Rockstar Mayhem Festival to make stop at White River Amphitheatre today, July 8th.

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Ever since 2008, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been going strong, annually compiling anywhere from 10 to 15 of the biggest names in metal and hard rock, for two months of pure chaos and energy. In the past, the festival has been home to such headlining luminaries as SlayerMastodonAnthrax, and Megadeth, as well as solid side-stage support from the likes of Children of BodomIn FlamesAs I Lay DyingWhitechapel, and Norma Jean.

For 2014, Kevin Lyman and co. have found refuge in 19 contemporary hard rock and metal bands, spanning musical careers from only the 1990s and the 21st century.

For headliners (on the Mainstage), we have Avenged SevenfoldKornAsking Alexandria, and Trivium.

Over on the Coldcock American Herbal Whiskey Stage, Cannibal Corpse, Suicide SilenceMiss May IMushroomheadTexas Hippie Coalition, and King 810 are to perform.

On the Sumerian Records/Headbang for the Highway Stage, there will be Body Count (featuring Ice-T), Upon A Burning BodyVeil of MayaDarkest Hour, and Confines, the winner of the Washington “Headbang for the Highway” contest.

Lastly, on the Victory Records stage, we’ll see performances from EmmureIll NiñoWretchedIslander and Erimha.

The tour is to make its stop at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, Washington on July 8th, 2014. For a list of the set times for each band, click here. Tickets will be available at the door.

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