Kentucky Louder Than Life Rock Music Festival has unveiled its 2021 lineup. Featuring major artists like Nine Inch Nails, Korn, Jane’s Addiction and more, the festival will take place September 23-26 this year. Louder Than Life 2021 will take place at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louiseville. Tickets for the festival can be purchased here.
Famous industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails will headline the festival, after it was recently announced that they will be. take the place of MCR to make the front page of Riot Fest 2021. The group also just revealed their “Only live event broadcasts of the year,” including two dates in Cleveland, Ohio. The group released a new song with Health earlier this month, titled “Isn’t that everyone.”
Bakersfield nu-metal band Korn will also be on stage as they just announced their Summer 2021 tour dates with Staind, 68 and the fire of the gods. The group will also performing at the UK Download Festival in June and Festival of upheavals in July. The group announced that they have finished writing their next album in April, which was written during the COVID-19 lockdown.
LA rock band Jane’s Addiction is also set to headline the festival. In November, the band’s bassist Chris Chaney appeared in a live tribute concert to Alice In Chains, which also featured Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Korn. Band member Dave Navarro appeared in a livestream tribute to the late David Bowie in January.
Danny Wimmer presents announced in february that the festival would make a comeback in 2021, having been canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Previous lineups for the festival have included acts like Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, Disturbed and more.
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