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The 10th edition of Amnesia Rockfest has announced Linkin Park and System of a Down will be headlining the Friday and Saturday nights of the event respectively. Tim Armstrong (Rancid) and Fat Mike (NOFX) are curators of the 10th anniversary edition.
The Offspring will be doing their album Americana in its entirety; Deftones performing their Around The Fur album in its entirety; and Rancid will be doing their And Out Come The Wolves set.
Some of this year’s new features include having several comedians such as Tom Green, Steve-O from Jackass (first Quebec appearance in 10 years, since the 2004 riot at the Metropolis) and Mike Ward. Several other surprises and secret performances are in store for festival-goers.
The rest of the lineup consists of:
Linkin Park (Headline Friday Night)
System Of A Down (Headline Saturday Night)
The Offspring (performing Americana album)
Tenacious D (featuring Jack Black – first Quebec appearance)
Sublime with Rome
Deftones (performing Around The Fur)
Rancid (performing And Out Come The Wolves)
Coheed And Cambria
Story Of The Year
Less Than Jake
Ten Foot Pole
The Bouncing Souls
Satanic Surfers (reunion)
Michale Graves (of the Misfits)
Skinny Puppy (first show since 1988)
Bolt Thrower (rare Canadian appearance)
Les Cowboys Frintgants
Banlieue Rouge (one night reunion)
Groovy Aardvark (one night reunion)
Subb (one night reunion)
MAP (one night reunion)
Penelope (one night reunion)
Blind Witness (one night reunion)
Bald Vulture (one night reunion)
Overbass (one night reunion)
Les Ékorchés (one night reunion)
Capitaine Révolte (one night reunion)
The Planet Smashers
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The 10th edition of Amnesia Rockfest has announced their latest additions to perform. The event will be held from June 18 to 21, 2015, in Montebello, Quebec, Canada.
Rancid will be performing …And Out Come The Wolves in its entirety for the 20th anniversary of the album’s release. Refused and From Autumn To Ashes will both be reuniting, as well as Ministry’s first Quebec show in seven years.
Tim Armstrong of Rancid will be curating the 10th Anniversary Edition and Fat Mike of NOFX will be curating the Tony Sly Stage along with Alex Martel, President and Founder of Amnesia Rockfest.
To celebrate the 15 years of 1-2-3 Punk!, the iconic 90’s/00’s punk TV show on MusiquePlus, as well as the 10 years of Amnesia Rockfest, the show’s host Rej Laplanche will be the on-stage MC for the weekend!
Other bands added include:
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Fat Mike (NOFX) will be holding his punk rock musical Home Street Home at the Z Space in San Francisco, CA on February 20-22, February 26-March 1, and March 5-7, 2015.
The musical concept album will be released on February 10, 2015 via Fat Wreck, and will feature new songs from NoFX and guest musicians featuring members of Descendents, Lagwagon, No Use for a Name, Alkaline Trio, Mad Caddies, Frank Turner, The Living End, Old Man Markley, Me First and the Gimme Gimmies, Dropkick Murphys, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Dance Hall Crashers, The Aggrolites, Limp, The Real McKenzies, Mariachi El Bronx, RKL, and Hedwig & the Angry Inch.