Avenged Sevenfold to Headline Rockstar Mayhem Festival

Korn, Cannibal Corpse, Trivium and Ice-T's group Body Count also set to perform

March 31, 2014 12:15 PM ET
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It's official: Avenged Sevenfold are set to headline the seventh annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. The roving hard rock and metal fest will also feature Korn alongside metalcore groups Asking Alexandria and Trivium on its main stage. The festival will also feature Cannibal Corpse, Miss May I and rapper Ice-T's metal group Body Count — who drew infamy in the Nineties over their song "Cop Killer" — among others. The trek will also be the first U.S. tour since the death of Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker in a motorcycle accident; All Shall Perish frontman Hernan "Eddie" Hermida is the group's new vocalist. The tour will run from July 5th to August 10th, with tickets going on sale April 4th. See the full dates below.

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The tour will feature four stages at most dates, giving a platform to 20 bands. The rest of the lineup includes Mushroomhead, Emmure, Veil of Maya, Upon a Burning Body, Texas Hippie Coalition, Darkest Hour, Ill Niño, Wretched, Islander, King 810 and Erimha. It will also feature pro motocross star Jimmy Fitzpatrick and his Fitz Army and a motorsports exhibition featuring Unknown Industries Harley-Davidson Freestyle Riders. Festival organizers promised "surprises and attractions" throughout the festival.

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest tour dates:

7/5 San Bernardino, CA - San Manuel Amphitheatre
7/6 Mountain View, CA- Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/8 Auburn, WA - White River Amphitheatre
7/9 Boise - Idaho Center Amphitheatre
7/11 Phoenix - Ak-Chin Pavilion
7/12 Albuquerque - Isleta Amphitheatre
7/14 Denver – Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Main Stage only with Body Count feat. Ice-T)
7/16 St. Louis - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/17 Detroit – DTE Energy Music Theater
7/18 Milwaukee - Eagles Ballroom (Taste of Mayhem)
7/19 Indianapolis - Kilpsch Music Center
7/20 Chicago - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
7/22 Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center
7/23 Saratoga, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/25 Toronto - Molson Amphitheatre
7/26 Burgettstown, PA - First Niagra Pavilion
7/27 Hartford, CT - Xfinity Theatre
7/29 Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake
7/30 Wantagh, NY - Nikon Theatre At Jones Beach (Main Stage Only)
8/1 Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
8/2 Scranton, PA -The Pavilion At Montage Mountain
8/3 Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
8/5 Atlanta - Lakewood Amphitheatre
8/7 Oklahoma City – OKC Air Park
8/9 Dallas - Gexa Energy Pavilion
8/10 The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (Main Stage and Second Stage Only with Body Count feat. Ice-T and Emmure)

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