Northern California’s annual rock/metal festival Aftershock has revealed the lineup for it’s 2021 edition, which will feature two unique headlining sets by metal legends Metallica, the returning My Chemical Romance, and nu-metal pioneers Limp Bizkit.
Metallica and My Chemical Romance were originally scheduled to perform the 2020 edition of the festival, but due to the pandemic, the festival was cancelled. However, the festival assured attendees that Metallica and My Chemical Romance would be confirmed to perform at the rescheduled 2021 edition.
Additionally, Aftershock revealed its 2021 festival will feature a fourth day for the first time in its history. The four day festival will take place on October 7th through October 10th at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. The festival is set to also feature performances by Rancid, Machine Gun Kelly, Asking Alexandria, Body Count, Atreyu, Parkway Drive, Fit For A King, Knocked Loose, Rise Against, and many more.
“We can’t wait to play at Aftershock 2021 with our Bay Area brothers Metallica. We first played with them on the Lollapalooza tour in 1996 along with the Ramones and later down the road we toured across South America together. It’s gonna be wild, see ya in the pit!”
Passes are available now at this location. Check out the trailer and full lineup now below.