Photos: Meet Denver's Friendly Metalheads

Denver Black Sky II brought a true believer's lineup of hardcore and metal to the Gothic Theater over the weekend.

The crowd found the proceedings deeply satisfying -- on Saturday night, Englewood was home to more broadly grinning people in pointy-font t-shirts than anywhere else on the planet. Photographer Aaron Thackeray was there to capture the horns, the birds and the kindly folks of Denver's serious metal scene.

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