MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY
AT METROPOLITAN PARK IN JACKSONVILLE, FL
APRIL 25 & 26
WITH POWERFUL ROCK LINEUP INCLUDING SLIPKNOT, KORN AND GODSMACK,
ALONG WITH MARILYN MANSON, SLAYER, MINISTRY, SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS,
BREAKING BENJAMIN, AND MANY MORE
DISCOUNTED TICKET PRE-SALE AVAILABLE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 THROUGH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE TEQUILA WORLD NEW FOR 2015
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville will celebrate its fifth anniversary at Jacksonville, Florida‘s scenicMetropolitan Park along the St. Johns River April 25 & 26 with a powerful rock lineup including Slipknot, Korn andGodsmack, along with Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Ministry, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, the triumphant return of Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Of Mice & Men and many more (see below for full current band listing).
Slipknot is touring in support of their #1 album .5: The Gray Chapter–the fifth studio album from the GRAMMY®-winning group–with a live performance that will include their unique stage set and experience.
Korn will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic self-titled album–featuring their breakthrough hits “Blind” and “Shoots and Ladders”–at Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville by playing the album in its entirety. Festival creator and producer Danny Wimmer says, “Korn is one of the most important bands of the last 20 years. They almost single-handedly created a genre of music. When they offered to perform this seminal album front to back, I had to have this special moment for my home town.”
21st century hard rock titans Godsmack have sold over 20 million records worldwide and are on the road in support of their sixth full length album 1000hp.
Florida’s biggest rock festival kicks off the World’s Loudest Month festival series. The Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville discounted ticket pre-sale begins Tuesday, December 9 (see below for details) at www.
The current band lineup for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is as follows: Slipknot, Korn and Godsmack, along with Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Ministry, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Of Mice & Men, In This Moment, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, Queensrÿche, Live, Hollywood Undead, In Flames, Motionless In White, Tremonti, Suicidal Tendencies, Testament, All That Remains, The Devil Wears Prada, Hatebreed, Periphery, Fozzy, Nonpoint, Exodus, Young Guns, Butcher Babies, Starset, We Are Harlot, Like A Storm, Upon A Burning Body, Beartooth, Islander, ’68, Stars In Stereo, Red Sun Rising, From Ashes To New, Sons Of Texas, World Gone, with more to be announced.
“It’s gonna be awesome bringing one of the world’s loudest bands to Rockville for the World’s Loudest Month,” saysCorey Taylor of Slipknot. “I hope the fans are ready because we’re coming for EVERYONE.”
Of Mice & Men’s Austin Carlile says, “We’re incredibly excited to be a part of Welcome To Rockville 2015 in Jacksonville. It’s our first time playing the festival and it’s an honor to be a part of one that has such a great history of bands. See you soon, Florida!”
Check out the official Monster Energy Welcome to Rockville announcement trailer here:
2014’s Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville sold out with 40,000 fans of all ages from around the U.S. and various countries in attendance during the two-day destination music festival. Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville featuresmusic, band autograph signings, interactive experiences, a Monster Energy VIP area with beverage sampling, and a variety of food and beverage options, including local gourmet food trucks.
New for 2015 is the Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World, with a Mexican fiesta theme, featuring a wide range of tequilas, margaritas, tacos and more. Metalachi–the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band (www.metalachi.com)–will keep the party rolling with three performances on the Tequila World stage each day. Admission to this area is free and open to those 21 and up.
Festival creator Danny Wimmer explains, “Unique food and alcohol experiences have become an integral part of music festivals. I can’t think of a better pairing for Rockville than tequila, tacos, music and sunshine.”
The initial list of tequilas expected to be offered in the Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World is as follows: Pura Vida, El Jimador, Luna Nueva, Jose Cuervo, 1800, Monte Alban, Corazon, Siete Leguas, Margaritaville, Lunazul, Don Julio, DeLeon, and Peligroso.
A discounted ticket pre-sale for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is available from Tuesday, December 9 at 10:00 AM ET through Friday, December 12 at 9:59 AM ET. A password for access to the ticket pre-sale can be obtained viawww.
The Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville ticket pre-sale offers a limited number of discounted Weekend General Admission and VIP tickets. Ticket prices will increase on day 2 and 3 of the pre-sale. Prices are as follows (plus fees):
Tuesday, December 9
$69.50 (Weekend GA)
Wednesday, December 10
$79.50 (Weekend GA)
Thursday, December 11
$89.50 (Weekend GA)
Weekend VIP tickets are $224.50 throughout the pre-sale. Hotel packages will also be available for purchase during theMonster Energy Welcome To Rockville pre-sale.
A limited number of tickets will also be available at select Metro PCS locations with no service fees during the pre-sale and general on-sale.
Regularly priced tickets go on sale Friday, December 12 at 10:00 AM ET for the following prices (plus fees):
Weekend General Admission: $99.50
Weekend GA Ticket 4-Pack: $360.00
Weekend VIP: $244.50
Weekend Zippo VIP 2-Pack: $475
Single Day General Admission: $59.50
Single Day VIP: $119.50
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; private restroom facilities; and a VIP guest laminate.
Ticket prices will increase in the coming weeks, so fans are encouraged to buy now and save.
As in the past, General Admission ticket discounts will also be available for active military through Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville partner GovX (www.govx.com).
Monster Energy returns as the festival’s title sponsor and will be on site conducting giveaways, hosting Monster Energyartist signings, and offering Monster Energy Drink samples.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and anchors the World’s Loudest Month festival series. The World’s Loudest Month features the biggest names in rock music performing in eight distinct concert atmospheres across the country in April and May.
2015 sponsors for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville include Monster Energy, Bud Light, Corona, Jack Daniel’s, Jägermeister, MetroPCS, Crazy Dave’s Music Experience powered by Musicians Institute, Fxck Cancer, Zippo Encore, Revolver Magazine, Alternative Press, and Loudwire, with more to be announced.
About Danny Wimmer Presents: Since 1995, DWP has created, developed and produced events from the club level to some of the largest North American festivals. Founded by industry veteran Danny Wimmer, DWP produces some of the largest festivals in the rock and alternative landscapes. Never satisfied with the status quo, Danny Wimmer Presents strives to create memorable and fulfilling concert experiences leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions.
About Monster Energy: Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality. www.monsterenergy.com | www.facebook.com/monsterenergy
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About Metropolitan Park: Metropolitan Park offers a scenic, spacious site for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville that’s just a few hours drive from cities including Orlando, Tampa, Gainesville, Savannah and Tallahassee, and is easily accessible by plane from around the country. Metropolitan Park is a premier 27-acre recreational facility along the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Florida at 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.