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Riot Fest’s 2014 lineup gets more insane: 10 bands will perform classic albums in full

on May 15, 2014, 12:02pm

Seriously, now Riot Fest is just showing off. To commemorate its 10th anniversary, the festival has tagged 10 bands to give full performances of classic albums.

Among the participating bands: Weezer (The Blue Album), Jane’s Addiction (Nothing’s Shocking) Descendents (Milo Goes to College), The Get Up Kids (Something to Write Home About),  Slayer (Reign in Blood), The Offspring (Smash), NOFX (Punk in Drublic), Samhain (Initium), and Naked Raygun (Throb Throb).

Riot Fest organizers have a 10th performance still to be announced. As they explain in a press release, “[we] have promised to unveil it in a separate announcement in the upcoming weeks, as well as additional 10th Anniversary surprises.”

Riot Fest takes place at three separate locations this September: Toronto (9/6-7), Chicago (9/12-14), and Denver (9/19-21). Other scheduled performers include Th Cure, The National, Wu-Tang Clan, The Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, Death From Above 1979, and Primus, among others. Click here to see the full lineups.

Jane’s Addiction – Nothing’s Shocking (Chicago)
The Offspring – Smash (Chicago)
Weezer – The Blue Album (Chicago & Denver)
Slayer – Reign in Blood (Chicago & Denver)
Samhain – Initium (Chicago)
NOFX – Punk In Drublic (Chicago & Denver)
Descendents – Milo Goes To College (Chicago)
Naked Raygun – Throb Throb (Chicago)
The Get Up Kids – Something To Write Home About (Chicago)

Consequence of Sound is a proud media partner of Riot Fest 2014.

Chicago Lineup:

Riot Fest Chicago 2014 lineup

Denver Lineup:

Riot Fest Denver 2014 lineup

Toronto Lineup:

riot fest toronto 2014

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