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Annually held in Jacksonville, Florida, Welcome to Rockville is a music festival that features a lineup of rock, metal, and punk performers across multiple stages, and typically attracts tens of thousands of attendees over the course of a weekend.

Welcome to Rockville is known for including some of the biggest names in rock and metal, such as Metallica, Disturbed, Korn, Slipknot, and more. The festival has also helped to promote emerging artists in the rock and metal scenes, providing a platform for them to showcase their talent and connect with new fans.

Welcome to Rockville was founded by Danny Wimmer Presents, a California-based production company that specializes in organizing and promoting music festivals and live events. Danny Wimmer Presents is known for producing a wide range of music festivals, including Louder Than Life, Aftershock, and Bourbon & Beyond, among others.

Famous For:
Welcome to Rockville is famous for offering a unique and exciting festival experience for fans of rock, metal, and punk music, featuring an impressive lineup of performers and a lively atmosphere that celebrates the best of these genres.

Creation Purpose:
The festival was originally created to showcase emerging rock and heavy metal bands and help them gain exposure by building their fan bases. Till today, Welcome to Rockville aims to support and promote the growth of rock and metal music scenes in the United States and beyond.

Fun Facts:
In 2019, Metallica's drummer Lars Ulrich made a surprise appearance during a performance by the band Ghost, thrilling fans and creating a buzz on social media.

In 2018, The festival made history by becoming the first major rock festival to feature a female-fronted headliner. The band Halestorm, fronted by singer Lzzy Hale, closed out the festival's first night with a high-energy set that was widely praised by fans and critics alike.

Impact on the Music Industry:
The festival played a major role in helping bands boost their merchandise and band's albums. Many fans attend the festival specifically to see their favorite bands perform and are more likely to purchase albums and merchandise after seeing them live.

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Welcome to Rockville 2024 at a glance

When did Welcome to Rockville 2024 take place?

Festival was scheduled from 09 May to 12 May 2024 (3 day(s)).

Where was Welcome to Rockville 2024 held?

Welcome to Rockville takes place in Daytona Beach, United States. Here is the full address of the festival: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL

Who headlined Welcome to Rockville 2024?

Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Falling in Reverse, Greta Van Fleet, A Day to Remember.

What were the main genres at Welcome to Rockville 2024?

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