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Riot Fest 2018 to Feature Gwar, Clutch, Andrew W.K., Suicidal Tendencies, Underoath and More Metal Bands


The initial lineup for this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago, IL was announced yesterday, and as usual the bill features some metal and metal-adjacent acts sprinkled amongst the larger assortment of mostly rock and indie bands.

The three-day festival, which will take place between September 14th and 16th at Douglas Park, will feature the following heavy bands:

Suicidal Tendencies
Andrew W.K.
Pussy Riot
Bad Religion
Face to Face
Bullet For My Valentine
Dropkick Murphys
The Fever 333
Killing Joke

The rest of the lineup — which features Blink 182, Elvis Costello, Beck, Interpol, Cypress Hill, Father John Misty and more — can be viewed right here. More bands are expected to be announced soon, but tickets are already on sale.

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