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Chicago Open Air 2017 lineup announced

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:54 AM PT / 9,566 views
The 2017 installment of the Chicago Open Air festival has now been announced. The event will take place on July 14, 15, and 16 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL and will once again feature music, craft beer, and "gourmet man food." Here is the lineup: Friday, July 14 Kiss Rob Zombie Megadeth Anthrax Meshuggah The Dillinger Escape Plan Falling In Reverse Vimic Suicide Silence Whitechapel Crobot Code Orange Hell Or Highwater Failure Anthem Saturday, July 15 Korn Godsmack Seether Clutch Steel Panther Body Count Avatar Mushroomhead Metal Church Pig Destroyer Dragonforce Cane Hill Night Verses Black Map Sunday, July 16 Ozzy Osbourne Slayer Stone Sour Lamb of God Amon Amarth Behemoth Hellyeah Demon Hunter Kyng Devildriver Norma Jean Whores Ded

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21 comments


anonymous 1/17/2017 6:28:01 AM

Strong bill on Sunday


anonymous 1/17/2017 6:29:30 AM

So much for Code Orange not playing with "fake death core bands" or whatever the fck that stupid dumbo motherfcker said.


anonymous 1/17/2017 6:33:16 AM

Pig Destroyer leaving VA? That whole band must be scared out of their minds.


anonymous 1/17/2017 7:13:13 AM

where is ETiD... and lol at code orange trying to hide all the way down on that list


anonymous 1/17/2017 7:37:35 AM

Might just go for Anthrax, Meshuggah, Dillinger (I have to assume this will be part of their final tour, they're playing a lot of fests), Body Count, and Pig Destroyer.


unvisitedgrave 1/17/2017 7:39:16 AM

Hellyeah


anonymous 1/17/2017 7:58:22 AM

Pretty weak this year compared to last year...


anonymous 1/17/2017 7:59:26 AM

Say what you want but code orange playing with kiss is pretty cool


anonymous 1/17/2017 8:10:09 AM

I doubt anybody in Code Orange has heard Kiss. Their godhead bands are Poison The Well and Fear Factory.


anonymous 1/17/2017 8:37:49 AM

Karebear here. If anyone so much as touches me at this hardcore fest, me and two other people will beat them to death with our meaty caveman fists.


anonymous 1/17/2017 9:10:45 AM

Dillinger (I have to assume this will be part of their final tour, they're playing a lot of fests), They said they're touring for most of 2017.


anonymous 1/17/2017 9:36:56 AM

Dillinger (I have to assume this will be part of their final tour, they're playing a lot of fests), They said they're touring for most of 2017. - Rad, I'd prefer seeing them in clubs as a headliner with a bigger time slot. But I also haven't seen them in a fest setting since 2004, could be fun.


anonymous 1/17/2017 11:02:21 AM

Dillinger (I have to assume this will be part of their final tour, they're playing a lot of fests), They said they're touring for most of 2017. - Rad, I'd prefer seeing them in clubs as a headliner with a bigger time slot. But I also haven't seen them in a fest setting since 2004, could be fun.


anonymous 1/17/2017 12:27:46 PM

Dillinger (I have to assume this will be part of their final tour, they're playing a lot of fests), They said they're touring for most of 2017. - Rad, I'd prefer seeing them in clubs as a headliner with a bigger time slot. But I also haven't seen them in a fest setting since 2004, could be fun.


anonymous 1/17/2017 1:00:38 PM

LOL at Stone Sour headlining over LOG but Sunday looks pretty damn good overall


anonymous 1/17/2017 1:33:01 PM

Hot Damn! Take a gander at all of those irrelevant cover bands! WooHoo! Get my Coors Light, Toby Keith!


anonymous 1/17/2017 3:16:44 PM

I would honestly pay more money to go to Wacken over this.


anonymous 1/17/2017 4:41:19 PM

Dragonforce still riding that guitar hero fame


Jemenez_Cricket 1/18/2017 9:34:24 PM

Dillinger on the same bill as Falling In Reverse. Yeah, break up already


anonymous 1/19/2017 8:41:42 AM

One can only hope for another drunken white trash death fall like last year.


anonymous 1/19/2017 1:00:00 PM

Can't wait for Jami Morgan from Code Orange's autistic rant about having to share the stage with deathcore bands and Falling In Reverse





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