Slipknot, Mudvayne (in its first live performance since 2009) and Rob Zombie are the headliners for this year’s Inkcarceration Festival, set for Sept. 10 to 12, 2021, at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.
The lineup also features A Day to Remember, Mastodon, Halestorm, Chevelle, Killswitch Engage, Beartooth, Motionless in White, Asking Alexandria, Steel Panther, Pop Evil, Fever 333, All That Remains and more.
Clown from Slipknot said: “After 20+ years on the road, it’s always wonderful to experience new things. We are excited to be a part of Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. It will be great to get back out there and be with our family again. Stay safe and see you soon.”
Danny Wimmer, founder of promoter Danny Wimmer Presents, said: “We know firsthand what it’s like to grow a high concept festival from scratch, and the challenge of taking a great event to the next level. It always starts with the music, but you also need to create a great experience. We’ve been so impressed with Inkcarceration, and how quickly it became a must-see show on the festival calendar. Tattoos are such a central part of the rock n’ roll lifestyle–something that fans are always talking about on our own socials–and it’s such a unique location. I’ve toured the Ohio State Reformatory, and it’s an experience you don’t want to miss. DWP is excited to have the opportunity to bring Inkcarceration to that next level.”
Daily lineups are as follows.
Friday, Sept. 10: Slipknot, Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Steel Panther, The Hu, Ice Nine Kills, Badflower, Escape the Fate, New Years Day, Local H, Currents, Spite, Reach NYC, Damn Nation, Mollo Rilla, To Us Below, Dead Bundy, Berklee College of Music, Paul Bartolome
Saturday, Sept. 11: Mudvayne, A Day to Remember, Chevelle, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil, August Burns Red, Crown the Empire, Bad Omens, Fame on Fire, Diamante, Saul, September Mourning, Dead Girls Academy, Along Came a Spider, Sink the Ship, Eclipsica, Ghost of the Sun, Dread Engine, Atimera
Sunday, Sept. 12: Rob Zombie, Halestorm, Beartooth, Motionless in White, Fever 333, Wage War, All That Remains, The Devil Wears Prada, Attila, Fire from the Gods, Cory Marks, Stitched Up Heart, A Killer’s Confession, The Convalescence, Silent Theory, The Phoenix Within, Junexa, Saving Escape, Harmless Habit
Single-day and weekend passes for Inkcarceration 2021 are on sale at www.Inkcarceration.com.
In addition to enjoying the music lineup, fans will be able to book appointments with more than 75 tattoo artists and receive complimentary tours of the famous Ohio State Reformatory prison. There also will be gourmet food, a wide selection of beverages, camping and the return of the award-winning haunted house attraction Blood Prison (https://www.bloodprison.com/).
Participating Inkcarceration 2021 tattoo shops include Rich Gallery, Black Label Custom Tattooing, Primitive Addiction Tattoo Studio, Kit Marlow Ink, 1st Order Tattoo, Tommy Gunns Tattoo, Wave’s Radditattoo Me Tattoo & Repair, Denver Ink, Envious Ink, American Crow, Paragon Tattoo, Straight Eight Tattoos, Only Forever Art Studio, Ventura Tattoo, N8V Ink, Bad Boy Tattoo, Gulf Coast Ink Studio 251, Ink Slingas, Jammer Joint Tattoo, Casually Tragick, Custom Tattoo, Artful Impressions, Bareknuckle Tattoo, Silver Fox Tattoo, Eve’s Ink Tattoo and Permanent Makeup, Imperial Tattoos, Aisle 9 Tattoo, Touch of Grey Tattoo Studio and Iron Rose Tattoo.
Inkcarceration will offer a nightly tattoo competition where participating artists will compete in five categories for tattoos that are completed at the festival. Winners will receive first, second and third place awards. Judges include actor Robert LaSardo, bassist/actress Jennifer Arroyo and tattoo model Kyla DeLaCerda.
Ohio State Reformatory’s historic building and grounds provide a perfect setting for Inkcarceration. The massive locale is recognized as not only one of the most haunted reformatories in the country, but also as the filming location for multiple Hollywood films. The most famous of these is the 1994 classic and IMDB highest rated movie of all time, “The Shawshank Redemption.”
The Ohio State Reformatory is centrally located, about an hour from Cleveland, Columbus and Canton/Akron, and within a three-hour drive from Toledo, Dayton, Cincinnati, Youngstown, and parts of West Virginia, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana and Pennsylvania. Tent and RV camping packages are available on the grounds, and nearby hotel and ticket combo packages are available.
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