Nine Inch Nails, My Chemical Romance, Misfits head up Riot Fest 2022 bill

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The bill for this year's Riot Fest has been announced, with Nine Inch Nails, My Chemical Romance and Misfits (playing their classic album Walk Among Us) heading up a 'Who's Who' of alt.rock, pop-punk, emo and indie. 

Other acts on the three day bill, scheduled to take place in Chicago from September 16-18 include Alkaline Trio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Placebo, Yungblud, Ice Cube, Bauhaus, The Linda Lindas, Jawbox, Alexisonfire, Rocket From The Crypt, Jimmy Eat World, The Wonder Years, Bad Religion and Fear.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now.

The full line-up, and event poster, can be viewed below:

Riot Fest

(Image credit: Riot Fest 2022)

My Chemical Romance will be making their long-awaited, and pandemic-delayed, return to the UK and Ireland later this month, to play:

May 16 Eden Sessions, St. Austell
May 17 Eden Sessions, St. Austell
May 19: Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
May 21: Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
May 22: Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
May 24 Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin IRE
May 27: Victoria Park, Warrington
May 28 Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
May 30 OVO Hydro, Glasgow

Nine Inch Nails, meanwhile, are set to visit the UK in June, to play:

Jun 15: Glasgow O2 Academy
Jun 17: Cornwall The Eden Project
Jun 18: Cornwall The Eden Project
Jun 20: Manchester O2 Apollo
Jun 21: London O2 Academy Brixton

Paul Brannigan
Contributing Editor, Louder

A music writer since 1993, formerly Editor of Kerrang! and Planet Rock magazine (RIP), Paul Brannigan is a Contributing Editor to Louder. Having previously written books on Lemmy, Dave Grohl (the Sunday Times best-seller This Is A Call) and Metallica (Birth School Metallica Death, co-authored with Ian Winwood), his Eddie Van Halen biography (Eruption in the UK, Unchained in the US) emerged in 2021. He has written for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Q, hung out with Fugazi at Dischord House, flown on Ozzy Osbourne's private jet, played Angus Young's Gibson SG, and interviewed everyone from Aerosmith and Beastie Boys to Young Gods and ZZ Top. Born in the North of Ireland, Brannigan lives in North London and supports The Arsenal.