Metal Fun Fun

Metal Fun Fun

Code Orange Kids (Fri., 1:10pm, Black stage) One jackboot in hardcore, the other in dissonant doom, Pittsburgh's Code Orange Kids spews venom.

Venomous Maximus (Sat., noon, Black stage) Houston squadron warms up for LP No. 2 by blasting through its occult metal nightmares.

Unlocking the Truth (Sat., 12:50pm, Black stage) Though its members are only 12 years old, this Brooklyn instrumental metal trio is far too skilled for teen novelty.

Body Count (Sat., 6:25pm, Black stage) Ice-T's infamous rap-metal monstrosity has been quiet since 2006's Murder 4 Hire.

August Burns Red (Sun., 5:45pm, Black stage) Pennsylvanians sit atop the Christian metalcore heap thanks to the Top 10 debut of 2013's Rescue & Restore.

Gojira (Sun., 6:55pm, Black stage) The pride of Ondres, France, Gojira's most recent LP, L'enfant Sauvage, proves a mastery of proggy, death-metal anthems.

The Locust (Sun., 8pm, Black stage) San Diego's premier speedpowergrind-deathviolencecore inflicts 60-second plague bursts once again with last year's compilation Molecular Genetics From the Gold Standard Labs.

Slayer (Sun., 8:30pm, Orange stage) The speed metallers had a shitty year, separating from Dave Lombardo and losing Jeff Hanneman, but should work out its rage in titanically loud fashion.

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