Headlining the 2024 edition of Knotfest Australia will be PANTERA and DISTURBED
The festival, set to span three dates in March, will showcase a diverse lineup, including LAMB OF GOD, HALESTORM, THE HU, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, ESCAPE THE FATE, WAGE WAR, BRAND OF SACRIFICE, and more.
Among the local acts featured at Knotfest Australia are THY ART IS MURDER, SPEED, WINDWAKER, and KING PARROT.
PANTERA‘s upcoming performances at the festival mark their first appearance in the country since 2001.
DISTURBED, who last toured Australia in 2016 in support of their 2015 album “Immortalized,” will also be part of the festival lineup.
Knotfest Australia 2024 will once again include the Museum, celebrating SLIPKNOT’s illustrious 26-year career.
Early Bird tickets for Knotfest Australia 2024 will be available starting at 10 a.m. local time on Tuesday, November 21. The general on-sale begins on Thursday, November 23, through the Knotfest Australia website.
The festival is scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 21 at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Saturday, March 23 at Sydney’s Centennial Park, and Sunday, March 24 at Brisbane’s Showgrounds.
PANTERA‘s current lineup features classic-era members Philip Anselmo (vocals) and Rex Brown (bass), along with new recruits Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) on guitar and Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) on drums.
DISTURBED continues to tour in support of their eighth album, “Divisive,” released in November 2022, which debuted at No. 5 on the ARIA chart.
Knotfest Australia 2024 lineup:
LAMB OF GOD
ESCAPE THE FATE
THY ART IS MURDER
BRAND OF SACRIFICE