Lamb Of God to headline Ozzfest

Hatebreed and Lordi will also play free festival

Lamb Of God, Hatebreed and Lordi will headline this year’s Ozzfest, it was announced today (March 21).

The Festival is set to kick off on July 12 in Seattle, and will hit 24 cities throughout the US including Sacramento, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Denver, Dallas, Boston, Philadelphia and West Palm Beach.

Additional bands and a full list of dates are expected to be announced shortly.

Tickets to this year’s Ozzfest — which has been dubbed ‘Free Fest’ by organisers Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne — will be free, as previously announced.

The tour was originally scheduled to begin on July 7 in Southern California, but has been moved to accommodate the extension of Ozzy‘s European tour, according to a Festival spokesperson.

The annual hard rock festival, which began in 1996, has served as a launching ground for bands including Linkin Park and Incubus.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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