As the saying goes, "Game recognizes game," and while bands are often isolated into their own respective tours, there are occasions like award shows, festivals and benefits that provide rockers the chance to interact with other artists, pick their brains, share their common experiences and celebrate the art they've created.

You never know who's going to form a bond with who, as you can see in this gallery of photos taken behind the scenes at a variety of events. Sometimes these hangs aren't even all just musicians. Check out these interesting rocker hangouts here.