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Aftershock, the west coast’s biggest rock festival announced its full 2023 lineup today with Avenged Sevenfold, Tool, Korn and Guns N’ Roses headlining each of the four nights respectively. Returning for the 11th year, Aftershock will once again take place at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California this October 5 – 8! With Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus and Queens Of The Stone Age as direct support, and additional performances by Megadeth, Rancid, Turnstile, 311 and The Cult this 4-day event is shaping up to be one not to miss! Over 95 bands will take to the multiple stages over the weekend, and the masterminds at Danny Wimmer Presents has made sure there’s something for everyone.

The full Aftershock 2023 lineup is as follows (subject to change):

Thursday, October 5: Avenged Sevenfold, Incubus, Turnstile, The Cult, AFI, Pennywise, Nothing But Thieves, L7, White Reaper, Senses Fail, Don Broco, The Bronx, Nothing, Nowhere., DeathByRomy, Beauty School Dropout, Bob Vylan, Holding Absence, Pinkshift, Thousand Below, Starbenders, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Static Dress, Letdown.

Friday, October 6: Tool, Godsmack, Limp Bizkit, Megadeth, Coheed and Cambria, Skillet, Bad Omens, The Hu, Deafheaven, Memphis May Fire, Converge, Fire From the Gods, Polaris, Rain City Drive, Gideon, Currents, Varials, Strange Kids, Dragged Under, Tallah, HANABIE., Widow7, Death Valley Dreams

Saturday, October 7: Korn, Pantera, 311, Corey Taylor, Parkway Drive, Babymetal, Polyphia, Dethklok, Avatar, Fever 333, The Amity Affliction, Sleep Token, Escape the Fate, Boston Manor, Fame on Fire, Catch Your Breath, Ten56., Reddstar, Holy Wars, ’68, Ithaca, Devil’s Cut, Traitors, Fox Lake, All Waves, As You Were

Sunday, October 8: Guns N’ Roses, Queens of the Stone Age, Rancid, I Prevail, Dance Gavin Dance, Daughtry, Badflower, Billy Talent, Mayday Parade, Suicide Silence, Movements, Ayron Jones, You Me At Six, Dead Poet Society, Austin Meade, Alpha Wolf, Jehnny Beth, Redlight King, Tigercub, Call Me Karizma, Ryan Oakes, Gnome, Luna Aura, Asava

With passes on-sale already starting at just $10 down and payments being amortized over 5 months, DWP has really made gaining access to their shows affordable for this year.

To keep up to date with changes and additions, or to pick up your tickets now before it’s too late head to the official site here.