Rock In Rio

Rock In Rio is a legendary music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (and on occasion in Portugal and Spain). Acts such as Queen, Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Prince, INXS, R.E.M. have all performed in front of the huge crowds and this year the crowds were entertained by the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Metallica and Brazilian metal band Sepultura. [40 photos total]

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Fans react during the concert of Brazilian Rock band Detonautas at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 2, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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People attend the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Singer Katy Perry performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Singer Katy Perry performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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British musician Elton John performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Singer Rihanna performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Gary Lightbody of British band Snow Patrol performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 24, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Fans attend the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 24, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Anthony Kiedis (L) and bass player Michael Flea Balzary of the rock band Red Hot Chilli Peppers perform at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 24, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Andreas Kisser of Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Singer Derrick Green of Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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A fan of Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura attends the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Lars Ulrich of heavy metal band Metallica performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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James Hetfield, lead vocalist of heavy metal band Metallica, performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Fans of heavy metal band Metallica attend the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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A fan reacts during a concert at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro September 29, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Singer Janelle Monae performs during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 29, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Singer Kesha performs during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 29, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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British singer Jay Kay of Jamiroquai performs during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 29, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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A fan reacts during a concert at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro September 29, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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A woman slides down a zip-line at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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A clown amuses the public at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans attend a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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A fan reacts during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans attend a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans react during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans react during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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A woman slides down a zip-line at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Lenny Kravitz performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Lenny Kravitz performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Shakira performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Shakira performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Mexican rock group Mana lead singer Fher Olvera performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans reacts during the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Singer Adam Levine performs with his band Maroon 5 at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Coldplay lead vocalist Chris Martin performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans react during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 2, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Shavo Odadjian, of the band System of a Down, performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 2, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro October 2, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Fans react during a concert at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #

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