NewsJune 1, 2016 11:18 AM ET6,386 views

Louder Than Life 2016 lineup announced

Official press release: Following a 2015 sellout with 50,000 in attendance, Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park near downtown Louisville October 1 & 2, 2016 for the third annual destination festival celebrating the region's culture and cuisine, and featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, craft beer and some of the biggest names in rock music. Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold top a mindblowing music lineup of over 35 bands on three stages, with performances from Disturbed, Korn, Slayer, The Cult, Ghost, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and many more. Louder Than Life founder and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents declares, "Louisville: The home of bourbon. Great people. Great food. How can those ingredients not make a perfect place to have a festival? This is a place you have to visit if you're a lover of bourbon, a lover of food…a lover of life. I asked my team how we could top last year's Louder Than Life sellout. The easy answer? Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold." Louder Than Life tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 1 at Noon ET at with limited quantities available at early bird discounted prices. Ticket prices will increase in the coming weeks, so fans are encouraged to buy early to save. The daily music lineup for Louder Than Life is as follows: Saturday, October 1: Avenged Sevenfold Slayer The Cult The Pretty Reckless Pierce The Veil Cheap Trick Chevy Metal Anthrax Motionless In White Hellyeah Sick Puppies The Amity Affliction Avatar Neck Deep Young Guns Being As An Ocean '68 Twelve Foot Ninja Dinosaur Pile Up Sunday, October 2: Slipknot Disturbed Korn Ghost Alter Bridge Clutch Biffy Clyro Pop Evil Skillet Sevendust Zakk Sabbath Parkway Drive Trivium Kyng Skindred Adelitas Way Crobot Smashing Satellites Sabaton


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anonymous 6/1/2016 8:25:43 AM

Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer presents... da fuq? No shit.

anonymous 6/1/2016 9:04:50 AM


anonymous 6/1/2016 9:05:16 AM

NAILS to headline both nights, so people have someone to go see.

mummified_circuitry 6/1/2016 9:54:51 AM

hell yeah, cheap trick!

anonymous 6/1/2016 11:58:00 AM

Disturbed is lit.

anonymous 6/1/2016 12:00:33 PM

Nivrana Led Zeppelin 2 Both rumored to be the surprise guest headliners

anonymous 6/1/2016 1:01:20 PM

Wow. Avenge headlining over slayer. Ouch. How does Dave Lombardo feel about that.

anonymous 6/1/2016 1:23:39 PM


anonymous 6/1/2016 1:57:16 PM

You know, if the g-damn powers-that-be would just invest in some more Velociraptor crossing guards we would't have all these tragic Dinosaur Pile-Ups. It's time to stand up, America

anonymous 6/1/2016 2:09:09 PM

I am wearing a Dinosaur Pile Up "Make Them Suffer" T-shirt as I type this.

anonymous 6/1/2016 3:50:59 PM

will be out drinking 11 dollar tall boys during every band except maybe Hellyeah

anonymous 6/1/2016 4:57:19 PM

$112 for the weekend isn't too bad

anonymous 6/1/2016 7:13:20 PM

Ive always wanted to see Cheap Trick open for Pierce the Veil.

anonymous 6/2/2016 7:06:50 AM

Skillet is on this?? Holy shit, I can't fcking wait.

anonymous 6/3/2016 10:55:07 AM

The Gathering of the Juggalos feels threatened.

anonymous 6/3/2016 4:34:29 PM

Clutch is America. 88

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