Northern Invasion Invades Wisconsin For 4th Consecutive Year

Northern Invasion Invades Wisconsin For 4th Consecutive Year

Northern Invasion May 12 & 13 2018 Somerset Amphitheater, 495 Main St., Somerset, Wis. The 4th installment of Northern Invasion is in the books. Young and old alike arrived with the pasty pale complection earned from a cold winter, and leave with sunburn shaped raccoon eyes. Part of AEG’s World’s Loudest Month, Northern Invasion has brought the Somserset Amphitheater back to its metal roots that were planted during the Ozzfest runs of the late 90’s…

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Northern Invasion 2018 Lineup Announced

Northern Invasion 2018 Lineup Announced

December is upon us.  The holiday season marks not only the end of the year.  But a reminder that Festival Season will be upon us soon.  The Fourth Annual Northern Invasion, part of AEG’s and Danny Wimmer Presents, World’s Loudest Month, announced it’s 2018 lineup.  As follows: Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, A Perfect Circle, Alice In Chains, Breaking Benjamin, Stone Temple Pilots, The Used, I Prevail & Parkway Drive To Perform All Tickets & Packages On Sale Now Tool,…

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Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

As the calendar turns to May, we note the unofficial start to what we now call Festival Season.  As part of the Worlds Loudest Month, the third annual Northern Invasion Festival has come and gone to small western Wisconsin town of Somerset.  The Somerset Amphitheater has become an early May destination for rock and metal fans alike as it has hosted Northern Invasion since it’s inception in 2015.  Every year as the lineups for these…

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Northern Invasion 2017 Returns With The Worlds Loudest Month

Northern Invasion 2017 Returns With The Worlds Loudest Month

Northern Invasion is back, as part of the Worlds Loudest Month, for a third consecutive year. Following the lead of our European friends, festivals have started to gain a foothold in the American way of life. With events like Rocklahoma and Rock on the Range entering their second decades. And for those hearty souls in the northern Midwest area of the Twin Cities, we have Northern Invasion. Two days of rocking, camping, drinking and… rocking!  Taking…

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Northern Invasion Returns For A Second Onslaught

Northern Invasion Returns For A Second Onslaught

In the weeks that follow the first day of Spring, you start to smell it. And I’m only partially talking about the must from airing out your pop tents. Specifically, I am talking about the smell of Festival Season.  A sublime time of year filled with 8 dollar beers, not showering for three days, absurdly slow ATM’s and of course, music.  Hard music to be on point.  First up on my personal summer festival tour is…

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Five Bands To Wake Up For At Northern Invasion

Five Bands To Wake Up For At Northern Invasion

The Worlds Loudest Month is just a few weeks away. For those of us in the North Star state and surrounding area that means a trek to Somerset, Wisconsin for the second Annual Northern Invasion May 14th and 15th at the Somerset Ampitheater.  The follow up to the 2015 sold out event has been expanded to two days.  This year’s lineup features plenty of heavy hitters like Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Korn, and Shinedown.  And while…

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Five Things You’ll Need For Northern Invasion

Five Things You’ll Need For Northern Invasion

  As a native Minnesotan there are only three reasons I willingly cross the border into Wisconsin.  Beer on Sundays.  A play date with my BFF Aaron Camaro.  And a rock show.  Or in this case an Invasion.  Part of the World’s Loudest Month festival series, Hard Rock and Heavy Metal are set to invade western Wisconsin on May 9th at the Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset WI with the Northern Invasion Festival.  I have seen at…

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