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Riot Fest Announces Lineup

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Riot Fest has announced the first wave of the 2016 lineup for Riot Fest & Rodeo (Sept. 2-4, Denver, CO) and Riot Fest & Carnival (Sept. 16-18, Chicago, IL). You can find all the bands, and full press release, below.

    Denver Bands

    The Original Misfits (Featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Jane’s Addiction, Sleater-Kinney, NAS, Deftones, Fitz & The Tantrums, Descendents, NOFX, Underoath, Bad Religion, Thursday, Tyler, the Creator, Pepper, Jake Bugg, Motion City Soundtrack, Wolf Parade, The Hold Steady, Yo La Tengo, Sleigh Bells, Chevy Metal, The Dandy Warhols, Vince Staples, Suicidal Tendencies, Flatbush Zombies, Hatebreed, Lagwagon, The Aquabats, Glassjaw, The Wonder Years, Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, Danny Brown, Against Me!, Meat Puppets, Leftöver Crack, Dan Deacon, Murder By Death, Rogue Wave, Converge, Billy Talent, Fucked Up, Lewis Del Mar, Set Your Goals, Juliette Lewis & The Licks,Touché Amoré, Frnkiero andthe Cellabration, Pouya, White Lung, Plague Vendor, People Under the Stairs, Fat Nick and Don Krez, Violent Soho, Judith Hill, Tigers Jaw, Bleached, Diarrhea Planet, Planes Mistaken For Stars, Dee-1, Kirk Knight, Somos, Turnover, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Bryce Vine, 3Teeth, Night Riots, Syd Arthur, Jule Vera, Microwave, Death Spells, Diet Cig, Donna Missal, High Waisted, Culture Abuse, and more to be announced.

    Chicago Bands

    The Original Misfits (Featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Rob Zombie, Social Distortion, Brand New, NAS, The Specials, Deftones, Fitz & The Tantrums, Jimmy Eat World, Descendents, Refused, NOFX, Bad Religion, Pierce The Veil, All Time Low, Underoath, Motion City Soundtrack, Thursday, Jake Bugg, The Hives, Death Grips, Chevy Metal, Bob Mould, The Hold Steady, Glassjaw, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Pepper, Tiger Army, Meat Puppets, GZA,The Wonder Years, Method Man & Redman, Dan Deacon, Dee Snider, Andrew W.K., Joey Bada$$, GWAR, Leftöver Crack, Billy Talent, The Anniversary, Neck Deep, Highly Suspect, Smoking Popes, Fucked Up, The Vandals, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Girls Against Boys, Fu Manchu, The Falcon, I The Mighty, The Toasters, Set Your Goals, Juliette Lewis & The Licks, FrnkIero andthe Cellabration, Tigers Jaw, Basement, Citizen, Swingin’ Utters, Big D & The Kids Table, Diarrhea Planet, Pouya, Touché Amoré, Hippo Campus, Balance & Composure, People Under the Stairs, White Lung, Denzel Curry, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Turnover, Violent Soho, Dee-1, Bleached, Brick + Mortar, Night Riots, Plague Vendor, Off With Their Heads, Laura Stevenson, Somos, Tancred, Microwave, Deal’s Gone Bad, Death Spells, 3Teeth, Black Foxxes, The Wans, Creeper, The Walters, Jule Vera, Marina City, Worriers, Nots, Big Ups, All Dogs, The Dirty Nil, Eskimeuax, War On Women, Hard Girls, A Will Away, Can’t Swim, With Our Arms To The Sun, Donna Missal, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Tasha the Amazon, Blackbox, High Waisted, Partner, Sleepy Kitty, School of Rock, and more to be announced.

    Press Release

    Riot Fest & Rodeo (Denver): The Original Misfits, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Jane’s Addiction (performing Ritual De Lo Habitual), Sleater-Kinney, NAS, Deftones, Descendents, Wolf Parade, Yo La Tengo, Flatbush Zombies, Fitz and the Tantrums, Meat Puppets, The Dandy Warhols, Motion City Soundtrack & more
    Riot Fest & Rodeo (Chicago): The Original Misfits, Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Social Distortion (performing White Light, White Heat, White Trash), Rob Zombie (performing White Zombie’s Astro-Creep: 2000), Brand New, NAS, Deftones, The Specials, , Jimmy Eat World, Refused, Death Grips, Bob Mould, The Hives, Descendents & more.

    Outside of several reunions, including The Original Misfits (Chicago and Denver), Thursday (Chicago and Denver), Set Your Goals(Chicago and Denver), Wolf Parade (Denver), The Anniversary (Chicago) and a rare appearance by Girls Against Boys (Chicago), several bands and artists will be performing their quintessential albums during Riot Fest 2016. Most notably, Social Distortion will be exclusively performing White Light, White Heat, White Trash on the exact date of the album’s initial release (Sept. 17, 1996) for a special 20th Anniversary performance in Chicago. Moreover, Jane’s Addiction will perform Ritual De Lo Habitual in its entirety in Denver, while Rob Zombie’s first Riot Fest appearance will include an unexpected and exclusive album play of White Zombie’s Astro-Creep: 2000. The Hold Steady will also play(Boys and Girls in America).

    The second wave of lineup announcements will go out in the coming weeks, and according to organizers, a few more surprises are in store.

  2. dubey


    Not something I'd travel to go see but pretty great lineups
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  3. Behind the Barricade

    Pretty solid initial lineup! If I wasn't at Rock Allegiance that weekend, I'd definitely go back to Chicago.
  4. Saephon


    SO glad I bought an early weekend pass this year. It's fucking STACKED!!!
    Can't believe I'm seeing Brand New twice in Chicago, in the span of 2 months.
  5. KingofSpain

    you can be your own dad Prestigious

    Juicy. Count me in!
  6. dustyfloors

    Baskiceball Champion

    Already have my Chicago 3 day passes. I just get them without question nowadays. The Riot Fest lineup never disappoints.
  7. MattNCheeze


    The headliners do nothing for me but that has to be the most consistent "body" of a festival I've seen in awhile.
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  8. CheapPop


    Hmmmmm. I think I might have an idea who that question mark in the poster is for.....
  9. SPine


    Hmmm wonder how many fall tours are in this.. Anxiously waiting on Balance and Composure to announce a tour. This lineup is real good
  10. TDenverFan


    I really hope this means Billy Talent does a US tour
  11. KingofSpain

    you can be your own dad Prestigious

    Will there be a Chorus afterparty again this year?
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  12. Very stoked about this lineup.
  13. aoftbsten

    Trusted Supporter

    The Denver line-up is decent, but the Chicago one is awesome.
  14. 9th At Pine

    Last one out of Liberty City burn it to the ground

    This lineup is incredible. Possibly the best I've ever seen. Can't wait.
  15. EASheartsVinyl

    Prestigious Prestigious

    This lineup is incredible. Fourth year in a row that Chicago is a home run for my tastes and wishes. Can't wait to make my list of must-sees, this will be a long one.
  16. Thursdaysox

    We know it from the silence

    This is a good lineup, the headliners don't do much for me but the undercard is great. Still bummed there's no Toronto though, last year's setup there was awesome
  17. joey-wan kenobi

    Happiness is a warm gun mama

    God.... I wish I could do that Chicago weekend. GJ, brand new, the hives, Dillinger escape plan... All at one time favorites of mine
  18. incognitojones

    Some Freak Supporter

    Damn, Laura Stevenson Eskimeaux and All Dogs has me considering this. But with a riot Fest I'm always into smaller bands and not the headliners.
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  19. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

  20. don't fret


  21. fadingfast


  22. I wil be at the Chicago one
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  23. Damn sleater and converge at Denver - jealous
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  24. paperlung May 18, 2016
    (Last edited: May 18, 2016)

    there's no place like my room Supporter

    if it's rage i'll die and go to heaven.

    edit: omg especially in the middle of trump v hillary that will set the mood so well for me,
  25. Daniel182

    Let's hold our breath until we disappear

    Very satisfied with the line up. Can't wait to see The Misfits, Decendents, Refused, and Thursday.