The 5th Annual ROCKAPALOOZA Festival Updates Official Artist Line-Up – 12 STONES Added to the Monster Energy Main Stage – I SEE STARS Added to the National Guard Stage

Doors Open at 10am on June 23rd, 2012 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Jackson, Michigan!


The 5th annual ROCKAPALOOZA festival, presented by Monster Energy and Quality Dairy, has added 12 Stones to the already impressive line-up on the Monster Energy main stage! Also, the festival has added I See Stars to the National Guard Stage, making for a well-rounded concert experience. ROCKAPALOOZA will take place this year on Saturday, June 23rd 2012 and features six stages. The Monster Energy main stage also features headliners Puddle of Mudd, and opening acts Saliva, Rehab, We Came As Romans, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Emphatic—just to name a few. The National Guard Stage also includes Sore Eyes, Otherwise, and more. See below for the line-ups for the additional stages featuring the likes of Bobaflex, Coolio, Afroman, and many more. ROCKAPALOOZA is also sponsored by the National Guard, Verizon Wireless, Budweiser, and Q106 FM.

ROCKAPALOOZA recently announced that Bam Margera and Brandon Novak of MTV’s JACKASS will be hosting this year’s event! Aside from both being well-recognized professional skateboarders, Bam is known for his two additional MTV shows, Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union, as well as several other projects. Brandon is a frequent guest on these shows, as well as on Bam’s Sirius XM radio show, Radio Bam on Faction.

The advance price of tickets for this year’s ROCKAPALOOZA is $30, while day of show tickets cost $35. All children under the age of 10 are admitted free, and the event is ALL AGES. This year, Jam Heads Party Deck passes are just $100 and include half off discounts on beer and food, free Monster Energy Drink, a meet and greet with Puddle of Mudd, Rehab, and Sore Eyes, and features a shaded area with seating. For regular attendees, Budweiser is offering $1 drafts from 10am-12pm. Doors open at 10am.

The festival will also host a free pre-party concert on Friday, June 22nd at the fairgrounds featuring headliners Mushroomhead and openers Sore Eyes. The free concert is also ALL AGES and doors open at 6pm.

Bands that have performed at ROCKAPALOOZA in the past include Sevendust, Crossfade, OTEP, Silverstein, Smile Empty Soul, and more. Past hosting and appearance duties have gone to Pauly Shore, Big Black and Bam Bam of MTV’s Rob & Big, and Big Cat from MTV’s Fantasy Factory. Last year, over 8,000 people attended the festival.

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See below for the full listing of headliners and openers:

Main Stage Bands (Monster Energy Stage)

Headliner: Puddle of Mudd



We Came As Romans

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

12 Stones


Lifeline Revolution

Sunset Villians

Nation of Wealth

Blackened Earth

Jet City Vega

Bet Me I’m Lying


Seeking Seven

2nd Stage Bands (National Guard Stage)

I See Stars

Sore Eyes




It Lies Within

Hollow Drive

Cyanide Sunrise

Ballz Deluxe

Fall of Eleven

Circus Asylum

Throwing Gravity

The Elder Beer Men

Lima OH (Battle of the Bands Winner)

3rd Stage Bands (Revolver Electronic Cigarettes Stage)


Breaking Paradox


Myths and Legends

The Scars Heal In Time


Ghosts of August

Second Season

Blind Reflection

Barefoot Breakdown

Beyond the Shadows

The Get Bye

Thee Unknown

4th Stage Bands




Distand Decend

I’m William Cutting

10 Gauge Rage

Tisk Tisk


Shock Wave

Dismember the Fallen

Fire in the Sky

Violet Void

Lima OH (Battle of the Band Winner)

5th Stage Bands (Live Loud & Local Blue Print Artist Development Stage)

Fallen Captive

Jay Mel

Know Lyfe

Autumn Burning

Black Valor

Mind Pulp

Erasing Never



Through The Ashes

Beat To Quarters


Last Savior Of God

Helix Reign

Summer Soulstice

Alternant Resonant


The Everyday Losers

Ice Possible



Hosted by: DJ Chuck Lew

6th Stage Bands (Avenue Billiards Music Room Stage)

Underneath It All


Boys of Fall

Fear the Fallen

Featuring special guest bartender Dennis Haskins (known as Mr. Belding of “Saved by the Bell” fame).

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