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29 May 2021

Green Day, Weezer Confirmed To Headline 2022 Rock Am Ring Festival

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Green Day, Weezer and Danish rockers Volbeat have been confirmed to headline Germany’s twin festivals Rock am Ring and Rock im Park in 2022 line-up.

The festival’s 2021 was cancelled during to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the 2022 edition is scheduled for June 3-5, 2022, with the same line-up playing each location on different days that weekend.

Rock am Ring is at Nurnburgring in Nurburg, while Rock im Park is at the Zeppelinfield in Nuremburg. Tickets previously purchased for the cancelled 2020 or 2021 editions can be rolled over to the 2022 festival. For further information, visit the twin events’ official website.

Aside from Green Day and Volbeat, the current festival roster features Airbourne, August Burns Red, Billy Talent, Black Veil Brides, Boston Manor, Boys Noize, Broilers, Bush, Danko Jones, Daughtry, Digitalism, Fire From The Gods, Gang of Youths, Ice Nine Kills, Kafvka, Korn, Of Mice & Men, Royal Republic, Schmutzki, Stick To Your Guns, The Distillers, The Faim, The Offspring, Trettman, and U.V.A. The events mostly specialise to popular rock bands (applying the umbrella genre broadly), but Boys Noize is also set to appear even though they’re firmly electronic. Some additional artists are yet to be confirmed.

Green Day also recently announced that ‘Hella Mega Tour’, their U.S. headlining stadium run with Fall Out Boy and Weezer, kicks off with new 2021 dates beginning on 24 July in Dallas, Texas. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city North American outing will bring the bands to some of the most renowned stadiums, including Dodger Stadium, Wrigley Field, Citi Field, Fenway Park, and more, before wrapping on 6 September in Seattle, Washington. The Interrupters will appear as special guests on the tour.

Additionally, two new shows have been announced for the tour — 17 August in Columbus, Ohio at Historic Crew Stadium and September 1 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at Summerfest. Tickets for all the shows went on general sale on Friday, May 21 at 10 a.m. local time.

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