Being a music festival addict like myself, its hard to contain the excitement every time one gets announced! But if you’re like me and you’re waiting for the best possible lineup drop to happen at an easily accessable location outside of Australia, I think this is the one you try for!
Aftershock will make its triumphant return from October 6-9th at Discovery Park In Sacramento, CA (about 6 and a bit hours north of LA) and features four full on days of heavy metal goodness with a jam-packed 90 bands hitting the stages for an event NOT to be missed.
Don’t believe me, suss out this current daily lineup on announcement day:
Thursday, October 6:
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
Friday, October 7:
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
Saturday, October 8:
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 Teeth
Sunday, October 9:
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 Nichols
Bonkers hey! Let’s look at tickets and getting there:
Aftershock Weekend General Admission passes start at $359.99 plus fees. 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 31, 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.
Passes On Sale Now For Just $10 Down Through March 31 via www.AftershockFestival.com
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.
Pass purchasers will receive info about the festival’s Park & Ride shuttle program closer to the show, as there is no onsite parking.
Discovery Park is conveniently located near downtown Sacramento at 1600 Garden Highway, at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers. Fly into Sacramento from LAX or drive and make a roadtrip out of it as it’s 6hrs 25mins up the West Coast’s inland highway. More info on how to get to thhe festival can be found here.
If you’re intrigued, check out the website for all the info you need to make the right informed decision. but as thr world opens back up again, ask yourself, what’s holding you back from living your life again?
October 6-9 @ Discovery Park In Sacramento, CA
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