"Every time I come to Oklahoma, it has been nothing but love," Head said as he looked toward the main stage. "I just feel so at home at these places, but I don't know who that is playing."
Twisted Sister proteges Toxin took stage and began bellowing fearfully loud rock tunes. It was impossible to escape music at Rock-
Even the air-
Perform with passion
Mississippi rockers The Glitter Boys watched Lizzy Borden perform after Toxin. Garbed in a bandanna full of sweat, drummer Jody Row tapped his cowboy boots to the drumbeat while Lizzy Borden sang at a register reserved for the explosion of fireworks.
Anyone across the street visiting Science Museum Oklahoma could learn about outer space and how loud rock music can be.
Chase West of The Glitter Boys said he played an impromptu gig Friday at 1 p.m. The quartet was recovering from a free concert Thursday night that was inside the Zoo Amphitheatre. After receiving a phone call at noon, the band bolted from Edmond to Oklahoma City. They made the show.
"We're rock 'n' roll superheroes," Row said with a laugh. "We run into phone booths and come out with guitars."
Oklahoma throwback festivals like Rocklahoma and Rock-
"Playing with bands like Twisted Sister and Scorpions is something we'd never fathomed at," Row said. "Here it is happening. It's cool. Oklahoma is a rock 'n' roll state."
With the amount of support at Rock-
"As far as we're concerned the music we play is new today," French said. "It was new 20 years ago, and it will be new 20 years from now because we play with a passion."