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One of the leading festivals in the Sunshine State will be returning as strong as ever to this late April to Jacksonville, Florida. The current lineup for 2017’s Welcome to Rockville festival has been announced and includes Soundgarden and Def Leppard as headliners for the two day event, which is scheduled for April 30 and 31 at the scenic Metropolitan Park.

Also confirmed for 2017’s festival are bands like Mastodon, Coheed and Cambria, Alter Bridge, Nothing More, Rival Sons, In This Moment and Pierce the Veil, among many others. The official 2017 Welcome to Rockville lineup poster with the complete list of bands has been included below.

“We’re stoked to be kicking off the World’s Loudest Month at Rockville with Alter Bridge. It’s gonna be epic so don’t miss it!” says Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy.

“Without a doubt we can’t wait to throw down with our rock and metal fans at Welcome To Rockville fest,” offers Chevelle’s Pete Loeffler. “Ever since the beginning for us, we’ve seen how absolutely amazing and rabid you guys can get in Florida! You keep us on our toes; hell yes, we’ll see you there!”

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“Welcome To Rockville has grown from a single day event into Florida’s biggest rock festival experience of the year. The 2017 lineup is a celebration of all things rock, with legends like Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle and The Offspring balanced with the best of what’s current and hot in rock and metal culture. This is a greatest hits celebration for all ages,” says founder and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.

Festival tickets, as well as hotel and VIP packages for this year’s Welcome to Rockville are now available at the festival’s website.