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10 October 2023

Slipknot, System Of A Down To Headline Sick New World 2024

Slipknot Sick New World 2024
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Sick New World 2024 will take place on 27 April at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. System Of A Down will return to headline for a second straight year alongside co-headliners Slipknot.

Other big names near the top of the poster include A Perfect Circle, Alice In Chains, Bring Me The Horizon, Danny Elfman, Swans, Slowdive and Primus.

In addition, the lineup features cool cult concerns from the world of shoegaze (Drop Nineteens), slowcore (Duster), and post-hardcore (Have A Nice Life) and metalcore heavy hitters like Knocked Loose, Drain, and Code Orange. We’re talking Babymetal, Trash Talk, Sevendust, Helmet, Static-X, Vein, Fleshwater, and many more.

Filling out a truly stacked bill for Sick New World 2024 are Killing Joke, Loathe, Ice Nine Kills, Knocked Loose, Motionless In White, Jinjer, Code Orange, Motionless In White, Black Veil Brides, Wage War and Skindred. Registration for presale tickets are available now via the official Sick New World website, with the presale itself kicking off this Friday, October 13, at 10am PT. Deposits as low as $19.99 are available.

Sick New World launched this past spring in Las Vegas, bringing together some of the biggest names in Y2K-era nu-metal with others from the expanded alt-metal/heavy alternative world, topped off with some hip young acts from the hardcore and electronic worlds.

One of the other bands returning from this year’s line up to play 2024’s event are nu metal outift Kittie. Earlier this year, singer Morgan Lander spoke to Metal Hammer about the nu metal revival that has made events like Sick New World possible, saying: “There’s definitely a resurgence of it. It didn’t really go away. It was hiding in the depths of southern America for a long time. It just took a bunch of kids whose parents grew up listening to that music to get old enough to like it. A lot of those kids never got to see Kittie play, because the first album [1999’s Spit] was 20 years ago, when nu metal was first happening.”

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