Concert Reviews

Video: Welcome to the Dubstep Parking Lot

In 1986, one man took to a Judas Priest concert with a video camera to document the mayhem prior to a real rock and roll show. The video, aptly titled "Heavy Metal Parking Lot" became a cult classic, and has since inspired a descendant: "Dubstep Parking Lot." Here is our take on the parking lot happenings before this dubstep show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado. Prepare yourself.

Here's "Dubstep Parking Lot" (last night):

And its predecessor "Heavy Metal Parking Lot" (1986):

See Also: - The people of Global Dub Fest (slide show) - Dubstep for Dummies, a primer for newly minted dubstep fans (infographic) - Video: Welcome to the Dubstep Parking Lot - Review: Global Dub Festival at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 5/18/12 - Global Dub Festival survival guide



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Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
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