60 Memorable EDM Photos of 2012

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Timothy Norris
HARD Fest celebrated Day Of The Dead on Saturday, November 3 with 35,000 of its closest friends for a sold out extravaganza at Los Angeles State Historic Park with performances from Justice, Major Lazer, Jack beats, Knife Party, Dillion Frances, Zeds Dead and more. See more photos of HARD Fest: Day of the Dead.
2012 was the year that electronic dance music blew up -- at least in the eyes of the mainstream media and the Grammys. Still though, it was undoubtedly a good year for the genre, from the dubstep purveyors to the beat scene to the underground. Here's a look back at EDM parties large and small -- and the people who fill the dancefloor -- from coast to coast this year.