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Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival: Expanded Band Lineup Includes Five Finger Death Punch As Sunday Co-Headliner For September 14 & 15 Rock Festival In Sacramento


An expanded band lineup has been announced for the second annual Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival. Additions to Northern California’s biggest summer rock festival–September 14 and 15 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA–include Sunday co-headliner Five Finger Death Punch, along with TestamentFilterMiss May IThousand Foot KrutchLove And DeathWe As HumanEye EmpireGemini SyndromeGirl On Fire, and Butcher Babies.

“We’re excited to take the new albums out on the road so fans can hear some of the new music live,” says Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody. “And what better way to kick off our fall tour than with a massive festival like Aftershock?”

The updated daily band performance lineup for Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival is as follows:

Saturday, September 14: Korn, Megadeth, Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, Buckcherry, TestamentIn This Moment, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Pop Evil, Thousand Foot Krutch, Otherwise, Love And Death, We As Human, Heaven’s BasementGirl On Fire,Nothing More

Sunday, September 15: Avenged Sevenfold, Five Finger Death PunchVolbeat, A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, Halestorm, HIM, Falling In Reverse, All That Remains, FilterDevice, Miss May ISOiLAirbourneEye EmpireGemini SyndromeButcher Babies, Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands Winner TBA

Bands will perform one of the festival’s three stages: Monster Energy Main Stage East, Monster Energy Main Stage West and the Ernie Ball Stage.

Steel Panther and special guests (TBA) will kick off the weekend at the Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival pre-party on Friday, September 13 at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento. The pre-party is FREE for all Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival ticketholders.

As part of a special ticket promotion in connection with Five Finger Death Punch’s addition to the Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival lineup, a “Five Finger Discount” ticket is now available for $89.50 at through Sunday, July 7 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. The discount ticket password is: 5FDPSAC.

In addition, Revolver Magazine is hosting a “Five Finger Discount” ticket package during the same time period at

“Due to all the new bands being announced, and out of respect to all their fans, we want to offer each and every band’s fan base the opportunity to purchase these ‘Five Finger Discount’ tickets at a pre-sale price,” says festival creator/producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.

Beginning July 1, Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival2-day tickets can be purchased for only $99–with no service fees–at the following select area Hooters locations:

1785 Challenge Way, Sacramento, CA 95815;

10750 Olson Dr, Cordova, CA 95670;

3541 Truxel Rd, Sacramento, CA 95834;

Regularly priced Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival weekend and single day tickets, as well as VIP and hotel packages, are on sale now at and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket prices will increase on Monday, July 8 as follows:

2-Day General Admission: $109.50

Single Day General Admission: $59.50

2-Day VIP: $219

Single Day VIP: $120

Revolver GA Ticket 4-Pack: $357 (includes a single one-year subscription to Revolver Magazine per 4-pack purchase)

Gates for Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival open at 11:00 AM each day.

Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, producer of Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, FL, and a partner in the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range in Columbus, OH, Carolina Rebellion in Charlotte, NC,Epicenter—Southern California’s Rock Festival, as well as the Rock Allegiance Tour.

The festival is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional sponsors for the 2013 event include Coors Light, ZING Vodka, Ernie Ball Guitar Strings, Schecter Guitars, Hooters, Army, and The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience.

About Discovery Park: Discovery Park is a 160-acre park conveniently located near downtown Sacramento, where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet. The Discovery Park boat launch allows boaters access to both the American and Sacramento Rivers, and the park features bike trials, picnic areas, and a playground. Discovery Park is located beside I-5 near downtown Sacramento. From I-5, take the Richards Blvd. off-ramp, then go west to get to the south entrance of the park, or follow the Garden Highway exit east from I-5 to find the north entrance. Signs denote the park’s location from I-5.

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.

About Coors Light: Coors Light, World’s Most Refreshing Beer is proud to sponsor the Aftershock Festival. Coors Light goes to great lengths to bring you the coldest, most refreshing beer. Please remember to drink responsibly.

About ZING Vodka: ZING Vodka is American made from a blend of corn and wheat and quadruple-distilled and subjected to rigorous filtration to ensure essential purity bottled at 80-proof. ZING Red Velvet embodies the ultimate indulgent drinking experience, combining premium vodka with the rich taste of red velvet. The crystal clear spirit has a lightweight body and a cherry and vanilla nose with light cocoa notes with the flavor of red velvet cake plus a welcome 70-proof. ZING is owned by the Maloof family. When the latest generation decided to grow its long established footprint in the spirits industry, it was only natural to select a brand with which they could marry their collective entrepreneurial expertise with their family experience.

About Ernie Ball Guitar Strings: In 1962, veteran player and teacher Ernie Ball created Slinkys®, the iconic light gauge electric guitar strings widely revered by hundreds of guitar greats including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, The Edge and John Mayer. In addition to hand crafting high-end Music Man® guitars and basses, Ernie Ball Inc. offers state-of-the-art instrument accessories that are carried in more than 6,000 stores in the U.S. and 110 countries worldwide. The family-run company maintains its founder’s dedication to preserving the musician’s playing experience and delivering superior sound quality through the development of new products, such as the revolutionary Element Shield Packaging which hermetically seals guitar strings keeping each set as fresh as the day they were made. The company also fosters artist development through musician-focused programs such as the Golden Pick promotion featuring Slash and Eric Clapton, and the world’s largest and longest running Battle of the Bands, where unsigned bands compete each year for the chance to play on multiple tours and win tons of prizes. Visit them online at

About Schecter Guitar Research: As Schecter Guitar Research moves into its 37th year in business as one of the world’s premier guitar companies; it’s continually evolving and expanding line of guitars and basses appeals to a broad spectrum of players. Its core business practice offers high-quality instruments at an affordable price.  With a strong roster of high-profile artists including Nikki Sixx, Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, Seether, In This Moment, and Black Label Society. For more info, log on to:

About Hooters of America, LLC: Hooters of America, LLC is the franchisor and operator of over 430 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 27 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly-world-famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls. For more information about your local Hooters visit

About The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience: Crazy Dave’s Music Experience features all the elements involved in making music in a professional band setting. The interactive exhibit features the same models of guitars, basses, amps, drums, keyboards and electronic gear used by today’s most popular bands. After laying your hands on the hottest equipment available, you will walk away feeling like a rock star!

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