The festival in the Mojave Desert features 16 metal bands on two stages, with headliners Atala and Galaxy Crusher.

The Desert Moon Metal Festival will include a selection of 26 beers on tap from Landers Brew Co., an acoustic guitar raffle (signed by all the bands), a framed event picture signed by all the bands, and more. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Mojave Animal Resource Center (an animal shelter) in 29 Palms, and UCPLA (United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles).

The Festival is dedicated to the memory of the late Wayne Static of Static-X.

The festival lineup includes Atala, Galaxy Crusher, Kaustick, Level Se7en, Order 66, Gutter Candy, Play For Blood, Born For War, Twilight For Idols, Poppa Pump, The Cellspringers, 3 By Design, Vex Tempure, Dirty Machine, The Mendenhall Experiment, and Kings Of Carnage.

“The Desert Moon Metal Festival is my passion for bringing people to music, or in this case, music to the people”, says Event Producer, Paul Allen.

Desert Moon Metal Festival is presented by Paul Allen Productions and ADHD Entertainment.

The event will be held on Saturday, April 23, from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm. This is an all ages event. General admission tickets are $10 at the gate, or may be purchased online.

Desert Moon Metal Festival