HARD Day the Dead mentioned goodbye in 2015, but it surely’s again this 12 months with a brand new vigor and an attractive, however admittedly unusual, lineup. Long-time followers HARD are positive to go nuts over the headliners, however will doubtless be scratching their heads on the relaxation.
This 12 months’s pageant will function two levels throughout the one-day occasion. On the primary stage can be some huge headliners: Justice (Live), Die Antwoord, Knife Party, and Cashmere Cat. Joining them can be Jack Beats, Fuego, DNMO, and Thee Mike B.
Justice revealed immediately that Day Of the Dead would be the final stay present they plan to play with their present Woman Worldwide manufacturing; becoming, contemplating they performed the primary Day The Dead precisely six years prior.
The relaxation the lineup leans extra closely towards techno than home, a brand new route for HARD if there ever was one. Lee Foss b2b Felix da Housecat, Shiba San, Rodriguez Jr. (Live), J. Phlip, OMNOM, Rybo b2b Lukelski, Dateless, Playero, and Masha will spherical out Stage 2 the pageant.
The lineup will get stranger when you consider how all the headliners have already been across the Los Angeles space inside the final 12 months. Knife Party simply performed Academy in July, Cashmere Cat performed Air+Style in March, Justice performed HARD Summer and Coachella in 2017, and you'll recurrently catch Shiba San or Jack Beats at any quantity occasions within the LA space.
While it’s thrilling to see all these headliners on the lineup, it’s undoubtedly totally different than the solely on-brand lineup HARD Summer earlier this 12 months. Perhaps they’re making an attempt to rebrand their Halloween pageant to compete in opposition to Escape: Psycho Circus, which can be run by Insomniac Events. But it might show troublesome to entice day-one HARD followers to drop the coin on this one.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow, September 27 at 12PM.
FULL 2018 LINEUP
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