SKILLET: Joins Megadeth, Others At Aftershock

Music Set Times & On-Site Experiences Announced

West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival

Features Performances From

 Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn

Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Limp Bizkit,

Turnstile, Rancid, 311 & Many More

October 5-8, 2023 At Discovery Park In Sacramento, CA

Festival App Available For Download

The music performance times and on-site experiences have been announced for the 11th edition of Aftershock, the West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival, held October 5-8, 2023 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California.

Known as “One Of The Country’s Most Anticipated Hard Rock Events” (Sacramento Bee), Aftershock features a massive lineup of rock and metal heavyweights, with performances not to be missed from Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, KornGodsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Limp Bizkit, Rancid, Turnstile, 311, Megadeth, The Cult, AFI, I Prevail, Sacramento’s own Dance Gavin Dance and many more. Returning as host for the second year is Jose “Metal Ambassador” Mangin.

2022’s record-setting Aftershock included an audience of 160,000 music fans and an economic impact of nearly $30 million to the Sacramento region.

Aftershock Weekend VIP, as well as Friday and Saturday VIP passes, are sold out, but a limited number of Thursday and Sunday VIP passes are still available. Weekend General Admission, along with single day passes, are in their final price levels and expected to sell out soon. Aftershock passes can be purchased at Afterpay options are also available via Shop Pay at

The schedule of Aftershock music performances (subject to change) is below and online at: Set times can also be found on the festival mobile app, which can be downloaded on either Apple or Google Play Stores by visiting: Festival gates open at Noon daily.

Thursday, October 5
Jack Daniel’s StageShockwave Stage
8:25 PMAvenged Sevenfold7:20 PMIncubus
6:00 PMPantera5:05 PMThe Cult
4:15 PMAFI3:30 PMPennywise
3:00 PMNothing But Thieves2:25 PMWhite Reaper
1:50 PMDon Broco1:15 PMnothing,nowhere.
12:50 PMPinkshift12:25 PMHolding Absence
Coors Light StageDWPresents Stage
8:20 PML77:15 PMSenses Fail
6:20 PMThe Bronx5:25 PMDeathbyRomy
4:30 PMBeauty School Dropout3:40 PMKim Dracula
3:05 PMThousand Below2:25 PMKid Kapichi
1:45 PMStarbenders1:10 PMStatic Dress
12:45 PMLetdown.12:20pmSeeYouSpaceCowboy
Friday, October 6
Jack Daniel’s StageShockwave Stage
8:55 PMTool7:40 PMGodsmack
6:35 PMLimp Bizkit5:40 PMMegadeth
4:50 PMCoheed & Cambria4:05 PMBad Omens
3:20 PMSkillet2:40 PMThe Hu
2:05 PMMemphis May Fire1:30 PMFire From The Gods
12:55 PMStrange Kids12:25 PMFlat Black
Coors Light StageDWPresents Stage
9:50 PMNu Metal Night7:50 PMDeafheaven
8:50 PMConverge5:50 PMPolaris
6:55 PMAttila4:10 PMCurrents
4:55 PMGideon2:40 PMVarials
3:20 PMDragged Under1:30 PMTallah
2:05 PMHannabie.12:25 PMWidow7
12:55 PMDeath Valley Dreams
Saturday, October 7
Jack Daniel’s StageShockwave Stage
9:25 PMKorn8:20 PMTurnstile
7:25 PM3116:25 PMParkway Drive
5:35 PMCorey Taylor4:45 PMBabymetal
4:00 PMFever 3333:20 PMAvatar
2:40 PMEscape The Fate2:05 PMBoston Manor
1:30 PMFame On Fire1:00 PMReddstar
Coors Light StageDWPresents Stage
9:20 PMDethklok8:25 PMPolyphia
7:40 PMThe Amity Affliction6:55 PMSleep Token
5:50 PMSueco4:45 PMCatch Your Breath
4:00 PMTen56.3:20 PMHoly Wars
2:40 PMIthaca2:05 PMFox Lake
1:30 PMTraitors1:05 PMLuna Aura
12:40 PMAmber Wild12:15 PMTwitch
Sunday, October 8
Jack Daniel’s StageShockwave Stage
7:25 PMGuns N’ Roses6:20 PMQueens of the Stone Age
5:25 PMRancid4:35 PMDance Gavin Dance
3:50 PMI Prevail3:05 PMDaughtry
2:35 PMBadflower2:05 PMMayday Parade
1:35 PMAyron Jones1:05 PMRain City Drive
12:40 PMWargasm12:15 PMAustin Meade
Coors Light StageDWPresents Stage
7:25 PMSuicide Silence6:20 PMBilly Talent
5:25 PMMovements4:35 PMCall Me Karizma
3:50 PMRyan Oakes3:05 PMJehnny Beth
2:35 PMTigercub2:05 PMDevil’s Cut
1:35 PMRedlight King1:05 PMGnome
12:40 PMASAVA12:15 PMAs You Were

Festival attendees are encouraged to check out the various food and beverage options and experiences on-site, which include:

  • Beatbox Beverages
  • Blackened Whiskey
  • Coors Light
  • Hop Valley Brewing Co.
  • Jack Daniel’s Airstream
  • Loud Lounge
  • Monaco Cocktails
  • Take Me Home
  • The Pretty Cult
  • Topo Chico Hard Seltzer

Learn more at

All attendees at Aftershock can enjoy a variety of on-site food and beverage offerings curated by Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC, DWP’s affiliate concessionaire, including some of the best food and drinks that the Sacramento area has to offer.

Aftershock has also partnered with Fuse to provide exclusive pass and hotel bundles. Weekend and daily Park & Ride passes are also available for purchase as an add-on option for a convenient way to get to the festival grounds, as there is no on-site parking at Aftershock.

Aftershock is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination music festivals in America. Additional DWP events in 2023 include Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival and Welcome To Rockville.

Discovery Park is conveniently located near downtown Sacramento at 1600 Garden Highway, where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet.

Aftershock would like to thank its 2023 premier partners: Astral Tequila, Beatbox Beverages, Blackcraft, Coors Light, Dimebag Hardware, Eargasm, Fearless Records, Freak on a Leash, Golden State Cider, Hellflower Soap Company, Hop Valley Brewing, Jack Daniel’s, LYTE, Monaco Cocktails, Mortus Viventi, Nowhere Fast, PuffCo, Red Bull, Royalty Cosmetics, The Pretty Cult, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Topo Chico Hard Seltzer,  U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, and Weedmaps.

Aftershock would like to thank its 2023 non-profit partners: Animal Place, Artists for Trauma, Fxck Cancer,  Take Me Home, To Write Love On Her Arms, and Rock Against Racism.

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