Pantera, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold and Tool will headline the 2023 Welcome to Rockville festival in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents will kick off its 2023 season with DWP’s longest-running annual festival from May 18 to 21 at Daytona International Speedway. In 2022, the festival drew 150,000 over its four days.
In addition to the headliners, the festival lineup features Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice Cooper, The Mars Volta, Puscifer, I Prevail, Chevelle, Coheed & Cambria, Hardy and Trivium. Jose “Metal Ambassador” Mangin will host the event with on-stage appearances and fan meet-and-greets.
“We are so excited to be bringing this fantastic lineup to Welcome to Rockville,” said Danny Wimmer, founder of Danny Wimmer Presents. “Our fans have been wanting Pantera and along with one of Avenged Sevenfold’s first live shows in five years, crowd favorite Slipknot andone of the greatest rock bands of all time, Tool, we are delivering a jam-packed weekend to the ‘The World Center of Rock.’ Can’t wait to see everyone in May!”
“Danny Wimmer Presents has done it yet again, producing a spectacular, anticipated lineup of legendary rock bands for the 2023 edition of Welcome to Rockville,” Daytona International Speedway President Frank Kelleher said. “The event is fast becoming a tradition here at The World Center of Entertainment, hosting 150,000 concertgoers from all over the world. It’s a huge win-win for our guests and our community. We can’t wait for next May.”
For the first time in Welcome to Rockville history, Early Bird Passes sold out before the lineup was released. Single-day and weekend passes are on sale now at www.welcometorockville.com. Passes can be purchased as general admission, VIP or Daytona Owners Club, and layaway is available starting as low as $10 down, only through Dec. 31, 2022. Passes are expected to sell quickly.
The current Welcome to Rockville 2023 lineup is as follows (subject to change).
Thursday, May 18: Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Queens of the Stone Age, Puscifer, Trivium, Bullet for My Valentine, Black Veil Brides, Suicidal Tendencies, Avatar, Black Stone Cherry, Converge, Band-Maid, Austin Meade, Stray from the Path, Brutus, Rain City Drive, Bloodywood, Malevolence, Vended, Rivals, Nevertel, Widow7, Conquer Divide, Budderside
Friday, May 19: Avenged Sevenfold, Evanescence, Hardy, I Prevail, Motionless in White, Asking Alexandria, Sleeping with Sirens, Badflower, Ayron Jones, Memphis May Fire, From Ashes to New, Born of Osiris, The Warning, Mothica, Des Rocs, Varials, Tallah, Tigercub, Slay Squad, Ryan Oakes, Tuk Smith and the Restless Hearts, Bastardane, OTTTO, Until I Die
Saturday, May 20: Pantera, Godsmack, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, Alter Bridge, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Knocked Loose, Rival Sons, Yelawolf Presents: Sometimes Y, Pop Evil, Suicide Silence, Sepultura, The Bronx, Poorstacy, Ho99o9, Zero 9:36, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Dayseeker, Dead Poet Society, Kreator, The Violent, Starcrawler, Hammerhedd
Sunday, May 21: Tool, Deftones, Incubus, The Mars Volta, Coheed & Cambria, Pennywise, Ghostemane, Grandson, Sueco, Filter, Deafheaven, Anti-Flag, Senses Fail, New Years Day, Nothing, Nowhere., Angel Du$t, Nova Twins, Point North, Wargasm, Bob Vylan, Capital Theatre, Uncured, Reddstar
Welcome to Rockville will feature 95 musical acts over four days on four stages, amusement rides, a giant water slide, artwork installations, partner experiences, award-winning spirits and delectable eats.
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