Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold, Tool and more for Sonic Temple festival

Sonic Temple announces almost 80 bands including headliners Foo Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and KISS…

Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold, Tool and more for Sonic Temple festival
Luke Morton
Danny Clinch

Sonic Temple has announced a huge line-up for this year's festival, including four monumental headlined sets from Avenged Sevenfold, Tool, KISS and a returning Foo Fighters.

Held place at the Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival takes place May 25-28, 2023, and also boasts the likes of Queens Of The Stone Age, Deftones, Trivium, Rob Zombie, Bad Omens, Beartooth and Puscifer.

“We've always enjoyed playing Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus and are excited to be a part of this year’s Sonic Temple,” says Avenged frontman M. Shadows. “It’ll be a blast to share the stage with Tool, Foo Fighters and others, we can’t wait to see and play for all of our amazing fans again.”

“It’s great to be coming back to Columbus,” adds festival promoter Danny Wimmer. “Foo
Fighters, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, KISS plus 75 more, it’s our biggest lineup ever! There is so much history at Historic Crew Stadium, it truly is the heartbeat of rock for many of us... the excitement surrounding the return of Sonic Temple is unparalleled!”

Here's the full rundown of all the bands announced for this year's Sonic Temple.

Thursday, May 25
Tool, Godsmack, Beartooth, Bullet For My Valentine, Pennywise, Bad Omens, Suicidal Tendencies, FEVER 333, Anti-Flag, Joey Valence & Brae, Bones UK, Ho99o9, The Warning, Oxymorrons, Angel Du$t, Bloodywood, WARGASM, Malevolence, Bastardane, OTTTO.

Friday, May 26
Avenged Sevenfold, Queens Of The Stone Age, Chevelle, I Prevail, Knocked Loose, Sleeping With Sirens, Badflower, Dorothy, Black Stone Cherry, Converge, Born Of Osiris, Band-Maid, Lilith Czar, Des Rocs, Mothica, Fame on Fire, Dayseeker, Vended, Mike's Dead.

Saturday, May 27

KISS, Rob Zombie, Falling In Reverse, Puscifer, Trivium, Black Veil Brides, Rival Sons, Yelawolf Presents: Sometimes Y, Avatar, Senses Fail, From Ashes To New, Giovannie & The Hired Guns, Brutus, Dead Poet Society, The Violent, Point North, Tallah, Varials, Tigercub, Capital Theatre.

Sunday, May 28

Foo Fighters, Deftones, Sublime with Rome, Jawbreaker, The Pretty Reckless, Awolnation, Nothing More, grandson, White Reaper, Filter, Ayron Jones, The Bronx, Poorstacy, Zero 9:36, New Years Day, Nova Twins, Bob Vylan, Aeir, Starcrawler.

Tickets go on sale January 13.

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