The San Antonio Metal Music Examiner had the privilege of covering six festivals and an additional 16 "regular" concerts across South Texas in 2013. From Corpus Christi to Austin and of course San Antonio in between, thousands upon thousands of photos were taken.
Many were discarded. Some were good enough to publish.
Ranging from indoor shows to 12-hour fests occurring in the blazing 100-degree heat, the SAMME witnessed many newer bands for the first time while not forgetting about several of metalheads' favorites.
As a thank-you to longtime subscribers and those who may have discovered the SAMME in 2013, here are his Top 30 photographs of the year, starting with No. 30 counting down to No. 16. Think of these not so much as the best 30 but more along the lines of personal favorites. Watch for the top 15 tomorrow.
For the SAMME's recap of the 2013 concert scene and exclusive interviews, click here. For related coverage, click on the "Suggested" links in blue below.
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