Blue Ridge Rock Festival: The lineup so far (March 4)

The Blue Ridge Rock Festival, set for Sept. 8 to 11 at the Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia, is releasing its 2022 lineup one act a time. Forty-one of a reported 171 acts have been announced as of the afternoon of March 4.

On social media, festival organizers have said there will be 12 reunions, seven “special performances,” two debuts, one farewell and, for VIP ticket-holders, 12 acoustic sets.

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The following acts have been announced so far (bold = announced since our last update).

  • Bad Wolves
  • Thrice
  • Sevendust (performing “Animosity” in full and more)
  • Sleeping with Sirens
  • Down
  • Skillet
  • The Amity Affliction
  • Terror
  • The Acacia Strain
  • We Came as Romans
  • Upon a Burning Body
  • Puddle of Mudd
  • Saving Abel (featuring the return of original lead singer Jared Weeks)
  • Lacuna Coil
  • Attila
  • Crowbar
  • Fear Factory (first show in six years)
  • Municipal Waste
  • He Is Legend
  • Eskimo Callboy (exclusive U.S. festival performance)
  • Fit for an Autopsy
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Lamb of God
  • Comeback Kid
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Anthrax
  • Fire from the Gods
  • Smile Empty Soul
  • A Skylit Drive (original lineup reunion)
  • Jinjer
  • Bad Omens
  • In Flames
  • Nonpoint
  • The Union Underground (first show in five years)
  • Buckcherry
  • Suicide Silence
  • Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Butcher Babies
  • Lacey Sturm
  • Kittie (reunion show)

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