Nearly a decade ago, DevilDriver thought they'd be claiming the Guinness World Record for Largest Circle Pit. With roughly 25,000 fans in the mosh pit at Download Festival 2007, the record seemed all but locked in.
But the Guinness committee ended up rejecting the attempt.
"They said that they couldn't come out because there was no way to define [the pit dimensions]. We think they were worried about the liability," the band explains. "It's enough for us that they gave a six-page letter back to the record company why they couldn't do it."
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