Summer Sonic’s First

Creativeman Productions announced the first group of artists for this year’s Summer Sonic festival, which will take place simultaneously in Tokyo and Osaka on Aug. 7-8.

Artists include Jay-Z, Smashing Pumpkins, The Offspring, Pixies, Dream Theater, Nickelback, A-Ha, Sum 41, Orbital, Jonsi, Deadmaus, Slash, Pendulum, Orianthi, 30 Seconds to Mars, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Coheed and Cambria, Everlast, Girls, Hudson Mohawke and Passion Pit, to name a few.