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LAMB OF GOD, ANTHRAX, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES & 36 Other Bands Announced For Milwaukee Metal Fest

Napalm Death, Dark Angel, The Black Dahlia Murder, Obituary, Shadows Fall, and more!


Milwaukee Metal Fest, now owned by Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta, will return between May 26 and 28 at The Rave/Eagles club. The lineup includes the following 39 bands:

  • Lamb of God
  • Anthrax
  • Suicidal Tendencies
  • Napalm Death
  • Dark Angel
  • The Black Dahlia Murder
  • Obituary
  • Shadows Fall
  • Corrosion of Conformity
  • Fear Factory
  • After the Burial
  • The Halo Effect
  • Dying Fetus
  • Immolation
  • Crowbar
  • Vio-Lence
  • Goatwhore
  • Jungle Rot
  • Misery Index
  • Broken Hope
  • Terror
  • Macabre
  • Gatecreeper
  • Sanguisugabogg
  • Frozen Soul
  • Defeated Sanity
  • Dying Wish
  • Khemmis
  • Undeath
  • Blood Incantation
  • Imperial Triumphant
  • Impaler
  • Fuming Mouth
  • Ingrown
  • HATH
  • Repentance
  • Casket Robbery
  • Thrown Into Exile
  • Toxic Ruin

"The infamous Milwaukee Metal Fest created so many memories, hosted legendary bands, and gave up and comers something to aspire to. Memorial Day Weekend 2023 — it returns with a stacked line up and a new lease on life," says Jasta.

"I cannot wait to see all the bands and hang with everyone in Milwaukee. I'm so grateful for [booking agent] Tim Borror and the Sound Talent Crew; and Leslie, Joe, and everyone at The Rave/Eagles for helping us put this event together. Milwaukee Metal Fest is back! See you in Wisconsin this May!"

"Milwaukee Metal Fest was such a huge part of the metal culture back in the day, and it really helped a lot of bands," added Borror. "It was always at The Rave and the combo is iconic. Working with Jamey, the great people at The Rave, and all the bands to bring it back in 2023 is fucking incredible. This is going to be a great event, don't miss it!"

Tickets are available here.

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