The sixth-year lineup for Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival was officially announced yesterday (Monday, March 18) during a press conference at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Headliners ROB ZOMBIE and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH answered questions during the event, which featured performances from HUNTRESS and BUTCHER BABIES.
Video footage of the press conference — which included having part of Sunset Boulevard being blocked off for the arrivals of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and members of ROB ZOMBIE, who were transported by vintage motorcycles with carriages attached — can be seen below.
This year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival will feature the following acts:
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
JOB FOR A COWBOY
Musicians Institute Stage:
CHILDREN OF BODOM
BORN OF OSIRIS
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE
THROWN INTO EXILE
Sumerian Records / Headbang For The Highway Concourse Stage:
CITY IN THE SEA
+ local acts
All tickets go on sale March 22 at 12:00 noon local venue time. The tour will stop in 26 cities across the United States and Canada as it makes its way to the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, Texas on August 4, 2013.
In addition to catching their favorite bands live, fans can take part in a number of festival activities, including playing the newest video games, perusing vendors, attending autograph-signing sessions and a slew of various interactive activities that will only add to the festival experience.
Rockstar Energy Drink will be sampling their products and providing awesome surprises for all attendees. Rockstar will also present the VIP/Contest winner area designated as The Rockstar Lounge and the festival area Party Like A Rockstar Tent where fans can sample ice-cold Rockstar and get autographs from their favorite bands.
As an addition to the festival's music and arts, Musicians Institute and the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival have partnered to create the Rockstar Mayhem Independent Artist Scholarship! This scholarship fully covers tuition and material fees for a two quarter IAP certificate (Room, Boarding and Travel are not included.) The application period runs from March 18 until June 1, 2013. Applicants must visit this location to enter.
Tour dates are as follows:
Jun. 29 - San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
Jun. 30 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
Jul. 02 - Boise, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheatre
Jul. 03 - Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater
Jul. 05 - Phoenix, AZ @ Desert Sky Pavilion
Jul. 06 - Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheatre
Jul. 07 - Denver, CO @ Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
Jul. 10 - Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Jul. 12 - Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Jul. 13 - Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Jul. 14 - Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake PAC
Jul. 16 - Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center
Jul. 17 - Bangor, ME @ Bangor Waterfront
Jul. 19 - Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
Jul. 20 - Saratoga Springs, NY @ SPAC
Jul. 21 - Hartford, CT @ The Comcast Theatre
Jul. 23 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Jul. 24 - Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
Jul. 26 - Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Jul. 27 - Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul. 28 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Jul. 30 - Atlanta, GA @ Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Jul. 31 - Tampa, FL @ Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds
Aug. 02 - Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug. 03 - The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 04 - Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion