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SLIPKNOT, PANTERA & LIMP BIZKIT To Headline Inkcarceration 2023

Plus Megadeth, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Bush, In This Moment, and way more.


The Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival will take place between July 14 and 16 at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, OH.

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The festival will feature headliners Slipknot, Pantera, and Limp Bizkit alongside appearances by Megadeth, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Bush, In This Moment, and way more. The festival will be hosted by Jose "Metal Ambassador" Mangin and will feature what organizers dub "65 tattoo artists and haunted attractions."

"We're celebrating our 5th anniversary with a killer lineup representing each year of Inkcarceration, as well as over 50 bands who are new to the festival," said Dan Janssen, General Manager and Co-Creator of Inkcarceration. "This year is all about serving an incredible experience to our fans that show up for us year after year, and we can't wait to celebrate together with them in July!"

Tickets are available here and the daily lineups are as follows.

July 14

  • Limp Bizkit
  • Volbeat
  • Highly Suspect
  • Coal Chamber
  • Hatebreed
  • P.O.D.
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • We Came As Romans
  • Fit For A King
  • Chelsea Grin
  • Kublai Khan TX
  • Vended
  • Mothica
  • A Killer’s Confession
  • Thousand Below
  • Fox Lake
  • Violent New Breed
  • Dark Signal
  • Lonewolf
  • Sid Stratton
  • Southbound Beretta
  • Bittersweet Revenge

July 15

  • Pantera
  • Lamb Of God
  • In This Moment
  • Motionless In White
  • Underoath
  • The Ghost Inside
  • Suicide Silence
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Mushroomhead
  • Fire From The Gods
  • The Violent
  • Varials
  • Woe Is Me
  • Like Moths To Flames
  • Uncured
  • Heartsick
  • Asava
  • Set For Tomorrow
  • Fight From Within
  • Half Heard Voices
  • Harmless Habit
  • Ghostatic

July 16

  • Slipknot
  • Megadeth
  • Bush
  • Flyleaf with Lacey Sturm
  • Asking Alexandria
  • Wage War
  • GWAR
  • Crown The Empire
  • 10 Years
  • Fame On Fire
  • Dayseeker
  • Gideon
  • Eva Under Fire
  • Slay Squad
  • Last Of Our Kind
  • Clifford
  • Nerv
  • Scarlett O’Hara
  • More Than Never
  • Traverse The Abyss
  • Frayle
  • God Of Nothing
  • Darkhorse Saloon

In addition to enjoying the diverse music lineup, fans will be able to partake in the onsite tattoo convention and book appointments with more than 65 artists. Nightly tattoo competitions will be hosted by musician and Big Brother alum Jenncity and judges will be tattoo artists Caleb Neff, Brian Adamson and Mat Helton. Complimentary tours of the famous Ohio State Reformatory prison will be held all weekend. Onsite, there will also be gourmet food, a wide selection of beverages, camping and the return of the award-winning Haunted House attraction Blood Prison, for additional purchase.

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Single day, weekend general admission and VIP passes for Inkcarceration are on sale now, starting as low as $10 down. Weekend and single day VIP passes are available in extremely limited quantities. Many fans purchased early during the festival’s early bird pre-sale, so festival goers are encouraged to buy now to guarantee access. A limited number of specially priced passes for military personnel are on sale now via GovX.

Weekend Camping Packages are available for both Car + Tent and RVs. General Weekend Tent Camping includes 500 square feet of space for two people, with breakfast, lunch and drinks available for purchase, dedicated shuttles to and from the festival, re-entry during the festival via the camping shuttles, access to Camping Hydration Station, and access to showers and restrooms. General Weekend RV Camping includes the same amenities as Tent Camping.  RV sites with hookups for electric and water are also available for purchase. All Thursday – Monday campers will have exclusive access to a Thursday Night Campground Party. Admission to the festival is not included in Weekend Camping Packages and must be purchased separately.

Hotel packages, bundling hotel nights and festival passes into one purchase, are also available. All festival passes, including Hotel Packages and Camping, may be purchased here.

SLIPKNOT, PANTERA & LIMP BIZKIT To Headline Inkcarceration 2023
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