Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Newly announced Riot Fest lineup includes Modest Mouse, The Pixies, and Run DMC

Posted By on Wed, May 27, 2015 at 6:57 PM

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Denver’s Riot Fest is is investing heavily in the nostalgia market this year, with its biggest names hailing from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s.

The just-announced lineup for the three-day music festival — which this year will take place at the National Western Complex from August 28 to 30 — ranges from generation-spanning hip-hop (Run DMC, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, De La Soul, GZA, Doomtree) to punk icons (Iggy Pop, The Damned, Rancid, The Vandals, Off!) to indie-rock stalwarts (The Pixies, Modest Mouse, The Black Lips, Drive Like Jehu, Eagles of Death Metal).

The Denver Post’s Kiernan Maletsky was first out of the gate with the complete artist roster, which is as follows:
Modest Mouse
The Pixies
Snoop Dogg
Iggy Pop
Tenacious D
Run DMC
Ice Cube & special guests
Flogging Molly
Coheed and Cambria
Drive Like Jehu
L7
Explosions in the Sky
The Airborne Toxic Event
Iration
Bootsy Collins' Rubber Band
Yelawolf
Babes in Toyland.
Anthrax
The Damned
Eagles of Death Metal
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
GZA
OK Go
De La Soul
Testament
Desaparecidos
The Dead Milkmen
Nada Surf
The Lawrence Arms
Reverend Horton Heat
Andrew W.K.
GWAR
The Black Lips
The Get Up Kids
American Nightmare
Bayside
Swervedriver
Millencolin
The Vandals
Less Than Jake
The Joy Formidable
Doomtree
Cloud Cult
7 Seconds
OFF!
Benjamin Booker
Joyce Manor
The White Buffalo
Post Malone with FKI
Jazz Cartier
Teenage Bottlerocket
The Bunny Gang
Speedy Ortiz
PUP
Beach Slang
The Hotelier
Prayers
Fit For Rivals
Direct Hit!
The Moth & The Flame
Elway
Main Attrakionz
Cayetana
Broadway Calls
White Mystery
Skating Polly
Souvenirs
Northern Faces
Dreamers
PEARS
Meat Wave
Rozwell Kid
Sleep On It
Faulkner
Gateway Drugs
Daye Jack
Indian School
Guests
Rancid
Motörhead
Kongos
Cypress Hill
Alkaline Trio
Thrice
Cold War Kids

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