Riot Fest recently announced the lineups for its 2016 Chicago and Denver editions, and once again they’ve put together bat-shit crazy, once-in-a-lifetime events. First of all, both fests will see the freakin’ original Misfits lineup getting back together, which, who the hell saw that coming?
Of course, each bill just gets more jaw-dropping from there. Riot Fest Chicago, which takes place September 16th — 18th at Douglas Park, will feature Morrissey, Ween, Social Distortion (performing White Light, White Heat, White Trash), Rob Zombie (performing White Zombie’s Astro-Creep: 2000), Death Cab For Cutie, Brand New, NAS, Deftones, Refused, Death Grips, Descendents, Jimmy Eat World, Glassjaw, The Specials, Foo Fighters side-project Chevy Metal, and Fugazi offshoot Girls Against Boys.
For Denver, held September 2nd — 4th at the National Western Complex, will see Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Sleater-Kinney, Jane’s Addiction (performing Ritual De Lo Habitual), Wolf Parade, Tyler the Creator, NAS, Deftones, Descendents, Sleigh Bells, Chevy Metal, Vince Staples, Flatbush Zombies, The Dandy Warhols, NOFX, Underoath, Bad Religion, Thursday, The Hold Steady (performing Boys & Girls in America), Yo La Tengo, Suicidal Tendencies, Danny Brown, and Against Me!.
Go ahead and let that sink in for a minute.
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