Avenged Sevenfold

by Matt Bishop | May 9, 2016

The much-anticipated lineup announcement for the 2016 installment of Rock Allegiance has finally arrived. This September 17 + 18, SoCal thrashers Avenged Sevenfold and heavy rock icons Alice In Chains will headline the massive two-day outing at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA just outside Philadelphia. Also set to perform are Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat, Chevelle, Of Mice & Men, The Cult, Sevendust, Anthrax, Crobot, Young Guns, Killswitch Engage, and many more.

Alice In Chains

Jerry Cantrell | Alice In Chains

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents says: “When we came to Philadelphia last year, we knew there was a demand for this kind of festival in the market, but the response exceeded our expectations. Growing to two days in our second year was an obvious decision, and we’re looking forward to giving fans an even better experience in 2016.”


Kerry King | Slayer

“Last year’s Monster Energy Rock Allegiance was a huge success on so many levels,” adds Geoff Gordon, Live Nation Philadelphia’s Regional President. “We were proud to bring this venue their first ever concert; a record-setting, sold out smash hit. The audience had such a great time enjoying a unique experience of music and lifestyle — we knew in 2016 we could turn it up a notch!”


Michael Poulsen | Volbeat

A rolling discounted early bird on-sale for weekend general admission and VIP tickets begins Tuesday, May 10 at noon EDT, continuing through Friday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Visit for complete details. A limited quantity of early bird tickets will be available at the following prices, while supplies last:

* Early Bird #1: $79 GA Weekend Stands, $99 GA Weekend Floor, $219 VIP Weekend
* Early Bird #2: $89 GA Weekend Stands, $109 GA Weekend Floor, $239 VIP Weekend
* Early Bird #3: $99 GA Weekend Stands, $129 GA Weekend Floor, $259 VIP Weekend



Zippo VIP 2-Packs will also be available during the early bird sale for $550 (includes 2 VIP Weekend tickets and 2 commemorative Zippos).

Single-day ticket and general weekend packages for Monster Energy Rock Allegiance will be available starting on Friday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Tickets and VIP packages will initially be priced as follows (increasing in the coming weeks):

* GA Weekend: $129 floor, $99 stands
* GA 4-Packs: $308
* VIP Weekend: $219
* VIP 2-Packs: $550
* Single-Day GA (stands): $44.50
* Single-Day VIP: $119.50

Rock Allegiance 2016

About Matt Bishop

Welcome to the Revival of rock 'n' roll music. The way you used to hear rock, see rock, and feel rock is going to be shattered into a million pieces, reassembled, and revived. Dive into the realm of rock with interviews, concert coverage, and breaking news that make the music seem real again - in your ears, in your mind, and right in front of your very eyes. You'll feel the cool steel of the guitar strings and the smooth wood grain of the drum sticks right in your hands, all with the echoes of reverb in your head. This is the way rock was supposed to be experienced. Welcome to the Revival of rock 'n' roll music.
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