FIFTH ANNUAL MONSTER ENERGY AFTERSHOCK SELLS OUT WITH 50,000 IN ATTENDANCE
FIFTH ANNUAL MONSTER ENERGY AFTERSHOCK SELLS OUT WITH 50,000 IN ATTENDANCE OVER TWO DAYS OCTOBER 22 & 23 IN SACRAMENTO, CA.
CALIFORNIA’S BIGGEST ROCK FESTIVAL FEATURED 35 BANDS ON THREE STAGES LED BY TOOL AND AVENGED SEVENFOLD PLUS SLAYER, KORN, PRIMUS, DISTURBED AND MANY MORE.
Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK made its triumphant return to Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 22 & 23, celebrating its fifth year with a sold-out crowd of 50,000 over two days in California’s capital city. With 35 bands on three stages, Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK’s genre-spanning lineup was packed with rock and metal legends, newcomers, and rising stars. Fans were treated to a rare U.S. festival performance from Tool on Saturday, an electrifying festival-closing set from Avenged Sevenfold on Sunday, plus Slayer, Korn, Primus, Disturbed, Puscifer, Meshuggah, and many more.
Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK showcased Sacramento’s status as America’s Farm-To-Fork Capital, offering free samples of locally grown fruit to festival attendees throughout the weekend, while those looking for more filling options chose from nearly two dozen food vendors including local favorites Drewski’s Hot Rod Sandwiches, Xochimilco Mexican Restaurant and more. California’s biggest rock festival also featured The Jack Daniel’s Experience, The Music Experience, the Juxtapoz MAKE YOUR MARK interactive graffiti art installation presented by Hellrzzr and Montana, Keep Golf Metal and more to engage fans with all aspects of the rock and roll culture. SiriusXM’s Shannon Gunz interviewed AFTERSHOCK bands backstage for the festival’s Facebook live stream throughout the weekend.