Friday, February 1, 2013

Soundgarden, AiC, Bizkit play Carolina Rebellion

Reunited rockers Soundgarden and Alice in Chains head up the bill for the third annual Carolina Rebellion festival, which announced its lineup Friday. The two-day event, which took place in Rockingham last year, takes place May 4 and 5 and moves to Charlotte Motor Speedway's Rock City Campgrounds in Concord.

Alice in Chains will headline Saturday, May 4 with Limp Bizkit (bringing Hunter Huss High School's Fred Durst back to the area), Deftones, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Bullet for My Valentine, Halestorm, Asking Alexandria, Sick Puppies, In This Moment, Device (with David Draiman), Young Guns, Otherwise, Aranda, Tracer, and Monstro.

Sunday's lineup features Soundgarden (pictured), Rise Against, Bush, 3 Doors Down, Buckcherry, Volbeat, Hollywood Undead, All That Remains, Steel Panther, Pop Evil, Escape the Fate, Nonpoint, Thousand Foot Krutch, Red Line Chemistry, Heaven's Basement, and American Fangs.

Bands will perform on three stages and fans will have the opportunity to meet many of the artists in the autograph signing tent sponsored by f.y.e.

Weekend passes and single day tickets go on sale to the public Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. EST at All are general admission. Weekend passes start at $99 (plus fees). Single day tickets begin at $59.50. Parking is included with admission. Discounted internet presale tickets will be available for $89 February 6 and 7. For access visit the festival's Facebook page or subscribe to its newsletter at

Discounts are also available for active military. Please visit for details on that along with information on camping, hotel, and VIP packages. Camping and hotel packages include admission to the Friday night pre-festival campground party.