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SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK, STAIND SET FOR 'UPROAR' FESTIVAL

5/2/2012

Shinedown, Godsmack and Staind will lead the lineup of the third annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, which will return this August and hit 30 cities throughout North America. Papa Roach and Adelitas Way will join the three headliners on the main stage, while acts such as Redlight King, Deuce, P.O.D., Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Candlelight Red and a local battle of the bands winner will fill up two side stages.

 

  • Shinedown singer Brent Smith said, "This is our first year on the Uproar Festival, and we are honored to be sharing the stage with all the bands . . . trust me this is one tour you do not want to miss."
  • Godsmack drummer Shannon Larkinadded, "Nothing makes us feel more at home than playing the best festival in the U.S. with the baddest-ass lineup of the year!"
  • More than 324,000 fans attended last year's Uproarrun, despite a stretch of bad weather that threw hurricanes and floods at the road show.
  • Tour dates, cities, venues and ticket info will all be announced in the coming weeks at the official tour website.

JUST OUR OPINION
Snore. Didn't Godsmack and Staind just come through town? Isn't Shinedown playing here next week? Is it us, or does it seem like every rock festival package tour now features some combination of the same 10 or 12 bands over and over again?

CHECK IT OUT: Go to www.RockstarUproar.com for more info, and watch a new web teaser featuring acts from the lineup talking about this year's Uproar tour:

INTERNET COMMENTS at Blabbermouth.net -- agree or not?

TrashedandScattered wrote: "All they need is Nickelback and that would officially be the worst main stage lineup of all-time. Nevermind, it is even without them."

Jack Tripper wrote: "Ever wanted to time travel back to 2001? Here's your chance."

Peg The Minger wrote: "The bud lite of rock festivals. take a packed lunch. Bah!"

straighttothehead wrote: "my gripe is: I've seen these bands time and time again...they need to mix it up better. Nonetheless, I'd love to go to this show if tix were cheap enough and it was close."

Read more at BlabbermouthLoudwire and Noisecreep


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