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Woodstock 99 Documentary Personal Essay

Woodstock 99 Documentary Personal Essay
Rage, hyperthermia, dehydration, and the festival organisers’ apathy were a toxic mix. It remains the only live music event from which I have been evacuated.

He was in college at the time, consuming all the Limp Bizkit he could handle.And for sure, it was an angry time in rock, dominated by the witless white-boy fury of Limp Bizkit and Insane Clown Posse.But the organisers did themselves no favours, booking only three women—one per day—on the main stage and putting Limp Bizkit, Rage Against The Machine, and Metallica, all in a row, at the end of a scorching hot Saturday.“Like, how did we start the ‘90s with the idealism of Nirvana and end it with the nihilism of Limp Bizkit,” Price asks.

Limp Bizkit is playing Lollapalooza this summer.KMazur Getty Images This article was originally written for Esquire US in 2021 to mark the release of HBO's Woodstock ’99: Peace, Love and Rage.

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