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Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival Now Underway; New Episode Of UPROAR TV Posted
· Toddstar on August 22 2012 02:07:59
Tour News



The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is now underway and is bringing a massive rock show to cities across the U.S. through September 30. Fans can experience the sights and sounds of the first weekend of UPROAR through the latest installment of UPROAR TV at:

The Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage features performances from multiplatinum rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, and Papa Roach, along with breaking band Adelitas Way. In addition, the Ernie Ball Stage and Jägermeister Stage in the festival area will include performances from multiplatinum headliner P.O.D., as well as up-and-coming artists Deuce, Fozzy, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Candlelight Red and a local Battle Of The Bands winner. Each day also features autograph signings with UPROAR bands.

Go to for full UPROAR details and to buy tickets.

is lighting up the night sky with their amazing performances and spectacular production featuring pyro, video and dazzling lighting design. Shinedown’s not-to-be-missed shows feature hits including “Bully”--from their new record Amaryllis--as well as their rock radio classics  "45" and "Devour." Expect some surprises throughout the set as well.

In a recent interview with UPROAR’s Rick Florino, Brent Smith of Shinedown gave his thoughts on the Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival lineup, noting: “To be a part of a package that's got 15 bands together and is a traveling festival is great. I'm going to do my best to get out and watch those bands.” He continued, “When you look at the amount of bands on the festival and what styles they bring, it's actually a really eclectic tour. There are a lot of peaks and valleys. It's a good roller coaster ride.”

is blowing audiences away with their explosive live performances, packed with hits spanning the band’s 13 year legacy, including songs from their current Live & Inspired release. Godsmack’s Sully Erna explained, “It's about delivering to the audience and playing the songs…you've got to play the hits.”

Fans can also look forward to once-in-a-lifetime special moments at UPROAR. At recent shows, these included:

--Maria Brink from In This Moment joining Shinedown’s Brent Smith at his autograph signing
--Rick DeJesus from Adelitas Way crowd surfing during the band’s main stage performance
--Fans enjoying a mud pit created by early morning rain at the August 18 Little Rock show (Check out the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette photo gallery here:
--Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, P.O.D. and all the bands signing autographs around the festival grounds

To purchase tickets and for all show details, including band autograph signing times, performance times, and all the latest information, go to

The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is made possible through the support of sponsors including Rockstar Energy Drink, Family Guy, Jägermeister, Ernie Ball, Imagen Records, truth, Zippo Lighters, Schecter Guitars, Best Buy, Matador Beef Jerky, Slurpee, Army, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Lunarpages, Hands That Rock, and South Surf.!/rockstaruproar

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