Slipknot’s very own Knotfest the most cutting edge heavy music festival in America–has revealed additional bands for the October 24th-26th destination festival held at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, CA.
Already featuring some of the biggest names in metal – Slipknot, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Of Mice & Men, Anthrax and more – the Knotfest lineup has now added Fear Factory, Napalm Death, Satyricon, Amen, Otep, Prong, Immolation, Attika 7 and more. The new additions will perform on the Extreme Stage 005 powered by Kinetik Power and Ernie Ball.
See below for details and look for an announcement in the coming weeks about Knotfest’s Stage 004.
As previously announced, Slipknot will close Stage 001 both Saturday and Sunday, with unique sets each night, featuring brand new music and an entirely new stage set and experience.
Slipknot recently posted their first new song in six years, The Negative One, which immediately hit #1 on Billboard’s Trending 140 Chart, and became a top ten Worldwide Trending Topic on Twitter. All Knotfest ticket purchasers will receive a digital copy of Slipknot’s forthcoming album, to be delivered on release date.
Knotfest–powered by Rockstar Energy Drink–will feature a Slipknot-curated lineup of over 60 bands performing on five stages on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a Friday night VIP Pre-Party Bash with band performances and other activities for those that have purchased VIP or Camping Packages.
The current Knotfest U.S. band lineup by stage is as follows:
Friday, October 24th—Pre-Party For Camping & VIP Guests:
Stage 003: The Black Dahlia Murder, Chelsea Grin
Stage 002: Suicide Silence, Butcher Babies, Alterbeast
Saturday, October 25th:
Extreme Stage 005 powered by Kinetik Power and Ernie Ball: Satyricon, Otep, Amen, Prong, Immolation
Stage 003: In This Moment, The Devil Wears Prada, Butcher Babies, Miss May I, One OK Rock
Stage 002: Testament, Carcass, Maximum The Hormone, King 810, Man With A Mission
Stage 001: Slipknot, Danzig, Anthrax, Black Label Society, Hatebreed
Sunday, October 26th:
Extreme Stage 005 powered by Kinetik Power and Ernie Ball: Fear Factory, Napalm Death, Attika 7, Exmortus, Rattlehead
Stage 003: Killswitch Engage, Whitechapel, Upon A Burning Body, Anti-Mortem
Stage 002: Of Mice & Men, DevilDriver, Veil Of Maya, Nothing More
Stage 001: Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Tech N9ne, Atreyu, Hellyeah
Every Knotfest has been a fully immersive experience for fans, and this one ups the ante. In addition to performances from more than 60 of the heaviest bands on the planet, attendees will descend into an apocalyptic underworld featuring over 20 festival attractions including a Slipknot Museum (curated by the band), carnival rides, a zip line across the festival grounds, drum circles, a massive display of fire, freaks, fire-breathers, stilt-walkers, and much more.
Knotfest tickets are on sale now at www.knotfest.com. A limited number of VIP packages are still available. Camping packages are SOLD OUT.
Doors open at 11:00 AM each day and the show runs until 12:30 AM on Saturday and 11:30 PM on Sunday.
Knotfest is a short drive from San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, San Diego, the San Joaquin Valley, and many more cities in the Southwestern USA.