Image We're happy to bring you the initial lineup of this year's Sound and Fury Festival. The fest is being sponsored by Hellfish Printing, AMP magazine and us, Punknews.org. It's set for the the weekend of July 23rd and runs until July 25th (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) at the Earl Warren State Fairgrounds in Santa Barbara, CA. We've got the first look at the bands who will make up an eventual lineup of more than 50 by the time the festival hits.

Confirmed acts include All Is Fleeting, Alpha & Omega, At Our Heels, Beartrap, Cold World, Creatures, Dead End Path, Donnybrook, Dry Spell, Expire, Fire and Ice, Foundation, Give, Harms Way, Heartsounds, Make Do and Mend, Mother of Mercy, Mourningside AD, Not Sorry, Power Trip, Product of Waste, Rival Mob, Rotting Out, Ruckus, Sick of It All, Strife, Such Gold, Tigers Jaw and Xibalba.

Pre-sale tickets can be purchased here. For a two-week time frame (ending on April 28th) a weekend pass can be bought at a discounted rate and includes entry in a contest to win one grand prize package provided by the vendors of this year's festival.