Ozzfest Amps Up For Summer Tour
Following a year of sitting it out, Ozzfest will return this August for a six date, interstate tour with such bands as [lastfm]Mötley Crüe[/lastfm], [lastfm]Judas Priest[/lastfm] frontman [lastfm]Rob Halford[/lastfm], and [lastfm]Black Label Society[/lastfm].
The devil’s in the details (after the jump)…
Featuring a total of 13 bands, the festival will be a reunion for [lastfm]Ozzy[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Motley Crue[/lastfm], who last teamed up for their 1984 arena tour. This year’s Ozzfest will offer two stages, beginning in San Bernardino, California, before going east for five more shows: Chicago; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Hartford, Connecticut; Camden, New Jersey; and Boston.
The mainstage will offer full sets from [lastfm]Mötley Crüe[/lastfm], [lastfm]Halford[/lastfm], [lastfm]DevilDriver[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Nonpoint[/lastfm]. Ozzy himself will perform old classics as well as newer selections from his upcoming album Scream.
According to Rolling Stone, [lastfm]Black Label Society[/lastfm] will headline the second stage, joined by [lastfm]Drowning Pool[/lastfm], [lastfm]Kingdom of Sorrow[/lastfm], [lastfm]Goatwhore[/lastfm], [lastfm]Skeletonwitch[/lastfm], [lastfm]Saviours[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Kataklysm[/lastfm].
Tickets go on sale May 22nd at the official Ozzfest website and Live Nation.
Ozzy Osbourne’s new album “Scream” is available June 15th:
Aug. 14 – San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
Aug. 17 – Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
Aug. 19 – Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Aug. 21 – Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theater
Aug. 22 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna
Aug. 24 – Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
[Source: Rolling Stone]