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Weenie Roast 2008

Bro-core stalwarts Pennywise work the Weenie Roast crowd with shout-along anthems Saturday at Verizon Amphitheater. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Scars, Weenie Roast
System of a Down’s Daron Malakian leads his Scars on Broadway band onstage at the KROQ Weenie Roast. (Noel Vasquez / Getty Images)
Bad Religion, Weenie Roast
Local institution Bad Religion performed a set of politically charged hard rock. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Rise Against
Tim McIlrath and Rise Against performed from their latest album, “The Sufferer & The Witness.” (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Rise Against, Weenie Roast
Rise Against fans were among those who defied the heat to attend Weenie Roast. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Offspring, Weenie Roast
Dexter Holland and the Offspring were a favorite of KROQ in the late ‘90s. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Jack White, Weenie Roast
At Weenie Roast, Jack White and the Raconteurs performed ambitious guitar pop. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Metallica, Weenie Roast
Metallica whipped the crowd into a frenzy. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Lars & Kirk, Metallica, Weenie Roast
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, left, and Lars Ulrich grind away during their set. (Noel Vasquez / Getty Images)
Hetfield, Weenie Roast
Metallica’s James Hetfield exults in his band’s return to the stage. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)