When we think of ill-fated music festivals, our minds largely go to Fyre Festival.
After all, it had everything - influencers, celebrities, people peeing on mattresses to mark them so they wouldn't be used, tax fraud, and eventual comeuppance. However, before Fyre Festival burned out (see what we did there?), there was another doomed music festival - Woodstock '99.
The sheer, unbridled chaos that destroyed Woodstock '99 is now being turned into a Netflix documentary series by the people behind 'Don't F*** With Cats' and 'Fear City: New York Vs. The Mafia'. Just how bad was it that they need to make a documentary miniseries, you ask?
Well, for one, the weather was oppressively hot and free water fountains had huge lines, while buying water bottles cost around $4 - about €6 in today's money. The water bottles, meanwhile, became a favoured projectile for audience members to belt at the stage. Not only that, Limp Bizkit's set was mired by violence and property destruction.
As if that wasn't enough, there were numerous sexual assaults reported throughout the festival, a "Peace Fence" to keep out non-ticket holders was set on fire, looting broke out and vendor stands were knocked over and destroyed, and one person died from hyperthermia and dehydration. All while this was happening, the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Alanis Morissette, Rage Against The Machine, and Kid Rock were performing.
There'll be plenty of archival footage to choose from too, as MTV extensively filmed the utter chaos that was Woodstock '99, so between that, interviews with the artists and the people there, there's a lot to choose from.