The Totally Twisted Crustaceans of Metal! (See if you can pick up on the theme from this year's event.)
Ominous clouds and death metal. A match made in hell.
Volcom grom throws an F chord for the judges.
Metal-heads taking a break from the constant head-banging.
Those guys in the background must've been watching a different stage or something, but this guy rocked on.
Taylor Clark slob grabbing.
Groupies mob the backstage booth.
A Muscle Milk Harley-Davidson and two beautiful ladies for the top Steel Unicorn (i.e. the Pro-Am division winner).
Free shit: a Volcom staple.
Iron Wangers (airshow) winner and world-renowned rock star Chippa Wilson.
Andrew Doheny, pleasing the media between sets.
Hair dye and massive shades — definite metal queen.
Kanoa Igarashi in the Newport mosh pit.
Andrew Doheny hydrating his vocal cords.
No great rocker lets a fan interfere with his solo.
A few fans' dream comes true.
Killian Garland tearing up the west stage.
Lead guitarist Terridaktal.
Parker Coffin with an indy grab.
Chippa Wilson, varial with distortion.
Gorkin rocking his way to 2nd place in both the Steel Unicorns and Iron Wangers.
RJ Dunzelman, known for his stage antics and beer drinking.
Iron Bruce even showed up for a reunion tour.
Wyld Stallion (junior) Ian Crane gets the crowd on their feet.
Who needs headphones when your own personal guitarist is there?
Chippa Wilson, king of the Iron Wangers.
Kalani David, winner of the Electric Rattical Hairial move of the event.
Leila Hurst and the best of the Groupies (girls division).
Barron Mamiya and his fellow Squid Rows.
Kanoa Igarashi, lord of the Def Ponies (groms).
Ian Crane, Wyld Stallion (junior) winner.
$10,000 for hometown Steel Unicorn Andrew Doheny.
Look for Andrew to rage down the street to get coffee and a bagel on his Muscle Milk Harley from now on.