Welcome To Rockville Announces Dazzling 2023 Lineup

After dealing with unpredictable weather in 2022, Welcome to Rockville is ready to storm back for a triumphant return next May with perhaps its biggest lineup to date.

Earlier today, Rockville, hosted at Daytona International Speedway, announced its 2023 bill, which will host fan-favorites TOOL, Deftones, Pantera, Avenged Sevenfold, Slipknot, Queens of the Stone Age and so many more.

Slipknot will headline on Thursday, May 18, and will be joined by Rob Zombie, QOTSA, Puscifer, Trivium, Bullet for My Valentine, Black Veil Brides, and more. Avenged Sevenfold will perform for the first time since 2018 on Friday alongside Evanescence, Hardy, I Prevail, Motionless In White, Asking Alexandria, and Sleeping with Sirens, among others.

Pantera are set to reunite on Saturday where they co-headline with Godsmack and Alice Cooper, before TOOL closes out the festival alongside the Deftones and Incubus on Sunday, May 21.

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