Carnival of Madness is all about music and more music. Here we look at some of the past editions of this fest as you would be curious to know what the past tours were like before you book your deals for this year's extravaganza.
Touring Bands 2012
The marathon started with the New Medicine band that rocked the crowd with its killing performance. The band got the attendees grooving on their feet by dropping a healthy dose of the Midwest rock songs. The crowd went wild as soon as the Chicago's melodic rockers Chevelle marked their stage presence. The people in attendance roared with excitement when the band showcased a bull in the beginning of the performance and sang the title song, Hats Off to the Bull. The Grammy-winning band, Evanescence, acted as a headliner of the 2012 tour. As soon as the band's lead vocalist, Amy Lee took over the stage and opened her mouth, time seemed to come to a halt. The avid fans had to remind themselves of breathing while listening to the exquisite vocals of her intimate piano solos.
Touring Bands 2013
Powered by Monster Energy, the Carnival of Madness has once again made a roaring return with Shinedown, Skillet, Papa Roach, In This Moment and We as Human as the touring bands of 2013. Formed in 2001, Shinedown has released four studio albums such as Leave a Whisper, The Sound of Madness and Amaryllis. The band has shipped over one million copies of the album, The Sound of Madness that contains a gold single, If You Only Knew as well as the multi-platinum single, Second Chance. The California based rock band, Papa Roach is also a part of this touring extravaganza. The band has received a Grammy as well as an MTV Video Music Award nomination for the Best New Artist. Some of the famous singles of the band include She Loves Me Not, Last Resort and Scars. The Tennessee based Christian rock band, Skillet is also a part of the 2013 line-up. The band has released several successful albums including Collide, Comatose and Awake. The album, Comatose has won a Grammy nomination for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album and its self-titled single has also garnered a GMA Dove Award for Rock Recorded Song of the Year. The heavy metal band, In This Moment has performed at several leading tours and festivals including Ozzfest, Download Festival, Mayhem Festival and Uproar Festival. The band is now appearing at the 2013 Carnival of Madness to mesmerize the fans with its chartbusting songs. Formed in 2006, We as Human is a heavy metal and pop rock band that has released its self-titled debut album through the Atlantic Records in June 2013. The album has opened at number eight on the Billboard Hard Rock charts and number three on the Billboard Christian Albums chart. If you want to listen to their songs live, Carnival of Madness is the event for you.
Why Go To Carnival of Madness?
The talented rock artists inject every ounce of their energy to make the evening an unforgettable experience for their fans. The air is charged with the spirit of high energy rock when the brilliant rock artists make their way to the stage. The fans begin to scream out of excitement as soon as their favorite rock music rushes through their veins. The annual event is out on a massive nationwide trek, so pick your share of the Carnival of Madness tickets today because it could be rolling soon to your town.