STAGE 004 DETAILS REVEALED:
HEADBANG FOR THE HIGHWAY STAGE PRESENTED BY ZIPPO ENCORE
FEATURES THE FACELESS AND DEAD FOR DENVER,
PLUS RISING REGIONAL AND LOCAL TALENT BATTLING IT OUT TO BE PART OF KNOTFEST
THREE DAY DESTINATION FESTIVAL
HELD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 THROUGH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26
FEATURES THE BIGGEST BANDS IN HEAVY MUSIC WITH SPECIAL SATURDAY AND SUNDAY LATE NIGHT CLOSING SETS BY SLIPKNOT
AT SAN MANUEL AMPHITHEATER & CAMPGROUNDS
IN SAN BERNARDINO, CA
Slipknot’s KNOTFEST–the most cutting edge heavy music festival in America–has revealed initial details about Stage 004 at the October 24-26 destination festival held at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, CA. TheHeadbang For The Highway Stage Presented By Zippo Encore will give the best regional and local metal bands the opportunity to battle it out for the chance to be part of the biggest metal show to hit the U.S. in years.
On Saturday, Stage 004 headliners The Faceless will be joined by six Headbang For The Highway Battle-of-the-Bands winners. Sunday’s Headbang For The Highway Stage lineup will feature headliners Dead For Denver and five more Battle-of-the-Bands winners, including Kings Of Carnage and Still Not Dead.
Headbang For The Highway battles, sponsored by Brick House Studios and The Alumni Tour, are being held in the southwestern U.S. and California through October 19 to determine the final slots on this year’s KNOTFEST. For more information, go tohttp://headbangforthehighway.com/.
These Battle-of-the-Bands winners will join a lineup that features some of the most powerful names in metal–including Slipknot, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch,Volbeat, Of Mice & Men, Anthrax and more.
As previously announced, Slipknot will close Stage 001 both Saturday and Sunday, with unique sets each night, featuring brand new music and an entirely new stage set and experience. In addition, all KNOTFEST online ticket purchasers (and those that purchase tickets before October 5 to Slipknot’s headline tour with Korn and King 810) will receive a digital download of the new album, delivered 24 hours early.
KNOTFEST–powered by Rockstar Energy Drink–will feature a Slipknot-curated lineup of over 60 bands performing on five stages on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a Friday night VIP Pre-Party Bash, band performances and other activities for those that have purchased VIP or Camping Packages.
Headbang For The Highway’s The Battle For KNOTFEST is taking place at the following locations:
Date City/State Venue Winner
8/24 Santa Ana, CA Malone’s Kings Of Carnage
9/15 West Hollywood, CA Whisky A Go Go Still Not Dead
9/19 Tempe, AZ AZ Club Red / Red Owl TBD
9/27 Fort Worth, TX Tomcats West TBD
9/28 Santa Ana, CA Malone’s TBD
9/28 Austin, TX Dirty Dog Bar TBD
10/3 Phoenix, AZ Joe’s Grotto TBD
10/4 Tucson, AZ The Rock TBD
10/11 Oakland, CA Grand Live TBD
10/18 Las Vegas, NV The Cheyenne Saloon TBD
10/19 Henderson, NV Eagle’s Hall TBD
In addition to the Battle-of-the-Bands at each location, Brick House Studios will be giving away one free $200 tattoo on stage each night. Bands hoping to compete for a chance to perform on Stage 004 at KNOTFEST can firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “KNOTFEST” and the name of the showcase venue where they wish to play. For more information, go to:
Every KNOTFEST has been a fully immersive experience for fans, and this one ups the ante. In addition to performances from more than 60 of the heaviest bands on the planet, attendees will descend into an apocalyptic underworld featuring over 20 festival attractions including a Slipknot Museum (curated by the band), carnival rides, a zip line across the festival grounds, drum circles, a massive display of fire,freaks, fire-breathers, stilt-walkers, and much more.
KNOTFEST tickets are on sale now and going fast at www.knotfest.com. A limited number of VIP packages are still available. Camping packages and pit tickets are SOLD OUT.
Doors open at 11:00 AM each day and the show runs until 12:30 AM on Saturday and 11:30 PM on Sunday.
KNOTFEST is a short drive from San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, San Diego, the San Joaquin Valley, and many more cities in the Southwestern USA.
KNOTFEST is made possible through the support of sponsors including Rockstar Energy Drink, Kinetic Power, Ole Smokey Moonshine, Musicians Institute, FYE, Headbang for the Highway, Ernie Ball, The Slidebar Rock N Roll Kitchen, Legator Guitars, Fxck Cancer and Zippo Encore.