Tag Archives: Aftershock Festival

The Original Misfits, Dropkick Murphys, August Burns Red, etc. added to Aftershock Festival 2021

Posted by on May 7, 2021

  The Original Misfits have been added to this year’s Aftershock Festival as the Saturday headliner on October 9, 2021. My Chemical Romance recently postponed all 2021 touring plans to 2022 as the Original Misfits will be filling in their headlining slot. Other artists have been added to the event, including Dropkick Murphys, In This […]

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Aftershock festival rescheduled to 2021

Posted by on July 24, 2020

  While this may not be a surprise anymore due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Aftershock has been postponed. Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the fall event initially scheduled for this October has been moved to October 7-10th, 2021, at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. Metallica will still be on board to headline […]

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System of a Down, Deftones, Jonathan Davis and more scheduled for 2018’s Aftershock Fest

Posted by on April 9, 2018

Monster Energy Music’s Aftershock Festival has announced the first wave of acts scheduled to perform on October 13th and 14th at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. The headliners will include System of a Down, Deftones, Alice In Chains, Incubus, Godsmack, Shinedown, 311, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, At The Drive-In, Seether, and Jonathan […]

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System of a Down announce West Coast Tour dates

Posted by on April 9, 2018

System of a Down shared a cryptic message on Friday (6th), as well as the entire weekend with hashtags #soad2018 and #letsdothis. We thought the announcement would be that they would reveal the possibility of headlining this year’s Aftershock festival. However, it looks as though the group are embarking on a headlining West Coast tour […]

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System of a Down to headline 2018’s Aftershock festival? [update – yep]

Posted by on February 22, 2018

  The organizers of the Aftershock Festival shared a teaser video on the event’s Facebook page, and if you listen to it carefully, you will find a potential clue as to the headliner might be. During the cryptic video, you hear distorted snippets of System of a Down’s classic track “Prison Song.” We can only […]

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Marilyn Manson drops off Aftershock, Freakers Ball

Posted by on October 11, 2017

A few weeks ago, several New York Marilyn Manson fans saw a prop fall directly on top of him while he was performing the song “Sweet Dreams.” Since seeing him being carried out on a stretcher, we’ve all been feeling concerned, aside from his former keyboardist. The night before this incident, Manson fell off the […]

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Win VIP passes, tickets to Louder Than Life, Houston Open Air, Rock Allegiance and Aftershock Festivals!

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Hate to break it to you, but Summer is pretty much over. Sure, we’ve got this weekend, and technically, Fall doesn’t start until mid-September, but between going back to school, fall fashion and pumpkin spice fuckin’ lattes, it’s pretty much already Autumn, That’s fine though, because with the fall comes the festival season, and the […]

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Interview: Danny Wimmer on building festivals, his dream booking

Posted by on June 14, 2016

  Rock and metal is having a moment, and music festival production company Danny Wimmer Presents is at the forefront of it. Wimmer, a former record executive at Flawless/Geffen, Epic and Atlantic, left the label biz in 2011 after having successfully helped launch Rock on the Range, Carolina Rebellion and Epicenter. Since then, Danny Wimmer Presents has […]

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Corey Taylor slaps WWE star at Aftershock

Posted by on October 26, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/pemBW7ePsYI[/youtube] In addition to all the music, there was a wrestling element at this weekend’s Aftershock festival. And while we assumed that known metalhead and WWE star Baron Corbin might get involved with some of the bands, we wouldn’t have assumed that it would be with Slipknot’s Corey Taylor. Clown maybe, but not a costume-less […]

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