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Nine Inch Nails, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle and More Scheduled for Riot Fest 2021

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Following the announcement of their performance at the Louder Than Life festival set for Louisville in late September, Nine Inch Nails have revealed they’ll headline another festival this year: Riot Fest, set for September 17, 18 and 19 in Chicago. NIN previously headlined in 2017.

Other metal or heavy rock acts set to appear on the festival’s multi-genre lineup include Faith No More, Smashing Pumpkins, Mr. Bungle, Coheed & Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, The Ghost Inside, NOFX, Thrice, Circa Survive, Living Colour, Thursday and Andrew W.K.

Devo, Dinosaur Jr., Run the Jewels, Pixies and Lupe Fiasco are a few of the other acts scheduled to perform.

A press release promises that “Safety measures regarding COVID-19 — a top priority this year — will be frequently updated, as directed by local health and public safety officials.”

Tickets are available here.

At the same time, Riot Fest announced that My Chemical Romance will headline the 2022 incarnation.

Nine Inch Nails have two headline shows of their own scheduled in Cleveland between the two festivals.

Here’s the full lineup for Riot Fest 2021:

NINE INCH NAILS
THE SMASHING PUMPKINS
RUN THE JEWELS
PIXIES
FAITH NO MORE
DEVO
MR. BUNGLE
COHEED AND CAMBRIA
TAKING BACK SUNDAY
DIRTY HEADS
SUBLIME WITH ROME
LUPE FIASCO
 (performing “The Cool”)
VIC MENSA
NOFX
NEW FOUND GLORY
CIRCLE JERKS
SIMPLE PLAN
DINOSAUR JR.
THE GHOST INSIDE
GOGOL BORDELLO
MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK
THRICE
CIRCA SURVIVE
STATE CHAMPS
THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES
K.FLAY
BEST COAST
BAYSIDE
THE LAWRENCE ARMS
LES SAVY FAV
MEG MYERS
BEACH BUNNY
BIG FREEDIA
MAYDAY PARADE
PUP
ANDREW W.K.
THE BLED
GWAR
FEVER 333
LIVING COLOUR
SAVES THE DAY
THURSDAY
THE SOUNDS
MOTHER MOTHER
HEPCAT
ALEX G
ANTI-FLAG
JOYWAVE
FISHBONE
FUCKED UP
KENNYHOOPLA
HEALTH
THE GORIES
AMIGO THE DEVIL
WHITE LUNG
RATBOYS
BEACH GOONS
EYEDRESS
MEET ME @ THE ALTAR
NIGHT MOVES
SERATONES
JUST FRIENDS
RADKEY
HOLY FAWN
MELKBELLY
GANSER
HOSPITAL BRACELET

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