Welcome to Rockville 2023 Lineup Includes Headliners Avenged Sevenfold, Slipknot

The Florida festival’s full lineup just dropped.

Jackie Kolgraf
December 14, 2022

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Welcome to Rockville returns to Daytona Beach, FL, at Daytona International Speedway from May 18–21, 2023. The festival just dropped their epic four-day lineup — which includes Avenged Sevenfold’s first show since 2018 and the reunion of Pantera. Early bird tickets have already sold out, but you can still get general sale tickets and more information at WelcomeToRockville.com. See the full lineup below.


Slipknot headlines the first night on Thursday, followed by Avenged Sevenfold on Friday, Pantera on Saturday and Tool on Sunday. Other headliners include Rob Zombie, Queens of the Stone Age, Evanescence, Hardy, Godsmack, Alice Cooper, Deftones and Incubus.

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Jose Mangin, Official Festival Emcee

Octane’s own Jose “Metal Ambassador” Mangin will also be the festival’s official emcee.

“Watch us gooooooo!!!! Festival numero uno for 2023 @welcometorockville is now on sale and I hope to see YOU there!!!” Mangin wrote on Instagram. “Feast your eyes on bottom of flyer… yep I’m back for my 2nd year in a row as the OFFICIAL FESTIVAL EMCEE for this and all the other @dannywimmerpresents festivals in our rock world!!!

“Oh and ya see who is headlining Saturday night, only my ALL TIME FAVORITE FUKKIN BAND EVER… @panteraofficial 🤯🤯🤯 I can’t wait!!!

“I’m so unbelievably grateful to @dannywimmer @dannyhayesdwp & team for having me back as host, and I promise to uphold my duties as our ambassador, bringing smiles and friendly hornz to all!

“Now that you’ve seen the lineup for #welcometorockville who’s joining us out in #daytonabeach in May?!?”

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Welcome to Rockville 2022

Last year’s Welcome to Rockville festival featured a lot of Florida rain — but that didn’t stop bands like KISS, Mammoth WVH and PLUSH from rocking the stage. See Octane’s full recap of Welcome to Rockville 2022 here.

Welcome to Rockville 2022 Lineup

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