Nu-metal behemoths Linkin Park have officially been announced as one of the headliners of this year’s Amnesia Rockfest, a major rock event set to take place from June 18 to 21 at the Montebello marina in Quebec, Canada.
Apart from Linkin Park, the festival’s lineup will consist of several major names of the guitar-driven world, as well a significant number of up and coming young acts well worth checking out live in concert.
Specifically, the list of confirmed performers also includes LP’s fellow 2000s rock champions System of a Down, thrash metal giants Slayer, and alternative rock masters Pixies as the headliners of this year’s festivities. The other bands slated to grace the stage at Amnesia Rockfest 2015 are ground-shattering nu metallers Deftones, pop punk stars The Offspring, alt rock/reggae dudes Sublime with Rome, comedy rock masters known as the almighty Tenacious D, shock rocker Rob Zombie, as well as Rancid, Bad Religion, Refused, Thrice, The Melvins, Coheed and Cambria, Story of the Year, as well as many, many more.
What makes the event extra special with a dose of that magical spice is the fact that some of the notable bands from the festival’s roster will perform their classic albums in full. Specifically, Deftones are set to rock out “Around the Fur” in its entirety, The Offspring will play the whole “Americana,” while Rancid will deliver the entire “And Out Come the Wolves.”
Additionally, the Amnesia Rockfest 2015 pefromance marks nearly the sole North American date for System of a Down this year, as their only remaining performance on the continent in 2015 will take place at the Los Angeles’ Forum on April 6.
In a nutshell, there’s more than a handful of good reasons for you to show up at this unique event. If you’re around, or able to make the trip, it’ll be more than worth of your time. You can find additional details and the event’s full itinerary at the official website – AmnesiaRockfest.com.