2014 Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival Comes to Riverbend Music Center August 17

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The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival kicks off year five this summer!  The tour will make a stop in Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center on Sunday, August 17 with a powerful lineup that includes bands Godsmack, Skillet, Buckcherry, Pop EvilEscape The Fate, Redlight King, 3 Years Hollow, Sons of Revelry (2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands Winner), Suicide Girls burlesque show, These Raven Skies, and Tattered. As part of the 2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands grand prize package, winners Sons Of Revelry will perform on the UPROAR Festival Stage for the entire five week trek.

Tickets for the Cincinnati show, $80.50* GA Pit, $30.50*-$80.50* Reserved Pavilion, $21.00* GA Lawn and $64.00* Lawn 4-Pack, go on sale to the public at 10am on Friday, June 27 at Ticketmaster.com Riverbend.org, the venue box office and all Ticketmaster outlets including select Kroger stores. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000. * Ticket prices include parking and are subject to applicable fees and day of show increase. 4-Packs are while supplies last and not available on the day of the show.  All events rain or shine.

21st century hard rock titans Godsmack have sold over 20 million records worldwide. The band’s new smash single “1000hp” recently debuted at #1 on the iTunes Rock chart and it’s already Top 10 on the Active Rock radio chart in its first week. Godsmack will release their sixth full length album 1000hp on August 5. Frontman and founder Sully Erna says, “UPROAR Festival has been a long part of Godsmack’s history; we can’t wait to get out with some of our longtime friends and play our new music for our fans.”

“We’re excited to welcome UPROAR veterans Godsmack, Escape The Fate and Redlight King back for another year and also can’t wait to hit the road with all the other amazing rock bands joining us for the first time. We look forward to creating an incredible UPROAR experience for rock fans in every city we visit,” say festival producers John Oakes and John Reese.

Check out a promo video for the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival which includes an appearance from Sully Erna from Godsmack here: http://youtu.be/G3h3Guru50Q.

For the first 72 hours after tickets go on sale for each show, Godsmack and the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival are offering a ticket upgrade option exclusively through Ticketmaster. During this time period, those who buy a ticket for the festival via www.RockstarUPROAR.com can also pre-order the new Godsmack digital album 1000hp (out August 5) for only $7.99, and will receive Godsmack’s brand new “1000hp” single as an early track.

The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival will entertain fans for a full afternoon and evening, with performances from the hottest rock bands on the UPROAR Main Stage and Festival Stage, along with a concourse midway featuring band autograph signings, vendors and other activities.

Since its inception in 2010, the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival continues to receive widespread praise from the media. Here’s a sample of what the press have said:

“one of the most anticipated tours of the summer for rock fans”

–Mary Ouellette, Loudwire.com, August 13, 2013

“A juggernaut of a summer tour illuminating that rock ‘n’ roll is alive and well”

–Rick Florino, ARTISTdirect.com, September 19, 2013

“the best tour of the year”

–Brandon Veal, Examiner.com, September 19, 2012

“a dream lineup for hard rock fans”

–Paige Montgomery, Denver Post, October 6, 2011

“one of the most electric tours of the year”

Revolver, September/October 2010

The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival is made possible through the support of sponsors including Rockstar Energy Drink, Blackstream Records, Yamaha Motorcycles, COLDCOCK Herbal Whiskey, Rockford Fosgate, MATADOR Beef Jerky, F*ck Cancer, and UNKNOWN Industries.

www.RockstarUPROAR.com