Metallica, Linkin Park, Deftones, Etc. Confirmed For First-Ever ‘Rock In Rio’ US Festival


The Rock In Rio line of festivals plan to make their way into the US next year with Las Vegas, NV to serve as the host city. The event will take place at a new permanent venue being constructed for the fest and other performances to follow.

It will be broken into two weekend runs in May, with the May 08th-09th run serving as the ‘rock weekend’ and the May 15th-16th run serving as the ‘pop weekend.’

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Bands booked across the six stages at the Rock Weekend thus far include Metallica, Linkin Park, Deftones and more. Additional info on the festival can be found at

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