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June 1, 2014 7:49 AM

Metal, mud, mayhem: Raucous crowd wallows in pounding music and mire at Rockfest

Heavy metal parodists Steel Panther was the most entertaining of the 15 bands that performed at Rockfest at Penn Valley Park on Saturday. The quartet's "Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World" mocked the excesses on abundant display at the massive festival while "Death To All But Metal" ridiculed the narrow listening habits of a portion of the audience of about 50,000.

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