Ozzy, Foo Fighters Top Welcome To Rockville Lineup

Earlier this week Ozzy Osbourne broke the news that his next tour will be his last, including a yet-to-be announced North American leg. One of the places you can count on seeing Ozzy is at

After featuring two days of music the past few years, the 2018 edition will rock even harder by expanding to three days.

Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath
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– Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath
DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013

The April 27-29 event at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Fla., is the first stop of the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series, which also includes Fort Rock, Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, Rock On The Range, Rocklahoma, and River City Rockfest.

“Since Welcome To Rockville’s inception seven years ago, I have been building towards this day: To bring not just the biggest rock festival in Jacksonville (or even Florida), but the biggest rock lineup in the United States to my hometown,” festival creator/producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents said. “This is a triumph for me, my company and the city that I love.”

The lineup also boasts Halestorm, Stone Sour, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Billy Idol and Bullet For My Valentine. Check out the day-by-day list below.

Friday, April 27: Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, The Used, Parkway Drive, Underoath, Trivium, Atreyu, Power Trip, Texas Hippie Coalition, ‘68, Palisades, While She Sleeps, Bad Wolves, Them Evils

Saturday, April 28: Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin, ??? (to be announced), Hollywood Undead, Killswitch Engage, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, Sevendust, Pop Evil, Andrew W.K., Avatar, Butcher Babies, Red Sun Rising, Joyous Wolf, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Stick To Your Guns, Palaye Royale, The Wild!

Sunday, April 29: Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Billy Idol, Clutch, Bullet For My Valentine, Thrice, Greta Van Fleet, Baroness, Quicksand, Red Fang, The Sword, The Bronx, Turnstile, The Fever, Black Foxxes, Fireball Ministry, Spirit Animal

Foo Fighters
John Shore
– Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters appears electrified when the band opens The Anthem in Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 2017.

To go along with all those performances, attendees will be treated to onsite experiences such as Monster Energy tastings and signings with select artists.

Tickets and VIP packages are on sale now. Hotel and camping options are also available. New this year is car and RV camping spots for attendees. Fans who camp at Tailgaters Parking lots can enjoy indoor restrooms, shower trailers and access to a full restaurant and general store.   

The 2017 edition of Welcome To Rockville sold 93 percent of its tickets, with a gross of more than $2.1 million. The three years before that all sold out, grossing between $2.1 million and nearly $3.2 million.