Previously announced headliner Rammstein from Germany will be presenting their brand new show, a Canadian exclusive and a North-American premiere. Other headliners include California’s Queens of the Stone Age in their first North American performance in three years. Iggy Pop – the Godfather of punk and a true living legend – will be in town to deliver one of the last shows before his retirement.
Also in the line-up: defunct Canadian band Alexisonfire for a rare reunion show, heavy metal legends Megadeth, Californian punk rockers The Offspring (performing their album Ixnay On The Hombre in full), New York rappers Wu-Tang Clan, UK group Bullet For My Valentine, and a slew of punk rock bands from California: AFI, Bad Religion, Pennywise, and Good Charlotte (the latter for their first show in Quebec in 10 years). These artists will be joined by 311 (first show in Quebec in 10 years), Eagles of Death Metal, Thursday (reunion), Bob Marley Experience, and many more.
Legendary UK band The Specials, the godfathers of ska, will be there. There will be plenty of punk rock as usual with Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Face To Face, Anti-Flag, Good Riddance, Reverend Horton Heat, Agent Orange, and many others. Also performing are several legends from the punk and hardcore worlds, including ex-Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra, Sham 69, Discharge, Conflict, and Les Sheriff. Special tributes will be presented to Minor Threat, Fugazi, The Ramones, and The Sex Pistols.