk rocker to take the stage at Riot Fest was Pennywise’s axeman, who has a six-foot-eight-inch frame. The SoCal rocker uses his custom-built Ibanez that is 1.25 the size of a normal RG420.