Tool + Avenged Sevenfold Lead 2016 Monster Energy Aftershock Festival
Brace yourself, Sacramento, as the 2016 Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has a lineup that's certain to generate some seismic activity in the area. The two-day music festival, now in its fifth year, is set to return to Sacramento's Discovery Park the weekend of Oct. 22 and 23 with headliners Tool and Avenged Sevenfold leading the way.
Tool will headline the Saturday, Oct. 22, bill with support from Slayer, Primus, Meshuggah, The Pretty Reckless, Anthrax, Baroness, Face to Face, Deafheaven, Motionless in White, Avatar, American Sharks, Whores, Twelve Foot Ninja, The Shrine, Aeges and Big Jesus.
Meanwhile, Avenged Sevenfold will close out the festival on Sunday, Oct. 23. Other acts set to perform that day include Korn, Disturbed, Puscifer, Chevelle, Ghost, Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction, Zakk Sabbath, Max and Igor Cavalera Return to Roots, Suicide Silence, Whitechapel, Ignite, Some Fear None and Silver Snakes.
“We’re excited to give fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to see Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Primus, Slayer, Korn, Disturbed and the rest of this great lineup all together during this special weekend. Discovery Park is such a unique venue that allows us to put on an experience on a grand scale, but in an intimate setting that sets Aftershock apart," says Monster Energy Aftershock founder and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.
Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday (June 8) at noon PT. For general admission and VIP ticketing information, be sure to visit the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival website. You'll also find hotel and festival ticket packages available at the website as well.
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