Riot Fest 2018 has announced the first wave of bands playing the festival. Bands playing include Andrew WK, Adolescents, Avengers, Bad Religion, Blink-182, Bouncing Souls, Conflict, Direct Hit!, GWAR, Elvis Costello, Face to Face, Fear, Gary Numan, Hot Snakes, Killing Joke, and more. Riot Fest is September 14-16 in Chicago. See the Lineup below.
Adolescents, Alkaline Trio, Andrew W.K., the Aquabats, Arkells, Atmosphere, the Audition, the Avengers, Bad Religion, Badflower, Beach Bunny, Beach Goons, Beck, Bleachers, Blink-182, Blondie, the Bombpops, the Bouncing Souls, Bullet for my Valentine, Bully, Calpurnia, Cat Power, Clutch, Cobra Skulls, Conflict, Cypress Hill. Digable Planets, Direct Hit!, the Districts, Dropkick Murphys, Elvis Costello, the Exploited, Face to Face, Father John Misty, Fear, the Fever 333, Flogging Molly, Flor, the Frights, the Front Bottoms, Gary Numan, Gwar, HEALTH, Hobo Johnson & the Lovemakers, Hot Snakes, Interpol, JD McPherson, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Jesus Lizard, Johnny Marr. K.Flay, Kevin Devine, Killing Joke, Lagwagon, Liz Phair, Lower Class Brats, Mannequin Pussy, Matt and Kim, Mom Jeans, Moose Blood, No Small Children, Piebald, Pronoun, Pussy Riot, Reignwolf, Save Face, Speedy Ortiz, Spitalfield, Suicidal Tendencies, Sum 41, Superchunk, SWMRS, Total Chaos, Twin Peaks, Underoath, the Wonder Years, Wolfmother, Young The Giant.