The festival marks Yellowcard ‘s first live show in over five years

Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails at River City Rockfest 2018 [© AEG Presents/Nine Inch Nails/Silva Artist Management by Matt Bishop]

The Riot Fest lineup is here, and it’s stacked. The three-day jaunt boasts headliners My Chemical Romance, Misfits, and Nine Inch Nails. The lineup also features pop-punk heroes Yellowcard, who are returning to the stage for the first time since announcing their retirement over five years ago.

“It has been more than 5 years since we have shared a stage together,” Yellowcard said in a statement. “When we stepped away in 2017, all of us thought it was truly the end. However our journey together continues to surprise us. We are so excited to share that we will be playing on September 17, 2022 at Riot Fest in Chicago, IL. We can’t wait to sing with you again.”

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Other featured acts include Alkaline Trio, Portugal. The Man, Bleachers, Placebo, Anberlin, Bauhaus, Bad Religion, Sleater Kinney, Jimmy Eat World, Foxy Shazam, GWAR, The Wonder Years, and more.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be appearing on Sunday. The group recently announced two U.S. headlining shows in New York and Los Angeles. Additionally, they inked a new record deal with Secretly Canadian. The band plans to release new music in the near future.