Following its record-breaking 2021 event that featured 161,000 fans in attendance and an at-home livestream audience of 1.2 million, promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the lineup for the 2022 addition of the Welcome to Rockville festival. Set for the weekend of May 19 to 22 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, the event will feature previously announced headliners KISS, Korn, Guns N’ Roses and Foo Fighters.
The headliners will be joined by a who’s who of rock and metal, including Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, The Smashing Pumpkins, Breaking Benjamin, Megadeth, Jane’s Addiction, Papa Roach, Rise Against, Halestorm, In This Moment, Seether, Bush and many more, including up-and-comers such as Mammoth WVH, Dirty Honey, Poppy and Plush.
“Welcome to Rockville this past November was truly incredible. Our new home, Daytona International Speedway, welcomed us with open arms and our fans showed up in record numbers and experienced an unforgettable weekend,” said Danny Wimmer Presents founder Danny Wimmer. “We knew we needed to up the ante in 2022 so we went and booked the biggest lineup that has ever been booked for an American rock festival. We are so excited to welcome the biggest names in rock for one epic weekend this May.”
Single-day and weekend passes are on sale at www.welcometorockville.com, starting at $99.50 for single-day and $249.99 for 4-day. Passes can be purchased as general admission or VIP, and layaway is available for $10. on all pass types, only through Dec. 31, 2021.
“OMG … is this real life? So you’re saying that Halestorm is sharing the stage with Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction and The Smashing Pumpkins!! Also, not to mention Guns N’ Roses and KISS … all on the same festival!” said Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale. “Yep! You heard it here straight from the banshee’s mouth! And we will be bringing our A-game as always. You do not want to miss this lineup! To say that Rockville is going to be legendary is an understatement … this will be a life-changing show! The countdown begins, see you all in Daytona in May!”
Brent Smith of Shinedown said: “We’ve said it before, and we say it now. Shinedown has only one BOSS. It just happens to be everybody in the audience. We are honored to be a part of North America’s BIGGEST Rock N’ Roll festival … Welcome to Rockville 2022, LETS GO!!!”
Zolton Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch said: “We are grateful to be part of Rockville 2022! Daytona Beach in May, tens of tens of tens of thousands of fans, and an incredible lineup of legendary bands? Twist my arm!!! We’ll see you all there!”
The current Welcome to Rockville 2022 lineup is as follows (subject to change):
Thursday, May 19: KISS, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, In This Moment, Black Label Society, DOWN, Clutch, Mammoth WVH, Bad Wolves, Fuel, Ill Niño, Tetrarch, Shaman’s Harvest, Plush, Gemini Syndrome, Solence, Oxymorrons, Moodring, more TBA
Friday, May 20: Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Megadeth, Seether, Skillet, Parkway Drive, Ministry, In Flames, Sevendust, Hatebreed, The Black Dahlia Murder, Don Broco, New Years Day, Stick to Your Guns, DED, Diamante, Death Tour, Archetypes Collide, more TBA
Saturday, May 21: Guns N’ Roses, Shinedown, Rise Against, Bush, Jerry Cantrell, Nothing More, Baroness, Dirty Honey, Alexisonfire, John 5, Sick Of It All, Saint Asonia, Agnostic Front, The Violent, Against the Current, S8NT Elektric, Afterlife, Widow7, more TBA
Sunday, May 22: Foo Fighters, The Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, The Struts, Poppy, The Hu, Spiritbox, Bones UK, The Chats, Radkey, Lilith Czar, Motor Sister, POORSTACY, Nova Twins, The Mysterines, AEIR, more TBA
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