The 5th Annual ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Announces Best Lineup to Date

By on January 25, 2012


ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE UP
MAIN STAGE Artists include:
SLIPKNOT
SLAYER
A Very Special Guest to Be Announced on March 5, 2012
And a Rotation of:
AS I LAY DYING
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
ASKING ALEXANDRIA
ANTHRAX WILL HEADLINE THE UPGRADED JAGERMEISTER STAGE
WORLD’S LARGEST TOURING HEAVY MUSIC FESTIVAL IS BACK FOR FIFTH YEAR
GET OFF YOUR ASS PRE-SALE BEGINS FRIDAY, APRIL 6TH
HARD ROCK & METAL FESTIVAL KICKS OFF ON JUNE 30, 2012
ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL, the world’s largest touring heavy music festival is back for its fifth year, assaulting the senses of United States heavy metal music fans. The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL is proud to announce this summer’s artists. The main stage will be our strongest ever with the headlining slot occupied by multi-platinum Iowa legends SLIPKNOT. Next up will be legendary thrash metal kings SLAYER and then a major special guest will be playing in the third slot whom will be announced on March 5th. The main stage will also spotlight a ferocious mix of today’s best artists in a rotation, including THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, AS I LAY DYING and ASKING ALEXANDRIA. In 2012 the tour has upgraded the production on the festival stage and this year the JAGERMEISTER STAGE will feature a special headline set by metal masters ANTHRAX supported by a rotation of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, AS I LAY DYING and ASKING ALEXANDRIA, along with WHITECHAPEL, HIGH ON FIRE and the JAGERMEISTER opener. Please note that bands may vary per market.
The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL will make a 26 date trek across the U.S. beginning on June 30th at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California. GET OFF YOUR ASS Pre-sale tickets go on sale Friday the 6th of April, 2012. Tune in to www.rockstarmayhemfest.com and www.livenation.com for up-to-date ticketing information.
Corey Taylor of Slipknot says “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. Can’t wait to see the states again from behind a mask.
Slipknot’s, Clown states “Slipknot is headlining this summer’s Mayhem festival and it’s going to be unlike anything you’ve ever felt, sensed, or seen. You miss this, you miss everything. Everyone seems to think that there’s a chance we’re gonna go away. This is the farthest thing from the truth. Stay sic and don’t ever judge us.
Mayhem 2012 might just be the last and greatest metal festival before the world ends!! So wreak havoc and go out in style!!” adds Tom Araya of Slayer.
Slayer’s Kerry King comments “ We can’t wait to get rolling on Mayhem 2012! Been 3 years since we played it last, and it’s gonna be brutal!!! You can’t go wrong with Slayer and Slipknot, pure fucking mayhem!!!!
The 5th annual ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL will also feature ROCKSTAR METAL MULISHA JUMP TEAM, on select dates.
ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL is produced by Rockstar Taste of Chaos organizer John Reese, Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman, Live Nation, and Creative Artists Agency. The team has made the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL a standout on the summer concert circuit by following the proven model of utilizing sponsorship to deliver a lower ticket price and an enhanced concert experience. This year sees them joining forces once again with ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK as the title sponsor.
“Metal is ALIVE and WELL in 2012,” states tour producer John Reese. “The fifth year of Rockstar Mayhem Festival will have a massive lineup that will set heavy music fans ears blazing!”
“Some years it all comes together, from top to bottom and this years ROCKSTAR MAYHEM lineup is going to bring it!” adds tour producer Kevin Lyman.
In 2008, the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL bulldozed onto the scene and quickly made itself known as the preeminent summer destination for the hard rock and metal community. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL boasts the most powerful artist line-ups in heavy music. Artists who have performed on the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL have included hard music legends SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, KORN, ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, GODSMACK, MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, MARILYN MANSON, MACHINE HEAD, IN FLAMES, TESTAMENT, HATEBREED, CANNIBAL CORPSE, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, MASTODON, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, KINGDOM OF SORROW, DETHKLOK and many more. All have pummeled the stage, while delivering the intensity and heaviness that fans have grown to expect year after year.
See below for all current tour dates.
ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL 2012 TOUR DATES:

  Date Venue Location Tickets    
  Jun 30 San Manuel Amphitheater San Bernardino, CA Presale
  Jul 01 Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA Presale
  Jul 03 White River Amphitheatre Auburn, WA Presale
  Jul 04 Idaho Center Amphitheater Boise, ID  
  Jul 06 Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion Phoenix, AZ Presale
  Jul 07 Hard Rock Pavilion Albuquerque, NM Presale
  Jul 08 Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Englewood, CO Presale
  Jul 10 Gexa Energy Pavilion Dallas, TX Presale
  Jul 11 The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Spring, TX Presale
  Jul 13 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre At the Florida State Fairgrounds Tampa, FL Presale
  Jul 14 Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood Atlanta, GA Presale
  Jul 15 Klipsch Music Center Noblesville, IN Presale
  Jul 18 Zoo Amphitheatre Oklahoma City, OK Presale
  Jul 20 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St Louis, MO Presale
  Jul 21 First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre Tinley Park, IL Presale
  Jul 22 DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, MI Presale
  Jul 24 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH Presale
  Jul 25 Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, OH Presale
  Jul 27 Susquehanna Bank Center Camden, NJ Presale
  Jul 28 First Niagara Pavilion Burgettstown, PA Presale
  Jul 29 Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, VA Presale
  Jul 31 Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY Presale
  Aug 01 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center Darien Center, NY Presale
  Aug 03 Comcast Center Mansfield, MA Presale
  Aug 04 Toyota Pavilion At Montage Mountain Moosic, PA Presale
  Aug 05 Comcast Theatre Hartford, CT Presale
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For more information on the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL, visit www.rockstarmayhemfest.com.
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