SLIPKNOT has been confirmed as the headlining act of this year's SmokeOut festival, set to take place Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 at the San Manuel Amphitheatre and festival grounds in San Bernardino, California. The event returns for the first time as an epic two-day "mind-opening experience" encompassing a music festival and cannabis expo featuring CYPRESS HILL, headlined by SLIPKNOT and hosted by Cheech and Chong. Also scheduled to perform are DEFTONES, BAD BRAINS and PENNYWISE, among others.In addition to the music portion, fans can experience the SmokeOut Cannabis Cup and Medical Marijuana Expo which includes an infamous V.I.P. (Very Important Pot smoker) private party, a "420 Movie Night" highlighting classic cannabis-themed films and a glass art showcase. There will also be a wide range of guest speakers and celebrity appearances focused on cannabis education, legal workshops and grow tips, in addition to massive munchie gardens, vendor village and surprise performances. A full schedule of activities will be unveiled at a later date. Ticket pre-sale begins Friday, September 4 at 10:00 a.m. On-sale to the general public is slated for Saturday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. For more information, visit www.smokeoutfestival.com.