Las Rageous 2018 officially announced

Official press release:

After a successful debut in 2017, which drew rock and metal fans from around the world with sellout crowds of 10,000 each day, Las Rageous returns for its second year on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. The two-day music festival created by Live Nation will take over two square blocks, in the heart of iconic downtown Las Vegas at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, and will feature performances from A Perfect Circle, Five Finger Death Punch, Ghost, Judas Priest, and more, on two stages.

Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Zoltan Bathory exclaims:

“We heard this year’s first ever Las Rageous festival was a blast – we are excited to headline it in 2018! We love playing shows in our own backyard. Get Ready Vegas!”

A Perfect Circle vocalist Maynard James Keenan says the group is:

“Looking forward to playing material from the new A Perfect Circle release at Las Rageous. Bringing new songs to life in a live setting is always exciting.”

Kurt Melien, president of Live Nation Las Vegas says:

“Las Vegas is home to an incredible history of rock and metal music, and we love that we have the opportunity to put local talent in the spotlight, including one of our headlining bands, Five Finger Death Punch.”

Derek Stevens, CEO of Downtown Las Vegas Events Center adds:

“We are thrilled to have Las Rageous return to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. It was a huge success last year and played a key role in positioning Downtown Las Vegas as a true entertainment hub within our city.”

The lineup for Las Rageous is as follows:

Friday, April 20:

A Perfect Circle
Ghost
Clutch
Underoath
Beartooth
Pop Evil
Atreyu
VYCES
DED

Saturday, April 21:

Five Finger Death Punch
Judas Priest
In This Moment
Saxon
Hollywood Undead
Black Star Riders
The Picturebooks
Joyous Wolf
Adelitas Way
Bad Wolves