Riot Fest organisers have announced a new spin to this year’s shows.
To celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary, 10 bands will be playing their classic albums in full.
Performers will include Slayer (Reign in Blood), Descendents (Milo Goes to College), Weezer (The Blue Album), Jane’s Addiction (Nothing Shocking), the Get Up Kids (Something to Write Home About), NOFX (Punk in Drublic), the Offspring (Smash), Glenn Danzig’s reunited band Samhain (Initium), Naked Raygun (Throb Throb), with one more act still be confirmed.
Some records will only be performed during the festival’s Chicago dates, including those by Jane’s Addiction, the Get Up Kids, Descendents, the Offspring, Samhain, and Naked Raygun. The rest will be performed in both Chicago and Denver.
Riot Fest takes place this year in Toronto on September 6th-7th, in Chicago’s Humboldt Park on September 12th-14th, and in Denver on September 19th-21st.