Being a rock star is clearly overrated. While the romanticized version might have you think it's all-night parties with all-you-can-eat pizza, followed by decadent, diabetic-coma-worthy binges on hot fudge speedballs, when you pull back the curtain, the sanitized, actualized version appears closer to a Sunday-school potluck with ho-hum, cold-cut catering, cold pasta salads and Cheetos. Looks like it's far better to be on this side of the stage. Continue to see what the bands were eating at Riot Fest versus what the fans were eating.
The Bands Ate Like This...
...While the Fans Ate Like This
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