2022 Furnace Fest reveals first wave of bands

The 2022 rock and metal festival season is beginning to take shape, and Furnace Fest organizers are beginning to whet their fans’ collective appetite by introducing the first wave of acts participating in this year’s music weekend. The initial lineup of bands includes top talent such as The Ghost Inside, Alexisonfire and New Found Glory.

The 2022 edition follows a long-awaited comeback that happened in 2021, with organizers reviving the once-popular festival. The festivities will take place at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama the weekend of Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25. A total of 90 bands are set to perform across four stages, though only a handful of those acts are revealed. in the original announcement.

Joining the aforementioned The Ghost Inside, Alexisonfire, and New Found Glory over the three-day weekend will be Advent, The Acacia Strain, American Nightmare, Anti-Flag, As Friends Rust, Bleeding Through, Capra, Demon Hunter, Earth Crisis, Elliott , Integrity, The Joy Formidable, Just Like Heaven, Kublai Khan TX, Lagwagon, Misery Signals, Mom Jeans, Morning Again, Nothing, Pedro the Lion, Quicksand, Roadside Monument, Shadows Fall, Slow Crush, Stretch Arm Strong, Strike Anywhere and WristMeetRazor. But this is only the beginning as 60 additional acts will be announced later.

“Furnace Fest took a 17-year nap before a group of us reunited in hopes of a one-time reunion,” the Furnace Fest team shares. “After countless hardships (like a global pandemic and a three-time postponement), the ‘one-time resurrection’ went so well that we knew it was right to share the experience again. We are beyond excited to share this first wave of artist announcements and are thrilled to welcome 90 bands in total to four stages in one, if not the, most unique venue on the planet. For us, Furnace Fest is not a festival. It’s a most epic family reunion.

You can find information on ticketing, payment plan options, hotel accommodations and more by visiting the Furnace Fest website.

Furnace Fest 2022 lineup (first wave)

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