LIVE: X-Fest 2015

It's been 37 years since 91x first brought X-Fest to San Diego, and on June 7 at Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Modest Mouse, the Cult, Pennywise, Public Enemy, Shady Francos and more made it feel just like the first time we were rocked.

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91x's X-Fest took over Sleep Train Amphitheatre on June 7 with more than a dozen bands, including headliner Modest Mouse.
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Thousands packed the grounds at Sleep Train for the all-ages fest, which also brought out the Cult, Public Enemy, Yelawolf, Cold War Kids, Atlas Genius, Palma Violets, Pennywise, Death From Above 1979, Robert DeLong, the Orwells, Meg Myers and Shady Francos.
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Yelawof, a hip-hop artist from Alabama, lit the sky on fire with his set.
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Classic British rock band the Cult, formed in 1983, showed the kids that they still know how to rip.
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Modest Mouse made fans wait nearly 10 years before releasing a new album in March.
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"Strangers to Ourselves" is the band's sixth studio album.
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The band formed in Washington state in 1993, taking its name from a line in a Virginia Woolf story.
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"We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank," released in 2007, is widely regarded as the band's breakout album.
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It was their first record to reach the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200.
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When the Cult broke out in the U.S. in the late '80s, they'd already gained a dedicated following in the UK.
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Rick Rubin added his production talent to the band's third studio album, "Electric," which massaged their post-punk sound into hard rock.
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It was this new sound that earned lasting Cult fans like these in the States.
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Yelawolf is touring behind the release of his latest album, "Love Story," which blends hip-hop and other genres.
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