5 years after closing up store, the heavy music bundle tour referred to as Mayhem Pageant is returning in 2020.
“Don’t name it a comeback,” states the official Instagram web page of Mayhem Fest with the hashtag #mayhemfest2020 and a photograph of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa. The Instagram bio for the Mayhem Fest web page additionally teases, “Hindsight is 2020… and so is the return of Mayhem.”
Mayhem Pageant launched in 2008 with performances from Slipknot, Disturbed, Mastodon, 5 Finger Loss of life Punch, and extra. All through the years, acts similar to Marilyn Manson, Korn, Rob Zombie, and Avenged Sevenfold served as headliners.
The competition shut down following a 2015 invoice that featured Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, and extra. The competition pulled the plug after difficult ticket gross sales and an interview by co-founder Kevin Lyman, who referred to as out an absence of headliners within the style and mentioned that metallic was “previous, grey and fats.” Evidently, the quote didn’t go over properly with performers or attendees.
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Earlier this yr, competition promoter John Reese requested followers if the competition ought to return. It appears to be like like the reply was “sure.”
As of now, no bands or dates have been introduced. Earlier Mayhem Pageant excursions would run from late June or early July by early August. Keep tuned as particulars are revealed.