PREVIEW: Northern Invasion Doubles The Punch In May 2016


Spring 2016 is shaping up quite fast and furious for the hard rock and metal scene. With the Rock on the Range and Welcome to Rockville lineups already revealed, it’s now time for second year veteran Northern Invasion to take the spotlight.

Northern Invasion 2016

After a stellar debut year in 2015, the Northern Invasion festival will expand to two days in 2016, and with dominate the weekend of May 14 and 15 as it returns to Somerset, WI. Leading the top of the line-up are artists Disturbed, Rob Zombieand Korn.

Fans can also look for Shinedown, Chevelle, A Day to Remember, Bring Me the Horizon, Seether, Lamb of God, Ghost, Sixx: a.M., Pop Evil, Clutch, Sevendust, Hellyeah, P.O.D., BabyMetal, Black Stone Cherry, Yelawolf, Trivium, Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, Saint Asonia, Butcher Babies, Turbowolf, Red Sun Rising, Beartooth, Enter Shikari, Aranda, Lacey Sturm, Avatar, Monster Truck, From Ashes to New, the Glorious Sons, Wild Throne, Audiotopsy, RavenEye and City of the Weak among others taking part. This year’s fesitval is going all out with 40 bands, more stages, more camping, new VIP amenities, and an upgraded food experience. Fan recognition for their dedication appears extremely high.

We reached out to Korn’s publicist who responded with a quote about this year’s headlining venture. Korn’s James “Munky” Schaffer was quoted in saying “Areee Youuu Readyyy!!? Come rock with us in the Great White North. Korn can’t wait for the Northern Invasion!”

Specially priced pre-sale tickets went on-sale Tuesday, Dec. 15 via the Northern Invasion website, but quickly sold out. The regular on sale date for the general public went on sale this past Friday, Dec. 18 at 10AM CT, so don’t delay. With such a strong line-up, this year’s 2-day Northern Invasion festival will be a sure sell out. Check out the Northern Invasion website for all ticketing, camping, lodging and lineup questions.

In the coming months leading up to Northern Invasion, look for additional previews on Twin Cities Media that will highlight the upcoming event.