The View From Hellfest

Behind the barricades in Clisson, France. (Photo: Ronan Thenady)

It’s difficult to find fans more devoted than those who follow hardcore and metal. It’s more lifestyle than music preference. And while the genre has experienced lean times, it’s currently experiencing a new golden age. This past June at Hellfest, the genre’s preiminent festival, photographer Ronan Thenady chronicled the chaos.

  • Robyn A Cupido

    what a sick pic makes me feel like a rock star:P

  • Anonymous

    Good point. The POV puts you right on stage.