USA: The debut edition of Las Rageous occurred from April 21 – 22, and wrapped with nearly 20,000 in attendance over the course of the weekend. Rock and metal fans flocked to the intimate outdoor location in Downtown Las Vegas to catch live sets by Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Anthrax, Breaking Benjamin and more.
“Las Rageous was a monumental event for the DLVEC and took Downtown Las Vegas by storm,” said owner and CEO of the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, Derek Stevens. “I’m incredibly proud of our first original festival and can’t wait to invite thousands of guests back for years to come.”
“We are overwhelmed by the response and crowd turnout for this festival,” said Kurt Melien, president of Live Nation Las Vegas. “The inaugural Las Rageous was everything we could have hoped for. Vegas is home to an incredible rock culture and we’re thrilled to be able to give this passionate group of individuals an event that is theirs to celebrate. We look forward to bringing Las Rageous back for many years to come.”
The full music line-up for Las Rageous included Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Breaking Benjamin, Coheed and Cambria, Anthrax, Mastodon, Eagles of Death Metal, Killswitch Engage, Of Mice & Men, All That Remains, The Devil Wears Prada, and Escape The Fate, plus Sin City locals We Gave It Hell, Nations, Code Red Riot, and A Friend A Foe, along with KOMP-FM Battle Of The Band Winners Bravo Delta and Honor Amongst Thieves.