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KUPD End of Summer Scorcher

If you're recovered from last weekend's three-day Fall Frenzy at Tempe Beach Park and are ready to continue partying this weekend, check out 98 KUPD's End of Summer Scorcher Saturday. The rock radio station is saying adios to summer with a cock-rock roster of hardcore acts for an all-day music festival at The Farm, on the grounds of the west Phoenix haunted house Fear Farm. The End of Summer Scorcher features Sevendust, Corey Taylor (Slipknot and Stone Sour) & The Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Five Finger Death Punch, Atreyu, Shadows Fall, Since October, Sick Puppies, Cavo, Tantric (remember them?), The Veer Union, OTEP, Aranda, Digital Summer, Howitzer, and Giant Killer. This year's show is a contrast from last year's Scorcher, which was held at the Peoria Sports Complex and boasted impressive music giants such as Alice in Chains and the Deftones. Although the show is lacking some of the punch from last year, we're guessing it will still draw a decent number of people ready to toss up the horns.
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Kelly Wilson