MEGADETH has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Blue Ridge Rock Festival, set to take place September 7-10, 2023 in Alton, Virginia.
So far, the following artists have been announced for the event:
AFTER THE BURIAL
ATTILA (performing "About That Life")
BORN OF OSIRIS
COLD ("Year Of The Spider" 20th-anniversary show)
CROWN THE EMPIRE
ESCAPE THE FATE
FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY
FLYLEAF (feat. Lacey Sturm)
KUBLAI KHAN TX
LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE
TAPROOT (reunion show)
THE AMITY AFFLICTION
THE GHOST INSIDE
UPON A BURNING BODY
WOE, IS ME (original lineup reunion)
MEGADETH is continuing to tour in support of its latest studio album, "The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead!", which debuted at the top of the charts during its first week of sales, taking the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200 as well as number ones on Top Album Sales, Top Current Albums Sales, Top Rock & Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Hard Rock Albums. "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!" is the highest-charting MEGADETH album of all time around the world, notching No. 1 In Finland, No. 2 in australia, poland, Switzerland, and Scotland, No. 3 in the U.K., and more.
MEGADETH recently received its thirteenth Grammy nomination for "Best Metal Performance" for the song "We'll Be Back" from "The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!".
MEGADETH won the 2017 Grammy Award for "Best Metal Performance" for the title track of the band's 2016 album "Dystopia". This marked the group's twelfth Grammy nomination in this category (including nominations in the discontinued "Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance" category).