Wednesday, September 11, 2019

"Today is the anniversary of Spanish Fork accidentally booking Rage Against The Machine and everyone losing their minds"

From 2014:

Exactly 18 years ago today, the residents of Spanish Fork were closing their stores early, fortifying their homes and literally bracing themselves for the teenage hordes that accompanied Rage, who were touring in support of their 1996 album, Evil Empire.

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The show was booked accidentally by Spanish Fork Fairgrounds manager Steven Money, who, nearly two decades after the event, is still trying to put the incident behind him.

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hysteria ran high before the show. Both KSL and the Deseret News exhaustively covered the story.
*Previously: Giant eye concert backdrop for The Dead Weather