, Sunstroke – a new alternative rock festival featuring Faith No More, Deftones, The Jesus & Mary Chain & more has been announced for Punchestown
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Sunstroke – a new alternative rock festival featuring Faith No More, Deftones, The Jesus & Mary Chain & more has been announced for Punchestown

Sunstroke – a new alternative rock festival featuring Faith No More, Deftones, The Jesus & Mary Chain & more has been announced for Punchestown

, Sunstroke – a new alternative rock festival featuring Faith No More, Deftones, The Jesus & Mary Chain & more has been announced for Punchestown

Surprise!

The optimistically-named Sunstroke is a newly announced alternative rock festival offering from MCD that is taking place next summer at Punchestown Racecourse on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June.

It’s a three-day camping affair and the lineup is below.

Sunstroke originally took place in 1993 originally in Dalymount Park in Dublin and featured performances from Sonic Youth and the first 202headliner announced today Faith No More along with many others. Playing Sunstroke are:

  • Faith No More
  • Deftones
  • The Jesus & Mary Chain
  • Gojira
  • Killing Joke
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
  • Neck Deep
  • Bowling For Soup
  • The Hu
  • Refused
  • At The Gates
  • Helmet
  • Pup
  • While She Sleeps
  • Skindred
  • Northlane
  • Fangclub
  • Dinosaur Pile-Up
  • The Scratch
  • Loathe
  • Bitch Falcon
  • Paranoid Visions
  • John
  • Thumper
  • Hot Milk
  • Vulpynes
  • Senzar
  • Tempt
  • Wargasm
  • Dead Label
  • Greyface
  • Chaos 8
  • Slyrydes

More acts to be announced. It’ll be three stages with weekend camping available and early bird tickets priced at €129.50 (€159 for camping) plus fees go on sale on Tuesday December 3rd at 9am from TM.

It’s worth reading the hullabaloo on Come Here To Me around the original Sunstroke which caused a fuss with its noise. The grungers get their long-overdue revenge.

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