City and Colour, Rise Against, Social Distortion Lead Riot Fest Lineup

City and Colour, Metric, The National, Billy Talent, Rise Against, The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Death Cab for Cutie, AWOLNATION lead the lineup for this year's Riot Fest in Toronto.

The Toronto edition of the annual music festival will be taking place on September 6th and 7th at a new location this year, Downsview Park and organizers announced the initial lineup.

The performers also include Death from Above 1979, Brand New, Paul Weller, Stars, The Head and the Heart, Dropkick Murphys, Die Antwoord, Tokyo Police Club, The New Pornographers, Taking Back Sunday, Bring Me the Horizon, The Afghan Whigs, Alkaline Trio, Glassjaw, Bob Mould, Thurston Moore, Buzzcocks, Clutch, New Found Glory, Circa Survive, Manchester Orchestra, Lucero, Title Fight, Bad Suns, Citizen, Lemuria, Mounties, PUP, Nostalghia, Radkey, Rubblebucket, Pentimento, Broncho, The Hotelier, Laura Stevenson, The Beaches, Somos, Restorations, Say Yes, Seaway, Wounds, Little Big League, and there are still some artist to be announced.

The Riot Fest will be hitting three cities this year. Following the Toronto dates, the festival will hit Chicago on September 12th - 14th and Denver on September 19th - 21st.

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