Blue Ridge Rock Festival: The lineup so far (March 11)

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. Fifty-nine of a reported 171 acts have been announced as of the afternoon of March 11.

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

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The following acts (in alphabetical order) have been announced since our last update:

  • Attack Attack!
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Darkest Hour
  • A Day to Remember
  • Hollywood Undead
  • In This Moment
  • Islander
  • Jelly Roll
  • Kublai Khan TX
  • Motionless in White
  • Otherwise
  • Redlight King
  • Shadows Fall (reunion show)
  • Silverstein
  • Story of the Year
  • Tenacious D
  • Texas in July (reunion show)

The following acts were announced previously:

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

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