Stone Sour, Korn and Megadeth to Play Chicago Open Air


Story by Anne Erickson

Here’s the lineup for the 2017 Chicago Open Air festival

The lineup for the 2017 Chicago Open Air festival is out, and it’s packed with a group of modern hard rock and metal acts, as well as a few pioneers of the genre. Stone Sour, Ozzy Osbourne, Korn and KISS are slated to travel to the Chicago area this summer to headline the 2017 Chicago Open Air festival. The second annual event will take place from July 14 through 16. The 2017 edition of Chicago Open Air will also feature Megadeth, Rob Zombie, Slayer, Godsmack, Seether, Anthrax, Crobot, Demon Hunter, Failure Anthem, Avatar, Norma Jean, Falling in Reverse, Kyng, Clutch and Hellyeah, to name a few.

“We are beyond stoked to be a part of Chicago Open Air this year,” Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor said in a statement. “If you’ve never seen Stone Sour before, you’re in for a … treat. If you HAVE seen Stone Sour before, forget what you’re expecting. It’s a whole new ballgame. See you all soon!”

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth added, “…I mean, KISS, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Rob Zombie?! If I wasn’t playing, I would want to go just to be part of the party!!”

Tickets to attend the Chicago Open Air will go on sale Friday (Jan. 20). For information and the full lineup, head to

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Anne Erickson
Posted by Anne Erickson | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News

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