Metal bands were shredding their guitars at a music fest.

The instrumental band, Divinex, from up-state New York came to the Wattsburg County Fairgrounds to play in the 7th annual 814 Metal Fest on Friday.

They’re one of 25 bands that are playing this weekend.

The music started at 5:00 p.m., Friday and rocked on through the night.

A couple dozen fans and their children came out to watch the bands and do some camping on the fairgrounds for the weekend.

This is the areas only metal festival of its kind.