Vegas, baby! The rock and metal world will turn its attention to Las Vegas the weekend of April 20 and 21 for the second annual Las Rageous Festival. This year's event will be headlined by the return of A Perfect Circle and hometown heroes Five Finger Death Punch, but there's plenty more great music that will roll out over the weekend.

A Perfect Circle will headline the opening night, Friday, April 20, at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, with support from Ghost, Clutch, Underoath, Beartooth, Pop Evil, Atreyu, Vyces and Ded.

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," adding, "Bringing new songs to life in a live setting is always exciting.”

The Saturday, April 21 bill have Vegas' own Five Finger Death Punch closing out the festivities after sets from Judas Priest, In This Moment, Saxon, Hollywood Undead, Black Star Riders, The Picturebooks, Joyous Wolf, Adelitas Way and Bad Wolves. There are also expected to be more names to come.

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!”

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.”

“We are thrilled to have Las Rageous return to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center,” adds Derek Stevens, CEO of 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.”

Early bird tickets will be available starting this Wednesday (Dec. 6) at 10AM PT for those who purchased tickets to last year's event. Unique codes will be provided by Ticketmaster via email this Tuesday (Dec. 5). Pre-sale ticketing starts this Thursday (Dec. 7) with the password being obtained by signing up for the Las Rageous email list or through radio partner KOMP-FM. General admission ticketing starts this Friday (Dec. 8) at 10AM PT.

An initial allotment of two-day festival tickets will be available for $119 each for a limited time. VIP ticketing is also an option and includes private viewing from a platform along with onsite parking. Get more details via the Las Rageous website.

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2018 Las Rageous Festival

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