Various festivals happen every year all over the world, and some are very big deals. There's Warped tour, Uproar, Mayhem, Rock On The Range, Download, Soundwave, Slam Dunk, and more. Today there has been an announcement regarding the 2015 South By So What (SXSW, as its generally abbreviated.)
The event caused quite a stir this year, but hopefully the stir for this year will simply revolve around the lineup. The festival will feature over 100 bands and you can see the full lineup below. It features bands including Stray From The Path Circa Survive, Close Your Eyes (Who just parted ways with their singer, details can be found here), Famous Last Words, Ghost Town and more.
A Skylit Drive, Adaliah, After The Burial, Against The Current, As Blood Runs Black, As We Walk, Atreyu, ATTILA, Balance & Composure, Barrier, Beartooth, Bent Life, Betrayal, Black Tongue, Boris The Blade, Born Of Osirism Boymeetsworld, Capize, Carnifex, Cartel, Chelsea Grin, Chiodos, Chon, Circa Survive, Close Your Eyes, Conquer Divide, Courage My Love, Crown The Empire, Dayseeker, Dear You, Death Before Dishonor, Driver Friendly, Elitist, Emmure, Enter Shikari, Every Passing Dream, Fallujah, Famous Last Words, Fear & Wonder, Fine Fine Titans, Fire From The Gods, For The Win, For Today, Front Porch Step, Ghost Atlas, Ghost Town, Gideon, Gift Giver, Good Morning Gorgeous, Hatebreed, Hawthorne Heights, He Is Legend, Hotel Books, Hundredth, I See Stars, Ice Nine Kills, Invent, Animate, Jesse Lawson, Knuckle Puck, Kublai Khan, La Dispute, Like Moths To Flames, Lydia, Mayday Parade, Memphis May Fire, Motionless In White, Mouth Of The South, My Body Sings Electric, My Ticket Home, New Years Day, No Bragging Rights, Norma Jean, Oceano, Outline in Color, Palisades, Parables, Polyphia, Power Trip, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Rotting Out, Set It off, Silent Planet, Slaves, Stray From The Path, Suicide Silence, Superheaven, Sworn In, Take It Back!, Texas In July, The Alchemy Index, THe Browning, The Color Morale, The Family Run, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, The Maine, The Ongoing cConcept, This Legend, This Wild Life, Title Fight, Traitors, Unity, Upon A Burning Body, Vanna, Veil Of Maya, Villians, Vulgar Display, Within The Ruins, Wolves At The Gate, Yesterday as Today, and Youth In Revolt.
This is the eighth annual SXSW, and will be happening March 20 -22, at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. Tickets are on sale now! General admission is $139, VIP is $199, and Elite VIP is $299. The VIP perks will be fully announced closer to the event, but they will include a t-shirt, poster, laminate, access to VIP areas and more. Elite VIP gets all that, plus its own parking lot, and more that has yet to be announced.
These are just some of the happenings in the music world. There will always be something that Immortal Music did not cover, but here are just some events.