Aftershock 2021: The Misfits Headline Saturday Night!
Legendary rock band The Misfits are the surprise replacement for My Chemical Romance was originally set to take top billing for the festival. Continue on for more info about The Misfits at Aftershock 2021 …
CelebnMusic247.com reports that On Friday (May 7), festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents announced that the original lineup for the Misfits will headline Saturday night of the Sacramento, Calif., festival.
Aftershock 2021 is going down in Sacramento, California at Discovery Park, but this year it will be a 4-day event starting Thursday, Oct. 7 through the 10th.
2020 Aftershock was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the show is back on. However, we hope more people are responsible enough to vaccinated before October.
Thursday will kick off with Limp Bizkit, Anthrax, Testament, Exodus, Knocked Loose, Fit For A King, and Oxymorons.
Metallica headlines Friday and Saturday night, but on Saturday the legendary Misfits will take over the stage to dazzle rock fans. The Misfits lineup will include Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only with Doyle, Dave Lombardo, and Acey Slade. Aftershock will be their first show together since December 2019.
The Misfits Replace My Chemical Romance!
The original Misfits will fill in while Metallica closes out both the Friday and Sunday nights of the four-day event.
Producers also announced a handful of newly booked acts for the festival that will take place from Oct. 7 to 10 at Discovery Park. Dropkick Murphys, In This Moment, Anti-Flag, August Burns Red, Black Map, Blame My Youth, All Good Things, — Tempt, and OXYMORRONS will all join the lineup. In addition, previous acts announced include; — Rancid, The Offspring, Machine Gun Kelly, Social Distortion, Rise Against, Pennywise, and more.
The news of the Misfits comes after the festival sold out its 2021 edition (passes are still available on the resale site, Vivid Seats here). Fans who purchased single-day tickets for Saturday should expect an email for their pass options.
Please join us in welcoming to your new Saturday headliner… The original @themisfits, plus newly added artists including: @DropkickMurphys, @OfficialITM, @anti_flag, @augustburnsred, @BlackMapMusic, @BlameMyYouth, All Good Things, @TemptBand, & @OXYMORRONS! pic.twitter.com/JuM1F1Qfax
— AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL (@AFTERSHOCKSAC) May 7, 2021