News Note: Chicago’s Riot Fest & Carnival has announced it’s first wave of bands to play its flagship festival on Sept. 11-13, 2015 in Douglas Park.
Some of the artists:
No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Faith No More, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Motörhead, Rancid, Tenacious D, Billy Idol, Ice Cube & Guests, Alkaline Trio, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Drive Like Jehu, Merle Haggard, Flogging Molly, Slightly Stoopid, L7, Alexisonfire, Thrice, The Dirty Heads, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, The Academy Is…, The Lawrence Arms, Kongos, Cypress Hill, Echo & The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins’ Rubber Band, The Devil Wears Prada, Yelawolf, Pennywise, The Airborne Toxic Event, Manchester Orchestra, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, De La Soul, The Damned, Andrew McMahon, In The Wilderness, New Politics, Mayday Parade, Jimmy Cliff, Against Me!, Babes In Toyland, OK Go, Bayside, Mest, Andrew W.K., Desaparecidos, The Joy Formidable, The Dead Milkmen, FIDLAR, Atreyu, Millencolin, American Nightmare, Swervedriver, Lee Scratch Perry, GWAR, Less Than Jake, The Expendables, Living Colour, The Thurston Moore Band, Morgan Heritrage, Lifetime, Benjamin Booker, Fishbone, Death, Doomtree, Hum, Tarrus Riley, Mariachi El Bronx, Civ, Joyce Manor, and Every Time I Die.
In addition to the first wave of bands, several artists have confirmed that they’ll be performing their seminal albums for this year’s rendition:
Snoop Dogg (Doggystyle)
Ice Cube & Guests (Straight Outta Compton Remix)
Rancid (… And Out Come The Wolves)
The Academy Is… (Almost Here)
The Dwarves (Blood Guts and P*ssy)
More details at www.riotfest.org.
(News Notes are edited press releases sent by publicists, labels, bands, or musicians)