A belated THANK YOU for supporting Totfest 2021! We got distracted by Slash and the Fair and Zakk Wylde...crazy week. But we didn't want any more time to pass without extending our gratitude to YOU for supporting two of our very favorite local non-profits. Thanks to your $10 at the door, buying t-shirts, and stuffing the donation jar, the grand total was $2718!! That's more than last year and it was split between the Missoula LGBTQ Center and Joey's Place.

Photos by Emily Lynn

We also thank you for supporting 20 Montana bands by checking out their sets and buying their CDs and merch, yup, there were CDs and you bought some. Totfest was the first big gathering we've had since early 2020, so thank you for coming to the party, munching loads of tater tots, and just bringing all of the good vibes.

And I know they hate taking any sort of credit, although they deserve all the credit and more, but Eddie and Sherri Johnson and their rad band Blessiddoom are the ones who make these parties happen. They are an amazing team and we couldn't be more proud to partner with them on these big events. I love that so many people have the new red and black quarter sleeve 'Doom shirts, makes it easy to spot my people in a crowd.

Photos by Emily Lynn

Finally, thank you to the amazingly talented and entertaining bands who gave us a reason to get out, see friends, and discover some kick ass metal! They put a ton of work into putting on a good show and hauling equipment and pimping their merch, we appreciate everything these bands do to keep rock and metal alive in Western Montana, y'all are the real VIPs.  Walking Corpse Syndrome, Blessiddoom, At Home In Hell, Jezus Rides A Riksha, Switch Off Safety, In Rapture, Demon Doll, Boldly Stride The Damned, Ceres, Devilution, Zephyria, Twice A Year, Dragged Out, Anoxic, A River Runs Thru It, Chaos II Clarity, Shot Stereo, Elephant Graveyard, Fine Lightning and Intice.

Until next year, tots ahoy!

Photos by Emily Lynn

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