published by Sareth Ney on Jan. 9, 2015
Photo credits: Ashton-Magnuson Media and Sareth Ney a.k.a. Wu-Man Chu
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The fifth annual Welcome To Rockville concert will take place at Metropolitan Park, on April 25 and 26. It will feature over 40 rock acts.
Beartooth, Exodus, Fozzy, Halestorm, Hollywood Undead, KoЯn, Like A Storm, Live, Marilyn Manson, Ministry, Nonpoint, Of Mice & Men, Periphery, Queensrÿche, Red Sun Rising, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, Slayer, Stars In Stereo, Suicidal Tendencies, Testament, The Devil Wears Prada, Upon A Burning Body and World Gone are scheduled to perform on April 25.
’68, All That Remains, Breaking Benjamin, Butcher Babies, From Ashes To New, Godsmack,
Hatebreed, In Flames, In This Moment, Islander, Like A Storm, Motionless In White, Papa Roach, Slash featuring Miles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Slipknot, Sons Of Texas, Starset, The Pretty Reckless, Tremonti, Vamps, We Are Harlot, Young Guns and more are scheduled to perform on April 26. The lineup is also subject to change.
Godsmack will be promoting their album, “1000hp”. Slipknot will be supporting their recent release, “.5: The Gray Chapter”. KoЯn will be performing their self-titled album in its entirety and celebrating the 20th anniversary.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World is an addition to Welcome To Rockville. A variety of alcoholic beverages including 1800, Corazon, DeLeón, Don Julio, El Jimador,
Jose Cuervo, Luna Nueva, Lunazul, Margaritaville, Monte Alban, Peligroso, Pura Vida and Siete Leguas will be available. Heavy metal mariachi band, Metalachi, will provide live entertainment. The admission is free to those 21 and up.
Welcome To Rockville sponsors include: Alternative Press, Bud Light, Corona, Crazy Dave’s Music Experience, f.y.e., Fxck Cancer, Jack Daniel’s, Jägermeister, Loudwire, MetroPCS,
Monster Energy, powered by Musicians Institute, Revolver Magazine, Yamaha and Zippo
Update: RISK interactive graffiti art installation will feature Kelly Graval a.k.a. RISK. Jack Daniel’s Experience will have a mobile museum. Monster Energy and f.y.e. will have autograph tents set up. Jägermeister will also have autograph signings and a mobile stage.The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience powered by Musicians Institute will have an exhibit and more.
More sponsors have been announced for Welcome To Rockville and they are: Another Century Records, Firehouse Subs, f.y.e., Hundred Handed, Matador Beef Jerky, ReverbNation, Roadrunner Records, TacoLu, Victory Records, Wine Decadence and more.
Danny Wimmer Presents is the producer of Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville. Wimmer is also responsible for the World’s Loudest Month festival series. The series of concerts span in eight select markets across America, during the spring.
about the author
Sareth Ney is a concert journalist for the Wu-Man Chu Chronicles. It is a division of A Quarter and Dream Pictures. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications and Center for New Media from Colorado State University-Pueblo. After graduating—he continued his four year apprenticeship with master of horror, Clive Barker. In California, he met members of the Wu-Tang Clan. He became the journalist/superhero, Wu-Man Chu. He inducts everyone into his hall of fame, “Supreme Clientele”. His goal is to write 150 articles in select time zones. He is the founder and co-host of No Cover Podcast.