Look out Jacksonville! The 2018 Welcome to Rockville festival is certain to live up to its name with the newly announced killer lineup that heading to Florida next spring. Ozzy Osbourne, Foo Fighters and Avenged Sevenfold will headline the three-day festival and there’s plenty more great rock and metal in store.
Queens of the Stone Age, Godsmack, Billy Idol, Stone Sour, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, Breaking Benjamin, Clutch and many more have signed on for the event, which runs April 27-29 at Jacksonville’s Metropolitan Park.
Corey Taylor says, “Stone Sour is stoked to return to Jacksonville for the first time since Welcome To Rockville in 2013. See you fuckers soon!” Sully Erna of Godsmack adds, “We’re really excited to be headlining Welcome To Rockville this year! 2018 is the 20th anniversary of Godsmack, so we’re gonna make this year’s shows bigger, louder and more off the hook than ever. See ya there!” The daily lineups for this year’s event can be seen below.
Friday, April 27: Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, The Used, Parkway Drive, Underoath, Trivium, Atreyu, Power Trip, Texas Hippie Coalition, ‘68, Palisades, While She Sleeps, Bad Wolves, Them Evils
Saturday, April 28: Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin, ??? (to be announced), Hollywood Undead, Killswitch Engage, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, Sevendust, Pop Evil, Andrew W.K., Avatar, Butcher Babies, Red Sun Rising, Joyous Wolf, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Stick to Your Guns, Palaye Royale, The Wild!
Sunday, April 29: Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Billy Idol, Clutch, Bullet for My Valentine, Thrice, Greta Van Fleet, Baroness, Quicksand, Red Fang, The Sword, The Bronx, Turnstile, The Fever, Black Foxxes, Fireball Ministry, Spirit Animal
“Since Welcome To Rockville’s inception seven years ago, I have been building towards this day: To bring not just the biggest rock festival in Jacksonville (or even Florida), but the biggest rock lineup in the United States to my hometown,” says festival creator and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents. “This is a triumph for me, my company and the city that I love.”
Fans can find out about ticketing, special VIP packages, hotel and camping options and more of the festival’s features by visiting the Welcome to Rockville website.