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Carson Daly on Woodstock ’99’s chaos: “I thought I was going to die”
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Carson Daly on Woodstock ’99’s chaos: “I thought I was going to die”

The chaotic and violent events at Woodstock's 1999 music festival are back under scrutiny following the release of a new Netflix documentary "Trainwreck: Woodstock '99."The summer music festival was supposed to be a revival of the famed 1969 festival, billed as three days of "peace and music" — except the late 90's reboot was anything but. "Instead, the festival degenerated into an epic trainwreck of fires, riots and destruction," according to the documentary. Like other variations of Woodstock, the 1999 festival was hosted in upstate New York, but unlike the original and the 25th-anniversary 1994 Woodstock, which were both held on grassy pastoral grounds, the '99 version was set behind the concrete walls of the former Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, New York, more than 140 mil...