PRYOR, OK—Rocklahoma, the premier eighties music festival in the United States being held July 9-12 in Pryor, Oklahoma is proud to announce Heavy Metal Legend Anthrax as its Opening Night Headliner.
Anthrax, whose sales have exceeded ten million worldwide and long been recognized as one of the founding members of Thrash Metal. Anthrax is celebrating their twenty fifth anniversary of the release of their debut album, 1984’s “Fistful of Metal” as they release their first new studio album in six years entitled “Worship Music.” Anthrax current band lineup consists of Charlie Benante on Drums, Frank Bello on bass, Dan Nelson as its vocalist, founding member Scott Ian on guitar and Rob Caggiano also on guitar.
General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals Mark Nuessle had this to say, “Rocklahoma is a celebration of the eighties music that made rock great!” Our Thursday Lineup consists of a heavier sound as we spotlight the music of Saxon, Overkill, Metal Church, Leatherwolf and of course our headliner Anthrax!
The Third Annual Rocklahoma will have over ninety bands on four stages. More bands are to be announced in the upcoming future. On the three side stages, Rocklahoma has partnered with Retrospect records to showcase additional bands of the eighties.
Signed on to appear at the 3rd Annual Rocklahoma is Twisted Sister, Great White, Vixen, Saxon, Hurricane Alice, Helix, Danger, Danger, Warrant, Night Ranger, Gypsy Pistoleros, Nelson, KEEL, KIX, Bang Tango, Beautiful Creatures, LA Guns, Britny Fox, Faster Pussycat, Lillian Axe, Dirty Penny, Legendary Scorpions Drummer Herman Rarebell and Friends, Bonfire. Also appearing will be Icon, Big Cock, Baton Rouge, Lord Tracy, featuring ex-Pantera vocalist Terry Glaze, Silent Rage, Warrior, Pair-a-Dice, Julliet, Wild Street, Vougan
Rocklahoma is one of the largest Rock Festivals of its type featuring music from the eighties. Attendance has come from all fifty states and six out of seven continents.
Both Playboy and Rolling Stone in 2008 called Rocklahoma one of the top festivals that should not be missed.
Catch The Fever Festival Grounds is located four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma and has 6,200 assigned and numbered seats, as well as general admission on the lawn for over 50,000 people. The grounds also feature over 4,000 campsites, on-site parking, bathroom facilities, a convenience store, Rocklahoma also has a Picture Alley that allows anyone in attendance to approach the stage during any performance and take photographs of a favorite artist at close range.
Rocklahoma offers a one-day and four-day general admission passes, along with V.I.P. Passes that includes all the food and drink, including Free Miller Lite for all four days. Rocklahoma offers a layaway program on all ticket plans that enables fans to reserve their ticket at the current price.
The public can also order tickets online at www.feverfest.com, charge by phone at 1-866-310-2288, or any of the 3,200 O’Reilly Auto Part Stores across the United States.