Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Korn, Breaking Benjamin Concert Draws Thousands of Metal Fans to Kansas Expocentre

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Korn, Breaking Benjamin Concert Draws Thousands of Metal Fans to Kansas Expocentre

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Kelly Reside, of Manhattan, was the first person in a line of about 100 people who waited eagerly for the doors of the Kansas Expocentre to open.

Grammy-winning nu metal band Korn and metal-tinged alt rockers Breaking Benjamin co-headlined the Tuesday night concert. The event drew about 3,500 people, according to Expocentre event coordinator Tori Fuglister.

Korn, Reside said, has helped her push forward during difficult times.

"They saved my life," Reside said, describing the band's lyrics as an "inspiration."

She arrived at the Expocentre about 2 p.m. and said getting in line early gives her time to get amped up for the show. Doors opened shortly after 5 p.m.

The event was 14-year-old Madison Gillespie's first concert. …

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