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Deftones’ Chino Moreno performed inside an Icelandic volcano this weekend

on June 20, 2016, 11:50am

Over the weekend, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno became the first musician to perform inside an actual volcano. As part of this weekend’s Secret Solstice Festival in Reykjavík, Iceland, Moreno and 20 fans were lowered 400 feet inside the Thrihnuagigur volcano for a once-in-a-lifetime concert inside the volcano’s dormant magma chamber.

According to BBC News, 20 fans each paid £1,380 to attend the concert. They trekked two and a half hours across lava fields to get to the volcano. Eight people at a time were then lowered inside the volcano using a converted window cleaning lift. It took six minutes to reach the dormant magma chamber, where temperatures were below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

Moreno performed a three-song set that included covers of Morrissey and David Bowie as well as the Deftones track “Change (In the House of Flies)”. He was joined by Icelandic singer-songwriter Snorri Helgason.

Check out more photos from the concert at BBC Newsbeat, and watch video of Moreno performing “Change” below.

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