Do you miss Milwaukee Metal Fest? Of course you do. There hasn’t been a Milwaukee Metal Fest since 2007! Happily, Hatebreed singer Jamey Jasta purchased the rights to the storied event in 2022, and is bringing it back this year. That’s right: the glorious return of Milwaukee Metal Fest is set for May 26-28 at The Rave/Eagles Club. YES.
“The infamous Milwaukee Metal Fest created so many memories, hosted legendary bands, and gave up-and-comers something to aspire to,” Jasta says in a statement. “Memorial Day Weekend 2023 (May 26, 27, and 28), it returns with a stacked line up and a new lease on life. I cannot wait to see all the bands and hang with everyone in Milwaukee. I’m so grateful for [booking agent] Tim Borror and the Sound Talent Crew; and Leslie, Joe, and everyone at The Rave/Eagles Club for helping us put this event together. Milwaukee Metal Fest is back! See you in Wisconsin this May!”
So who’s playing the big 2023 revival? Pretty much everyone! Here’s the just-announced lineup:
Lamb Of God
The Black Dahlia Murder
Corrosion Of Conformity
After The Burial
The Halo Effect
Thrown Into Exile
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 3 at 10 a.m. A Rave presale begins Wednesday, February 1 at 10 a.m.
Milwaukee Metal Fest’s original run was from 1987 through 2004. HERE’S CANNIBAL CORPSE IN 1994:
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