TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, KORN, DISTURBED, SLAYER Set For AFTERSHOCK Festival

An awe-inspiring, momentous music lineup led by iconic bands TOOL (in a rare U.S. festival appearance) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD has been unveiled for the fifth annual Monster Energy Aftershock, which returns to Sacramento, California's Discovery Park Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23.

California's biggest rock festival will feature over 35 bands on three stages at Discovery Park, conveniently located near downtown Sacramento, where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet.

The current daily music lineup for Monster Energy Aftershock is as follows:

Saturday, October 22:

TOOL
SLAYER
PRIMUS
MESHUGGAH
THE PRETTY RECKLESS
ANTHRAX
BARONESS
FACE TO FACE
DEAFHEAVEN
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE
AVATAR
AMERICAN SHARKS
WHORES
TWELVE FOOT NINJA
THE SHRINE
AEGES
BIG JESUS

Sunday, October 23:

AVENGED SEVENFOLD
KORN
DISTURBED
PUSCIFER
CHEVELLE
GHOST
PARKWAY DRIVE
THE AMITY AFFLICTION
ZAKK SABBATH
MAX & IGOR CAVALERA RETURN TO ROOTS
SUICIDE SILENCE
WHITECHAPEL
IGNITE
SOME FEAR NONE
SILVER SNAKES

"We're excited to give fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to see TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, PRIMUS, SLAYER, KORN, DISTURBED and the rest of this great lineup all together during this special weekend. Discovery Park is such a unique venue that allows us to put on an experience on a grand scale, but in an intimate setting that sets Aftershock apart," says Monster Energy Aftershock founder and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.

Monster Energy Aftershock tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 8 atnNoon PT at www.AftershockConcert.com. Tickets are limited and will go fast. Fans are encouraged to buy early so they don't miss out on the chance to see so many iconic rock bands at one American festival.

Tickets and VIP packages will initially be priced as follows (increasing in the coming weeks):

* General Admission Weekend: $149.50
* General Admission Single Day: $89.50
* GA Weekend 4-Pack: $476.00
* VIP Weekend: $279.50
* VIP Single Day: $154.50
* VIP Zippo 2-Packs: $679.00 (includes VIP amenities + 2 Monster Energy Aftershock 2016 commemorative Zippos)

VIP passes include: VIP entrance lanes into venue, shaded VIP hang area with seating for dining, seated and standing viewing area of main stage South (left), video screens featuring live feed from main stages inside VIP hang area, upgraded food and drink selections (for purchase), dedicated VIP restrooms, and a commemorative Monster Energy Aftershock 2016 laminate.

Specially priced hotel + festival ticket packages make planning for Monster Energy Aftershock as easy as possible. Go to this location for more info. Discounted online hotel rates are also available through Curadora.

Monster Energy Aftershock is also offering a Park & Ride shuttle program this year, since parking at Discovery Park is extremely limited. Each Park & Ride ticket includes parking for your vehicle at Sleep Train Arena and a non-stop shuttle directly to the festival site. Festivalgoers are encouraged to carpool to Sleep Train Arena and save.

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