SAN JOSE, Calif. — Muse, one of the best live acts on the planet, has been announced as a replacement headliner for the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento.
The English alt-rock trio, consisting of of vocalist-guitarist-keyboardist Matt Bellamy, bassist Chris Wolstenholme and drummer Dominic Howard, will headline on Oct. 9, the last day of the four-day festival.
The slot was originally set to go to the Foo Fighters, but the band ended up canceling all tour dates after drummer Taylor Hawkins died in March.
Muse will be supporting its ninth studio album, “Will of the People,” which is set to be released on Aug. 26.
The other three Aftershock Festival headliners are Slipknot (Oct. 6), KISS (Oct. 7) and My Chemical Romance (Oct. 8).
The bill also includes such acts as Halestorm, Judas Priest, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, A Day to Remember, the Pretty Reckless, Zakk Sabbath, Papa Roach, Chevelle, Apocalyptica, Helmet, Stone Temple Pilots and Killswitch Engage.
The festival runs Oct. 6-9 at Discovery Park in Sacramento. For more information, visit aftershockfestival.com.
Thursday, Oct. 6
Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, Stone Temple Pilots, Killswitch Engage, Bad Religion, Ghostemane, Nothing More, Ice Nine Kills, Alexisonfire, Code Orange, Fever 333, Crown The Empire, Amigo The Devil, Ho99o9, POORSTACY, New Years Day, Cherry Bombs, Vended, If I Die First, Solence, Superbloom, Bloodywood
Friday, Oct. 7
KISS, Judas Priest, Lamb Of God, Chevelle, Falling In Reverse, Meshuggah, Bullet For My Valentine, Clutch, Motionless In White, Spiritbox, GWAR, Jinjer, Apocalyptica, Helmet, Jeris Johnson, Plush, Crossfaith, Nita Strauss, Against The Current, Wargasm, Mike’s Dead, NEMOPHILA, Orbit Culture, Archetypes Collide
Saturday, Oct. 8
My Chemical Romance, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Halestorm, Yungblud, The Distillers, Theory of a Deadman, Beartooth, City Morgue, Thursday, Enter Shikari, Thrice, The Chats, Airbourne, Lilith Czar, Zeal & Ardor, Taipei Houston, Point North, Trash Boat, Dead Poet Society, Mothica, Ego Kill Talent, Crooked Teeth
Sunday, Oct. 9
Muse, Shinedown, Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Action Bronson, The Pretty Reckless, The Interrupters, The Struts, Underoath, Jelly Roll, Dirty Honey, Zakk Sabbath, Bayside, Dead Sara, Royal & The Serpent, carolesdaughter, The Warning, Maggie Lindemann, Band-Maid, The Mysterines, The Alive, Eva Under Fire, Jared James Nichols
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