(Gibson) The Aftershock Festival announced an expanded lineup to their second annual installment yesterday. The northern California festival is set to take place at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento on September 14 and 15.
Among the additions are Five Finger Death Punch, who will co-headline the second night along with previously announced Avenged Sevenfold. "We're excited to take the new albums out on the road so fans can hear some of the new music live," said Five Finger Death Punch singer Ivan Moody. And what better way to kick off our fall tour than with a massive festival like Aftershock?"
Retro hair metal rockers Steel Panther, who will play during the festival's first day, are also set to kick off the festival at a pre-show on September 13 at Ace of Spades in Sacramento. The pre-show is free for all festival ticketholders.
Saturday, September 14: Korn, Megadeth, Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, Testament, In This Moment, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Pop Evil, Thousand Foot Krutch, Otherwise, Love And Death, We As Human, Heaven's Basement, Girl On Fire, Nothing More
Sunday, September 15: Avenged Sevenfold, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, Halestorm, HIM, Falling In Reverse, All That Remains, Filter, Device, Miss May I, SOiL, Airbourne, Eye Empire, Gemini Syndrome, Butcher Babies. more on this story