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  • Nine Inch Nails will headline 2018 River City Rockfest

    Nine Inch Nails will headline 2018 River City Rockfest

    Legendary rock band Nine Inch Nails is breaking out this year on a special tour schedule to the delight of their global fan base. The industrial rock band has officially announced that they will be appearing this year as official headliners at the 2018 River City Rock festival this coming fall...
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    River City Rockfest 2017 highlights

    The world's loudest month is complete, and San Antonio's fifth annual River City Rockfest once again etched its name into American concert festival lore. Featuring headliners Def Leppard, a slew of other bands, the Hellzapoppin Freak Show and, for the first time two main stages, fans set an...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Fozzy

    Two days before making his River City Rockfest debut as Fozzy's fired-up frontman, World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Jericho described San Antonio to AXS as "a great Rock N' Roll town, a great Chris Jericho town." The proof came four hours into a scorching day of humidity at the...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Godsmack

    They weren't the official headliners of the fifth annual River City Rockfest on Saturday. Nor were they touring in support of a new album. But for many of the officially announced Rockfest-record crowd of 27,950 that persevered through up to 12 hours of metal in ungodly humidity outside the...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Hellzapoppin Freak Show

    Among the River City Rockfest's yearly pieces of advice such as "wear sunscreen" and "stay hydrated," who would've thought perhaps the most meaningful words of wisdom would come from someone 3 feet, 3 inches tall?   But that's what happened during San Antonio's fifth annual Memorial Day...
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    Five must-see artists at 2017 River City Rockfest

    In less than 24 hours, San Antonio will be in a hysteria while "rock, rocking till it drops." But while a majority of the expected 25,000-plus fans figure to be well-versed in headliners Def Leppard, there are plenty of other acts at Saturday's fifth annual River City Rockfest that will employ three...
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    'Into the Pit' interview with Fozzy singer, WWE superstar Chris Jericho

    The idea of forming his band Fozzy took shape backstage at a World Championship Wrestling event at the Alamodome in 1999. Just four months ago, he may have had the best seat in the house at the Royal Rumble, though it wasn't a seat at all being suspended above the wrestling ring in a shark tank for...
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    Complete 2017 River City Rockfest set times and lineup

    Memorial Day weekend is always a time to remember and reflect on those who served this nation and to honor their legacy. In San Antonio, it's also a time to rock. The fifth annual River City Rockfest is drawing ever so closer, with this Saturday's lineup on the AT&T Center's parking grounds...
  • Def Leppard, Godsmack to highlight 2017 River City Rockfest

    Def Leppard, Godsmack to highlight 2017 River City Rockfest

    The fifth annual Bud Light River City Rockfest is drawing near, and a slew of bands from various eras are scheduled to take part. Headlined by Def Leppard, and also highlighted by Godsmack and The Offspring, the World's Loudest Month showcase is set for Saturday, May 27, in the parking lots of San...
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