Louder Than Life Festival 2022 Lineup Announcement

The event will take place Sept. 22-25 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Cody Wagner, Staff Writer

The 2022 Louder Than Life Festival of hard rock and heavy metal hosted annually in Louisville, Ky. was announced March 9. The lineup was announced via social media by none other than its developer Danner Wimmer as part of his seasonal Danny Wimmer Presents festival series, which also includes Aftershock hosted in Sacramento, Calif. and Inkcarceration in Mansfield, Ohio. The lineup this year includes memorable and energized acts such as Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, Kiss, Alice Cooper and The Red Hot Chili Peppers to name a few. The four-day festival is jam-packed with music, food, drinks and even camping, as fans prepare for a lifelong and fulfilling experience in witnessing both new and old performers that have impacted the world of music.

From attending the festival back in 2021, I can say that my experience was one I will never forget. I got the chance to see my favorite band, Metallica, perform for two nights with their final performance in celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary of the “Black Album” that skyrocketed the band to superstardom. Alongside Metallica were other highly prized and notable acts such as Korn, Staind, Jane’s Addiction, Cypress Hill and Judas Priest. The entire atmosphere felt like a rock and metalhead’s heaven as you escape one reality and enter a new one that grabs onto you and never lets go. You feel as though you’re part of a family, as you connect with those who have been equally impacted by such acts. The spirit of the whole festival revolves around having a commonality with one another in celebration of what the rock and metal community has to offer in the world of music. 

Even if you’re not a rock or metal fan, if any of these acts interest you, or if you simply wanna gain the experience of a live concert, this is definitely worth both the time and money. 

Single passes are currently on sale for $99.50 plus fees

4-Day Weekend passes are on sale for $269.50 plus fees

VIP weekend and single passes are also available with prices ranging from $240-$650 plus fees