MONSTER ENERGY’S AFTERSHOCK RETURNS TO SACRAMENTO’S DISCOVERY PARK SEPTEMBER 13 & 14

WITH MASSIVE LINEUP INCLUDING
GODSMACK, WEEZER, THE OFFSPRING, ROB ZOMBIE,
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, LIMP BIZKIT, RISE AGAINST,
CHEVELLE, AWOLNATION, SEETHER, MASTODON,
PENNYWISE, BAD RELIGION AND MANY MORE

“PRE-SHOCK” DISCOUNT TICKET PRE-SALE STARTS JUNE 3

REGULARLY PRICED TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 6

The third annual Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival returns to Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento September 13 & 14, 2014 bigger than ever with a massive lineup including Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch (back by popular demand), Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Chevelle, AWOLNATION, Seether, Mastodon,Pennywise, Bad Religion and many more.

After the major success of last year’s festival (sold-out with 32,000 in attendance), California’s biggest rock festival is expanding to four stages in 2014, offering more bands than ever.

The daily band lineup for Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival is as follows, with more bands to be announced on July 1:

  • Saturday, September 13

    Weezer, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, AWOLNATION, Chevelle, Bad Religion, Pepper, Black Label Society, Hellyeah, Memphis May Fire, Fuel, Dead Sara, Nothing More, The Last Internationale, Butcher Babies, Emmure, Sleepwave, Anti-Mortem, Eyes Set To Kill, Viza, Dig The Kid

  • Sunday, September 14

    Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Theory of a Deadman, Buckcherry, Of Mice & Men, We Came As Romans, Black Stone Cherry, KYNG, Otherwise, Lacuna Coil, Redlight King, We Are Harlot, Burn Halo, Crossfaith, New Medicine, Cilver

The Offspring‘s Dexter Holland says, “We’re thrilled to cap off our summer tour at AFTERSHOCK 2014 and play our Smashalbum in its entirety for NorCal music fans. It’s going to be an epic weekend.”

A special “Pre-Shock” discounted Weekend Ticket pre-sale for Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival will take place from June 3-5 at www.AFTERSHOCKConcert.com/Tickets. During the pre-sale—which begins at 10:00 AM PT on Tuesday, June 3—a limited number of discounted Weekend General Admission tickets will be available for purchase. In addition, Weekend VIP tickets will be available at a reduced price during all three days of the Pre-Shock. The Pre-Shock ticket prices are as follows:

  • Tuesday, June 3-Thursday, June 5: $199.50 (Pre-Shock Weekend VIP)
  • Tuesday, June 3: $69.50 (Weekend GA)
  • Wednesday, June 4: $79.50 (Weekend GA)
  • Thursday, June 5: $89.50 (Weekend GA)

Hotel packages will also be available for purchase during the Pre-Shock pre-sale.

Regularly priced weekend and single day tickets go on sale Friday, June 6 at 10:00 AM PT atwww.AFTERSHOCKConcert.com/Tickets, www.Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket prices will be as follows until June 9, when prices will increase:

  • 2-Day General Admission: $99.50
  • 2-Day VIP: $209.50
  • GA Ticket 4-Pack: $360.00
  • Single Day General Admission: $59.50
  • Single Day VIP: $109.50

Monster Energy's AFTERSHOCK Festival 2014 flyer with daily band lineup

VIP tickets include: a VIP entrance to venue; access to VIP lounge area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food service; viewing of main stage (seated and standing areas); seated area with shade for dining and private restroom facilities; a VIP commemorative guest laminate, and more.

As in the past, ticket discounts will also be available for active military through AFTERSHOCK partner GovX.

For full details about all tickets, military ticket discounts, hotel and VIP packages, visit www.AFTERSHOCKConcert.com.

“After a sold out 2013, I’m excited to bring a more diverse lineup toAFTERSHOCK with many of the top artists of the last two decades in rock, alternative, punk and metal,” says festival creator/producer Danny Wimmerof Danny Wimmer Presents. “The addition of a third main stage this year and the expanded rock genres will only add to the excitement of what makesMonster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK a one of a kind experience.”

Discovery Park is a 160-acre park conveniently located near downtown Sacramento, where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet. Gates forMonster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival open at 11:00 AM each day.

The third annual Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival is produced byDanny Wimmer Presents, a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range, Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy’s Fort Rock Festival, Monster Energy’s Carolina Rebellion, Epicenter—Southern California’s Rock Festival, Rockwave, The Big Ticket, Chill On The Hill, and Monster Energy’s Rock Allegiance Tour.

The festival is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional 2014 sponsors include: Coors Light, The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience, F*ck Cancer, U.S. Army, and more to be announced.

Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Hits Sacramento

Photo Credit: Bryce Fraser
Dave Mustaine, front man for the band Megadeth preforming at the South stage during the Aftershock Fest at Discovery Park.

Jeff Gonzales, writer
Shiftsync Media

Music triggers memories like few other things. The power of these memories can make even the worst band hold something personally special.

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Jonathan Davis, Lead singer for Korn preforming on the South Stage during the Aftershock Fest at Discovery Park.

At Aftershock on Sept. 14, I remembered this.

Arriving a little late does not change much when your publisher has a press pass waiting for you. Walking past the ling line reminded me of the many times in years gone by I glared at someone doing what I was doing now.

The gates opened to an array of vendors and Monster Energy signs everywhere. I followed the crowd to the stage to watch as “Otherwise” began their set.

With the crunch of the guitar and the pounding of the drums, the bassist of the band bounded from the stage and started the first pit of the day. The crowds cheered as a handful of guys followed suit. The pit itself was weak but made for a good start to the day.
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MONSTER ENERGY’S AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL

SET FOR SEPTEMBER 14 AND 15
AT DISCOVERY PARK NEAR DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO

ADDITIONAL HEADLINER TO BE ANNOUNCED JULY 1

“PRE-SHOCK” PRE-SALE OFFERS DISCOUNTED WEEKEND TICKETS JUNE 4-6

REGULARLY PRICED SINGLE DAY AND WEEKEND TICKETS
GO ON SALE JUNE 7

Monster Energy's Aftershock 2013

The second annual Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival has expanded to a full weekend in 2013. The biggest weekend in rock to EVER hit the capital of California will take place September 14 and 15 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA.

Northern California’s biggest summer rock ‘n’ roll festival will feature two main stages, with rare area headlining appearances from Avenged Sevenfold and Korn, as well as a special additional headliner to be announced on July 1. Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival will include a massive rock lineup, also with Shinedown, Megadeth, Papa Roach, Volbeat, A Day To Remember, HIM, Skillet, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Asking Alexandria, In This Moment, All That Remains, Falling In Reverse, Device, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Pop Evil, Otherwise, Airbourne, SOiL, Heaven’s Basement, Nothing More, and many others. Visit www.AftershockConcert.com for the most up-to-date festival information.
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