How exciting is this!
Following an initial tease, Quebec’s Amnesia Rockfest has rolled out the full lineup for the festival’s 10th anniversary edition. Taking place in Montebello, QC, from June 18 to 21, the festival has confirmed a pile of big-name headliners, including Slayer, Pixies, the Offspring, Snoop Dogg, System of a Down, Linkin Park, Tenacious D and Rob Zombie.
As previously announced, Bay Area punks Rancid will be playing their 1995 LP…And Out Come the Wolves in full, but they won’t be the only band in nostalgia mode. Deftones will also be coming to Amensia Rockfest to play the entirety of their 1997 sophomore breakout, Around the Fur. Also, the Offspring will play the whole of Americana.
The famously punk festival will also be bringing out Bad Religion, Propagandhi, Good Riddance, Less Than Jake, Bouncing Souls, GBH, the Descendents and ALL, Buzzcocks, Flogging Molly, Gogol Bordello, Ten Foot Pole, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Randy, reunited Swedish speedsters Satanic Surfers, and more.
On the metal and hardcore side of things, you can now expect to see sets from Down, Bolt Thrower, Carcass, Fear Factory, sludge lords the Melvins, Dillinger Escape Plan, Sick of It All and Snapcase.
Home province performances have also been booked for the Planet Smashers, Reset, Banlieue Rouge, Groovy Aardvark, Subb, MAP, Penelope, Bald Vulture, Overbass, Les Ékorchés and Capitaine Révolte.
As previously reported, the Refused reunion continues at Amnesia Rockfest, with other early artist announcements including Ministry, Skinny Puppy, From Autumn to Ashes, Raised Fist, Goldfinger, Blind Witness and more.
Weekend passes for this year’s festival are going for $120, plus service charges. You’ll find out more on the lineup and ticketing info here.
[ article by Gregory Adams ]