Incoming This Weekend: Wrecking Ball 2016


Hardcore heroes, emo emulators, punk progenitors, alternative agitators, and loads more in Atlanta, August 12-14.

By Daniel Matti

This is your helpful reminder that Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta starts this Friday with pre-party Poison The Well, Big Jesus, and Piss Shy in Heaven at the Masquerade. Tickets are still available for the pre-party and the festival with headliners Quicksand, L7, Dinosaur Jr, Drive Like Jehu, Thursday, and many more!

Also don’t forget about the late night shows featuring Piebald, Tiny Moving Parts, Turnstile, and Thursday(sorry sold out folks) So get your tickets to the after parties now as these are sold separately from the festival wristbands!



Wrecking Ball Fest in Atlanta Georgia is fast approaching and we are here to spread the word that Blurt will be covering the festival. The festival will be bringing multiple reunion performances including Piebald, Hey Mercedes, Thursday, The Promise Ring, Ranier Maria, and Milemarker. Wrecking Ball has a stacked lineup full of bands featuring artists in the genres of hardcore, emo, pop punk, and everything in between. Juggernauts L7, Drive Like Jehu, Quicksand, and Dinosaur Jr. will be headling the festival. Complete lineup is HERE.

Just announced is their Friday night kickoff concert with hardcore heroes Poison The Well, featuring Big Jesus and Piss Shy. (Friday August 12th. 7:00 pm in Heaven at The Masquerade.) Tickets will be sold separately for this event and will go on sale this Friday morning, July 1, at 10:00 a.m. But The Wrecking Ball ATL 2016 festival ticket holders will get a presale code in your email tonight for first crack at these tickets before they go on sale to the general public.




There are also a very limited # of VIP spots available. VIPs will receive registration instructions via e-mail, as well.

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This is one festival not to be missed by fans of the genre.  Below, check out a video clip of Thrice tearing shit up at the 2015 event.

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