Sonic Temple Festival Announces 2020 Lineup: Metallica, Slipknot, Deftones, and more

May 15, 16 & 17, 2020 At MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, Ohio featuring Metallica, Slipknot, Deftones, and more

Two-day passes are now on sale for the second annual Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, which returns to MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, May 15Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2020.

As previously announced, Metallica—recently named the world’s biggest all-time touring act by Pollstar—will exclusively headline all five Danny Wimmer Presents hard rock festivals in 2020, including Sonic Temple, in a unique collaboration unprecedented for any American festival promoter or band.

In addition to Metallica, who will perform two different sets (Friday, May 15 and Sunday, May 17), chart-topping metal act Slipknot will headline Saturday, May 16. The diverse lineup of talent also includes DeftonesBring Me The HorizonEvanescenceStaindSublime With RomeRancidDropkick Murphys and many more, including the recently-announced The Hu and other emerging talent across the spectrum of rock and metal.

All two day passes (Friday/Saturday, Saturday/Sunday, or Friday/Sunday) are priced as follows:

  • Stadium GA: $119.50 + fees
  • Field GA: $189.50 + fees

For more information, or to purchase single day, 2-day, and 3-day weekend general admission and VIP passes for Sonic Temple, visit

The current daily music lineups for Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival 2020 are as follows (subject to change):

  • Friday, May 15:

    MetallicaBring Me The HorizonRoyal BloodSublime With Rome, Flatbush Zombies, Anthrax, Ghostemane, Hellyeah, Sleeping With Sirens, Testament, Power Trip, Dirty Honey, Jinjer, Bones UK, Goodbye JuneEgo Kill TalentDregg and more

  • Saturday, May 16:

    SlipknotEvanescenceStaindCypress HillAlter BridgePennywiseIce Nine KillsKnocked LooseThe DarknessSaint AsoniaFire From The GodsThe Cherry BombsCity MorgueDinosaur Pile-UpAirbourneDED3TeethBrkn LoveBloodywood

  • Sunday, May 17:

    MetallicaDeftonesThe Pretty RecklessRancidDropkick MurphysPop EvilSuicidal TendenciesDance Gavin DanceCode OrangeDes RocsThe HuBrutusCrobotKillstationBrass AgainstZero 9:36

The three-day destination festival will feature three music stages, premium food and beverage selections and enhanced onsite experiences including a vast array of live art and installations. The confirmed lineup of artists includes NychosButch LocsinMichael ReederJason Naylor, Palehorse, Angryblue, Garageland, Urban Aztec, Brian Ewing, Paul RentlerOmnigraphiconMad PixelJoe KingTaylor Springle, with more to be announced.

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination festivals in America. Additional DWP events include Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond, Epicenter, Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life, Welcome To Rockville and more. They’re also the co-creators of Rock On The Range, America’s largest and most acclaimed rock festival, which celebrated its 12th and final year in 2018 with 140,000 in attendance. The inaugural Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival capped off the Danny Wimmer Presents 2019 Spring festival season with sold-out crowds of 120,000 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH, May 17, 18 & 19.

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival partners include Ernie Ball, ESP Guitars, FYE, Jack Daniel’s, Monster Energy, The Music Experience and Zippo.

MAPFRE Stadium is centrally located at One Black and Gold Blvd. in Columbus, Ohio.

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