According to the PRP, 98KUPD has recently announced the lineup for their annual UFest. This year, the acts include Coheed and Cambria, Rise Against, Pennywise, Highly Suspect, Atreyu, DED, Plush and Dropout Kings. The event will be held on April 24 at Phoenix, Arizona’s Ak-Chin Pavilion.
Coheed and Cambria have stayed particularly active throughout the pandemic, recently the group announced a new album entitled Vaxis II: A Window Of The Waking Mind which is scheduled to release on May 6. Back in December, the band announced they would be touring in Spring 2022. Coheed and Cambria had previously performed alongside The Used on a co-headlining tour last summer. The group has also kept fans on their toes with the release of many music videos throughout the year including “Shoulders” in July and “Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)” in November.
Back in November, Rise Against released their EP entitled Nowhere Sessions. The EP was their second release of the year with their first being their studio album Nowhere Generation which was released in June. Riot Fest had also added Rise Against to their 2021 lineup along with Anthrax.
Meanwhile, Pennywise has been featured on multiple lineups including the Punk in Drublic 2022, Punk in the Park California 2021, Punk in Drublic 2021 and Punk in the Park Colorado 2021. The band played alongside Less Than Jake, The Vandals, Face To Face, Sick Of It All, Lagwagon and more.
Back in 2018, Killswitch Engage notably performed at UFest alongside Five Finger Death Punch, Jonathan Davis Of Korn, Bad Wolves and Sevendust.
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