“AFTERSHOCK” RETURNS OCTOBER 6TH-9TH WITH KISS, JUDAS PRIEST, AIRBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE, ZAKK SABBATH AND MORE, OVER 90 BANDS ON FOUR STAGES
Aftershock–the West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival–returns to Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 6th-9th bigger than ever, expanding to four full days (after a half 4th day in 2021), adding a 4th music stage and featuring over 90 bands. The latest edition aims to top 2021’s record-setting, sold-out attendance of 145,000, which marked five consecutive sold out events for Aftershock.
The weekend’s stellar lineup of rock and metal heavyweights features headliners Slipknot and Rob Zombie (Thursday), KISS and Judas Priest (Friday), My Chemical Romance and Papa Roach (Saturday) and Foo Fighters and Shinedown (Sunday), along with a range of additional top music artists including Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Lamb Of God, A Day To Remember, Architects, Halestorm, Stone Temple Pilots, Chevelle, and many more.
Aftershock passes are on sale now at AftershockFestival.com.
Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix said, “I am over the moon stoked to be one of the headliners of Aftershock this year. Honestly, this is like a dream come true. We have worked our whole career for moments like this, and cannot wait to be back in Sacramento, where it all began, for the hometown throwdown!!!! NorCal better be f**king ready, ‘cause it’s about to go down at Aftershock 2022.”
“Aftershock is one of our favorite festivals. Always an amazing weekend. We are ready to take it to the next level this year,” says Rob Zombie.
Amy Lee of Evanescence adds, “We are so stoked to play at Aftershock in Sacramento this fall! MCR, Foo Fighters, KISS, Slipknot, there’s so much to look forward to! We absolutely cannot wait for this epic festival.”
The current Aftershock 2022 lineup is as follows (subject to change):
October 6th: Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, Stone Temple Pilots, Killswitch Engage, Bad Religion, Ghostemane, Nothing More, Ice Nine Kills, Alexisonfire, Code Orange, Fever 333, Crown The Empire, Amigo The Devil, Ho99o9, POORSTACY, New Years Day, Cherry Bombs, Vended, If I Die First, Solence, Superbloom, Bloodywood
October 7th: KISS, Judas Priest, Lamb Of God, Chevelle, Falling In Reverse, Meshuggah, Bullet For My Valentine, Clutch, Motionless In White, Spiritbox, Jinjer, GWAR, Apocalyptica, Helmet, Jeris Johnson, Plush, Crossfaith, Nita Strauss, Against The Current, Mike’s Dead, Wargasm, NEMOPHILA, Orbit Culture, Archetypes Collide
October 8th: My Chemical Romance, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Halestorm, Yungblud, The Distillers, Theory of a Deadman, Beartooth, City Morgue, Enter Shikari, Thrice, Thursday, The Chats, Airbourne, Lilith Czar, Zeal & Ardor, Taipei Houston, Point North, Trash Boat, Dead Poet Society, Mothica, Ego Kill Talent, Crooked T
October 9th: Foo Fighters, Shinedown, Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Action Bronson, The Pretty Reckless, The Interrupters, The Struts, Underoath, Jelly Roll, Dirty Honey, Zakk Sabbath, Bayside, Dead Sara, Royal & The Serpent, carolesdaughter, The Warning, Maggie Lindemann, Band-Maid, The Mysterines, The Alive, Eva Under Fire, Jared James Nicholsichols
Aftershock Weekend General Admission passes start at $359.99 plus fees and Weekend VIP passes are already at level two pricing, $699.99 plus fees. Single Day General Admission passes start at $119.99 plus fees. Single Day VIP passes start at $269.99 plus fees. Layaway options are available for only $10.00 down through March 31st, with payments amortized over five months (April-August). Festivalgoers are encouraged to buy early and save since prices will increase in the coming weeks and traditionally sell out prior to the event.
Pass purchasers will receive info about the festival’s Park & Ride shuttle program closer to the show, as there is no onsite parking at Aftershock.
Aftershock VIP passes offer the opportunity for fans to “live their best life,” enjoying the ultimate festival experience. VIP pass-holders will enter the festival through the express, VIP-Only Entrance lanes, using a commemorative Aftershock VIP laminate and wristband which also provide full access to the Aftershock VIP area. Throughout the VIP areas on the festival grounds, VIPs will enjoy the tree-shaded lounge spaces, and have access to a main stage viewing area, dedicated bars, specialty food vendors, a festival merchandise booth, private locker rentals with charging capabilities (for additional purchase), a free water refill station, air-conditioned and flushable restroom facilities, and a dedicated VIP guest services team. The VIP Lounge offers a private bar, comfortable lounge seating, and live audio/video streams of the main stages. In addition, all Aftershock VIP’s will get a front row view of That Space Zebra show commentary and exclusive artist interviews.
All attendees at Aftershock can enjoy a variety of onsite food and beverage offerings curated by Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC, DWP’s affiliate concessionaire, including some of the best food and drinks that the Sacramento area has to offer.