Slayer, Slipknot & Mötley Crüe headline Aftershock 2024

USA Aftershock Festival 2024 news

Aftershock returns to Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA October 10th – 13th for its 12th year with its biggest lineup yet. The 4-day destination festival will feature the only U.S. festival play for IRON MAIDEN, the exclusive West Coast performance for SLAYER – one of only three shows in nearly 5 years – SLIPKNOT as one of the number one requested bands, and the first Aftershock appearance for MÖTLEY CRÜE, making it an event not to be missed!


The ultimate destination for hard rock and heavy metal enthusiasts will include back-to-back headlining performances from SLAYER and PANTERA (Thursday); SLIPKNOT and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (Friday); IRON MAIDEN and JUDAS PRIEST (Saturday); and MÖTLEY CRÜE and DISTURBED (Sunday). In addition, Aftershock will feature four full days and nights of performances from top artists including: EVANESCENCE, BREAKING BENJAMIN, STAIND, FALLING IN REVERSE, TILL LINDEMANN, RISE AGAINST, HALESTORM, SEETHER, DROPKICK MURPHYS, FLOGGING MOLLY, MASTODON, ANTHRAX, ARCHITECTS, TOM MORELLO, CYPRESS HILL, MINISTRY and many others.

Aftershock Festival USA 2024 poster

Get ready Sacramento…! This is the biggest Aftershock lineup we’ve ever curated, and the largest rock and metal festival ever put together in California. See you in October…unless I see you in May.

Danny Wimmer

In 2023, the sold out Aftershock hosted 160,000 music fans from all 50 states, 40 countries, and every continent except Antarctica, creating millions of dollars in economic impact for the region.

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