PICS: Disrupt Festival at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

The Rockstar Energy Disrupt Festival straight-up pummeled Chula Vista's North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre with bands galore on Friday, July 26.

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The inaugural fest definitely brought the hard-rock ruckus on a sweltering Friday night (Circa Survive's Anthony Green shown here crowd-surfing during the band's set).
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The touring festival, which featured slightly different lineups in each city and wrapped up on July 28 in New Mexico, featured the Used as its main San Diego headliner. (Bert McKracken pictured)
Thrice (Dustin Kensrue pictured) was also one of the festival's big marquee names.
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Aside from McCracken (pictured), the Used (which got their start in Orem, Utah in 2001) consists of bassist Jeph Howard, drummer Dan Whitesides and guitarist Joey Bradford.
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The band's issued six studio albums since their self-titled debut in 2002. (Bradford pictured)
Their latest full-length, 2017's "The Canyon," featured the single "Over and Over Again." (McCracken pictured)
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For Record Store Day 2019, the Used released a limited-edition vinyl EP titled "Live from Maida Vale," comprised of four songs recorded live on BBC Radio in London, and a cover of Linkin Park's "Shadow of the Day." (Howard pictured)
According to McCracken, the group has plans to finish recording a new album at the end of this year for a 2020 release.
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Thrice, long-time post-hardcore titans who signed to Epitaph Records in 2018, released a brand-new EP titled "Deeper Wells" this past March. (Kensrue pictured)
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During their July 26 set, Thrice performed "The Artist in the Ambulance," "Only Us," "Under a Killing Moon," "Beggars," "Black Honey," "Deeper Wells" and "Of Dust and Nations." (Bassist Eddie Breckenridge pictured)
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Circa Survive was also one of the main bands booked for the Disrupt tour -- the celebrated alt/prog-rock band is currently comprised of vocalist Anthony Green, guitarist Colin Frangicetto (pictured), guitarist Brendan Ekstrom, bassist Nick Beard and drummer Steve Clifford.
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The group has released six full-length albums and three EPs sinec 2005's debut, "Juturna." Their latest album, "The Amulet," was released in 2017. (Beard pictured)
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Originally from Ajax, Ontario, Canada -- Sum 41 (who rose to worldwide fame with their first single "Fat Lip" in 2001) was a big addition to the show's lineup. (frontman Deryck Whibley pictured)
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The band, which often performs more than 300 times each year, just released their seventh studio album "Order in Decline" on July 19. (Guitarist Tom Thacker and bassist Jason "Cone" McCaslin pictured left to right)
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The band has been nominated for seven Juno Awards (the equivalent of Canada's Grammy Awards) and received a Grammy nomination for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for the song "Blood in My Eyes."
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Bassist McCaslin, pictured left, and guitarist Dave Baksh.
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Atreyu -- the metalcore band which hails from Yorba Linda, California -- rocked the Disrupt show in a big way.
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The group's lineup is vocalist Alex Varkatzas (pictured), guitarists Dan Jacobs and Travis Miguel, bassist Marc "Porter" McKnight and drummer Brandon Saller.
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The group has released seven studio albums starting with 2002's "Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses." (Miguel pictured)
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Fun fact: Originally named Retribution, the group changed their name to Atreyu in reference to the character of the same name from Michael Ende's fantasy novel "The Neverending Story." (McKnight pictured, right)
The group's latest album, "In Our Wake," was released on Oct. 12, 2018, with the singles "Anger Left Behind," "The Time Is Now" and the title track. (Saller pictured)
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Also on the bill: Sleeping With Sirens!
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The post-hardcore/metalcore band, which got its start in Orlando, Florida in 2009 (and now resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan), is comprised of vocalist Kellin Quinn, drummer Gabe Barham, guitarist Jack Fowler, bassist Justin Hills (pictured) and guitarist Nick Martin.
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The group rose to fame on the strength of "If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn," the lead single off their debut album "With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear."
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The band's new album, "How It Feels to Be Lost," is due out on Sept. 6 via Sumerian Records.
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