The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival line-up and tour dates were released Wednesday. The fifth annual Mayhem Festival 2012 will feature Slipknot, Slayer and another major special guest who will be announced on Mar. 5. Blabbermouth reports that Mot?rhead is rumored to be the special guest. The festival is the world's largest heavy metal tour.
The fourth slot on the main stage will feature a rotation of The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying and Asking Alexandria, a statement from Mayhem reads.
Blabbermouth also reports that alongside the festival stage the Jagermeister Stage will feature a special set of heavy metal, including Anthrax, Whitechapel, High on Fire and a special opener.
The concert will kick off on June 30 in the U.S. at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Calif. Ticket sales will begin on Apr. 6 with a special pre-sale ticket promotion for fans who sign up to be on the pre-sale mailing list.
You knew we'd be back. Now, you know we're coming. This will be a tour people will scarcely want to miss. It will definitely be a show to remember, Corey Taylor of Slipnot said in a statement. Can't wait to see the states again from behind a mask.
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Mayhem might just be the last and greatest metal festival before the world ends! So wreak havoc and go out in style, Tom Araya of Slayer added.
Mayhem will also feature Rockstar Metal Mulisha Jump Team on select dates.
Full Line-Up for 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:
Spliknot Slayer Anthrax As I Lay Dying The Devil Wears Prada Asking Alexandria Whitechapel High on Fire
Dates for the 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:
Sat, June 30 - San Bernardino, CA
Sun, July 1 - Mountain View, CA
Tues, July 3 - Auburn, WA
Wed, July 4 - Nampa, ID
Fri, July 6 - Phoenix, AZ
Sat, July 7 - Albuquerque, NM
Sun, July 8 - Englewood, CO
Tues, July 10 - Dallas, TX
Wed, July 11 - The Woodlands, TX
Fri, July 13 - Tampa, FL
Sat, July 14 - Atlanta, GA
Sun, July 15 - Noblesville, IN
Wed, July 18 - Oklahoma City, OK
Fri, July 20 - Maryland Heights, MO
Sat, July 21 - Tinley Park, IL
Sun, July 22 - Clarkston, MI
Tue, July 24 - Cincinnati, OH
Wed, July 25 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Fri, July 27 - Camden, NJ
Sat, July 28 - Burgettstown, PA
Sun, July 29 - Bristow, VA
Tues, July 31 - Saratoga Springs, NY
Wed, Aug. 1 - Darien Center, NY
Fri, Aug. 3 - Mansfield, MA
Sat, Aug. 4 - Scranton, PA
Sun, Aug. 5 - Hartford, CT