There’s a lot going on already with the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL this year, including the Official Mayhem iPhone App (available for download now), the Musicians Institute Independent Artist Contest, the Living The Dream Foundation All Access VIP Incentive and more!

The updated Official Mayhem iPhone App is now available for download. Head over to iTunes to get the FREE app! View the entire lineup with artist bios as well as the show schedule for the tour. The app features your own photo feed with Instagram and videos from all your favorite artists. Download the app here – http://bit.ly/YXK4OW

MUSICIANS INSTITUTE and the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL have partnered to create the Rockstar Mayhem Independent Artist Scholarship! This scholarship fully covers tuition and material fees for a two quarter IAP certificate (Room, Boarding and Travel are not included.) The application period runs from March 18 until June 1, 2013. Applicants must visit www.mi.edu/mayhem-rock-festivalscholarship to enter.

Living The Dream Foundation is excited to give one worthy fan per ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL stop the ultimate VIP experience. Are you or someone you know suffering from a life-threatening illness? Here’s your chance to experience a once in a lifetime VIP Mayhem Festival day! Winners will go backstage, watch your favorite bands from onstage, and eat with the bands. You will pretty much be where the action is all day long. Winners along with a guest (1 guest ONLY) will receive a VIP pass with all the above and more for a day you will never forget. In 400 words or less, tell us why you, or someone you know, are Living The Dream despite being afflicted by a life-threatening illness. Submit entries to: LTDtours@LTDfoundation.org

*NOTE: Please state clearly the following info at the bottom of your submission: 1) What Tour (Warped, Mayhem or Country Throwdown). 2) Date, City, State of Event as well as what City and State you live in. 3) A working Facebook page, email address and cell phone number. 4) Age and sex of you and guest. 5) T-shirt sizes of both you and guest.

For more information on these items and more, visit www.rockstarmayhemfest.com

Artists performing on the 2013 thunderous fest include main stage metal and horror legend, festival closer, ROB ZOMBIE, plus, the triple gold certified FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and a monster lineup that includes additional main stage bands MASTODON and AMON AMARTH. The festival area is led by stage closers CHILDREN OF BODOM and MACHINE HEAD as well as BEHEMOTH, JOB FOR A COWBOY, EMMURE, BORN OF OSIRIS, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, BUTCHER BABIES, BATTLECROSS, HUNTRESS, THROWN INTO EXILE and CITY IN THE SEA.

Take a look at what some of this year’s festival artists are doing RIGHT NOW:

  • FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH is currently wrapping up work on their new album which will be out this summer! Check out the band’s recently posted 2013 tour reel here, as well as a clip of Ivan recording vocals here.
  • Nergal from BEHEMOTH checks in from the studio (click to watch) as they get ready to head on over to North America for the 2013 ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL 
  • BORN OF OSIRIS’ most recent video for Follow The Signs (click here). They are currently in the studio with Nick Sampson (Asking Alexandria) for their new full-length set for a summer release.
  • HUNTRESS is currently in studio working on the follow up to their critically acclaimed album Spell Eater. Release date and additional information are set to be released very soon. Click to check out the video for Eight Of Swords
  • BATTLECROSS just finished recording their new album at AudioHammer Studios to be released just in time for The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL. Check out this six-second vine clip to see what the boys are up to – Also, BATTLECROSS is crowdfunding their run on the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL! Get perks like their new album before it’s released, autographed merch/collectibles, and traveling with the band on tour. Over $12,000 raised so far! All support is matched through Friday. Click here for more info
  • CITY IN THE SEA’s debut music video for the track, Dead Beliefs, is live here. Their much anticipated debut full-length album, Below The Noise, is set for a summer release.
  • Check out new music from THROWN INTO EXILE with their new song Not Alone. Their debut EP is out now. More here!

Four stages will be presented this year for the first time ever and the stages include the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAIN STAGE, THE JAGERMEISTER STAGE, MUSICIANS INSTITUTE STAGE, as well as, the SUMERIAN RECORDS/HEADBANG FOR THE HIGHWAY CONCOURSE STAGE, (local bands performing on the Sumerian Records/Headbang for the Highway Stage will be announced in June). The World’s Greatest Freestyle Motocross team THE METAL MULISHA is also confirmed to perform on most dates.

In addition to catching their favorite bands live, fans can take part in a number of festival activities, including playing the newest video games, perusing vendors, attending autograph signing sessions and a slew of various interactive activities that will only add to the festival experience.

ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK will be sampling their products and providing awesome surprises for all attendees. Rockstar will also present the VIP/Contest winner area designated as THE ROCKSTAR LOUNGE and the festival area PARTY LIKE A ROCKSTAR TENT where fans can sample ice cold Rockstar and get autographs from their favorite bands.


Dates and venues are listed below.

6/29 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
6/30 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/2 Boise, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
7/3 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheater
7/5 Phoenix, AZ Desert Sky Pavilion
7/6 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
7/7 Denver, CO Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
7/10 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
7/12 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
7/13 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
7/14 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake PAC
7/16 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
7/17 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront
7/19 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
7/20 Saratoga Springs, NY SPAC
7/21 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
7/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
7/24 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
7/26 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
7/27 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
7/28 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
7/30 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
7/31 Tampa, FL Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds
8/2 Austin, TX Austin360 Amphitheater
8/3 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/4 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion