Tool, Slipknot, blink-182, Staind, And More Announced For Aftershock Festival 2019
The American festival season is becoming so packed, between Rocklahoma, Sonic Temple, and Exit 111, that organizers are officially planning fests into the fall. Now, this year’s Aftershock festival has been announced for this October in Sacramento, California, this fall, and it’s got one hell of a line-up.
Headlining the festival are Tool, Slipknot, blink-182, Rob Zombie, Korn, and Staind, over the course of October 11th, 12th, and 13th. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg: rounding out the line-up are Lamb Of God, Bring Me The Horizon, A Day To Remember, Marilyn Manson, Clutch, Halestorm, Dropkick Murphys, Chevelle, Stone Temple Pilots, Babymetal, Gojira, Motionless In White, and Beartooth to name a few of the other artists on the roster.
Of the festival, Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch said, “Aftershock Festival is always a unique experience for Korn compared to other festivals. One of the main reasons is we have many friends and family that live near Sacto, so it’s always like a family reunion when we play Aftershock. We’ve been gone a while and we’re coming back this year with a new album, new stage look, and a new excitement that is very contagious! We feel like we are on fire right now and our fans are gonna be fuel for the flames!”
Check out the full insane line-up on the admat below:
Here’s the complete breakdown of bands by day:
Friday, October 11th: Slipknot, Staind, Lamb of God, Halestorm, Dropkick Murphys, Sum 41, Clutch, I Prevail, Beartooth, Motionless In White, Andrew W.K., Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Knocked Loose, Angel Du$t, While She Sleeps, Ded, The Pink Slips, Santa Cruz
Saturday, October 12th: blink-182, Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Marilyn Manson, Stone Temple Pilots, Bad Religion, Highly Suspect, Ghostemane, Fidlar, The Interrupters, Fishbone, Badflower, Ho99o9, Health, Parlor Mob, Sick Puppies, Spirit Adrift, Broken Hands, Dead Posey
Sunday, October 13th: Tool, Korn, A Day To Remember, Chevelle, BABYMETAL, Gojira, Architects, Falling In Reverse, Deadland Ritual, Fu Manchu, The Crystal Method, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Hu, Fire From The Gods, Joyous Wolf, Evan Konrad, Brkn Love, Blue Midnight
Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 26th, via the festival’s website.
Rick Astley channels his inner Mick Thomson and rocks out to Slipknot’s Duality… and it’s absolutely perfect.
Deftones’ White Pony Pac-Man PC game has been given a lovely new Black Stallion update.