Stage AE in Pittsburgh
Alternative music festival, X-Fest has returned after almost a decade! And is coming to Stage AE on Saturday 25th July 2015! Kicking off the first night is, metalcore bands, Rise Against, Killswitch Engage & Letlive! Through the past 20 years, X Fest has provided a home to some of the biggest and best names on the rock, heavy metal, grunge, and industrial scene. Any alternative rock fan's dream! Do not miss out on this epic night!
Rise Against is a melodic hardcore band, hailing from Chicago. The band broke onto the underground scene in 2001 with their album, The Unraveling, followed by Revolutions per Minute in 2003. Both had considerable amounts of success. In 2003, Rise Against decided to sign to a Major Label which rocketed the band onto the mainstream, their next two albums, The Sufferer & the Witness and Appeal to Reason, peaked at number ten and number three on the Billboard 200 chart. All four albums of their albums released via Geffen label were certified platinum in Canada and Siren Song of the Counter Culture, The Sufferer & the Witness and Appeal to Reason were certified gold in the United States!
Also in the Metal Core scene is Killswitch Engage, their rise to fame in 2004, came with the release The End of Heartache, which hit number 21 on the Billboard 200, and was certified gold with over 500,000 sales in the United States alone.
Letlive are a progressive soul rock band from L.A. California, they have made their mark within the America rock scene by touring with big names such as; A Day to Remember, Architects, Enter Shikari, Underoath, Every Time I Die, Your Demise, Deftones and Bring Me The Horizon.