EPICENTER FESTIVAL ADDS EDDIE TRUNK, DON JAMIESON & JIM FLORENTINE (FROM “THAT METAL SHOW”)
Epicenter—the new 3-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents—is proud to host a reunion of Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine from That Metal Show for two on-stage performances during the May 10th, 11th and 12th festival at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC.
Here’s what the guys had to say about this rare appearance:
“The rants, the debates, the rock star interviews and yes…Stump The Trunk are back. May 10th and 11th, the 3 amigos of That Metal Show will be live onstage at the country’s biggest rock festival–Epicenter–and we couldn’t be more stoked. The Boys Are Back In Town!” -– Ed, Don & Jim
The inaugural festival, which takes place in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region, will also feature sets from Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Prodigy, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +Live+ and dozens more. The expansive Rockingham Festival Grounds–being developed in coordination with Rockingham Dragway, The Rock (Rockingham Speedway), and other local land owners–promise nonstop entertainment, extensive camping options, and no curfew.
The Interrupters, Light The Torch, Ded, Dead Girls Academy and Tetrarch have also been added to the bill, which will include over 65 music acts performing on four stages, led by Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn.
General Admission, VIP tickets, and hotel and camping packages for Epicenter are on sale now at http://EpicenterFestival.com.
The daily music lineup for Epicenter Festival is as follows (subject to change):
Friday, May 10th: Korn, Rob Zombie, The Prodigy, Evanescence, Machine Gun Kelly, Meshuggah, Skillet, Beartooth, Mark Lanegan Band, Dorothy, Black Pistol Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Wilson, Hands Like Houses, Hyro The Hero, Amigo The Devil, Ded, Arrested Youth, Vein, Black Coffee and more, plus Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine
Saturday, May 11th: Tool, Judas Priest, The Cult, Bush, Black Label Society, Circa Survive, Yelawolf, Motionless In White, The Damned Things, Grandson, Badflower, Memphis May Fire, Light The Torch, Wage War, Crobot, Dead Girls Academy, Sylar, Counterfeit., Pretty Vicious, Shvpes, Dirty Honey, Alien Weaponry, Hyde, and Tetrarch, plus Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine
Sunday, May 12th: Foo Fighters, Bring Me The Horizon, 311, +Live+, Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Architects, The Interrupters, Tom Morello, Fever 333, Reignwolf, Yungblud, The Glorious Sons, Ho99o9, While She Sleeps, Basement, Scarlxrd, Movements, Teenage Wrist, Demob Happy, Boston Manor, Cleopatrick, The Dirty Nil
In addition to performances from top music artists, and various onsite attractions, attendees will enjoy a variety of local and regional food and beverage offerings provided by DWP’s affiliate concessionaire, Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC.
Fans 21+ can enjoy multiple specialty curated beverage experiences. Varietals from Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards (owned by Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer) will be available at the Caduceus Wine Garden. Experience abounds at the Heavy Tiki Bar (a tropical oasis filled with killer cocktails and shade). Fans can also enjoy a large variety of local and regional brews at the Epicenter Craft Beer Garden.
Camping at Epicenter will let patrons keep the rock n’ roll party going all through the weekend and will set this festival apart from other U.S. rock shows. Camping spots are connected to the festival grounds and include perks like access to showers, portable restrooms, food and drink vendors, charging stations, information and medical services, as well as a Thursday night pre-show party.
Rockingham Village, an impressive promenade conveniently located immediately in front of the venue, adjacent to the North Premium campgrounds, will be open to campers and other festivalgoers until 2:00 AM daily. Featured vendors at Rockingham Village will include festival merchandise, artist merchandise, lockers for rent, lifestyle shopping booths, a full General Store, coffee shop, craft beer at Headbangers Beer Bar, Caduceus wine bar, breakfast vendors for campers, as well as late night food served after the main venue closes. The Village will also have a stage featuring cover bands and Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow performances throughout the weekend.
Rockingham Festival Grounds are located at 2153 North U.S. Highway 1, Rockingham, NC, less than two hours from Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Columbia and Greensboro.
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Will Wayne’s World (I mean That Metal Show) 😉 ever return?
Killer line-up. Sounds like a cool event.
I’m excited to have you guys added to this festival. It will be something that you will always remember being at this inaugural event that use to be the Carolina Rebellion. New name, new place, same metal atmosphere with new memories being made!!