Buffalo Chip: Five More Hot Bands Scheduled to Rock

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The undisputed king of shock-rock, Alice Cooper, will take the headline position on the Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug. 1, following a performance by heavy metal rockers Five Finger Death Punch. Cooper is famous for his fantastical, theatrical rock shows which are known to feature guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood and boa constrictors.

American rock band Buckcherry will join Styx on the main stage on Thursday, Aug. 6 as the Buffalo Chip celebrates its 24th annual Freedom Celebration. With hits like “Sorry” and “Crazy Bitch,” Buckcherry has become a Buffalo Chip favorite.

One of music’s best loved twisted, drag-rockers, Dee Snider, will perform from the main stage on Monday, Aug. 3. The front man and songwriter for Twisted Sister, Snider wrote and performed hit songs like “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.”

Scottish heavy metal rockers Nazareth will be joining Dee Snider and Godsmack on the main stage on Monday, Aug. 3. Nazareth will have Chip fans cheering and singing along to favorites such as the mega hit, “Love Hurts” and “Hair of the Dog.”

The heavy metal rock band Sweet Cyanide catapulted to fame on the Buffalo Chip’s main stage performing with some of the most famous rock bands in history. Sweet Cyanide returns on Saturday, Aug. 1 and Friday, Aug. 7 to perform hits such as “In My World” and “Better at Goodbyes.”

The roster for the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip continues to grow as five more of the hottest rock bands in the world are slated to perform. Check out the gallery above to see who’s just been added to the lineup. The concert series during the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling starts on Friday, July 31 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. So far the Buffalo Chip has announced Five Finger Death Punch, Brantley Gilbert, Godsmack, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Fogerty, Styx, Social Distortion, Shinedown and Def Leppard. The campground will open for camping on July 3, 2015 with live music starting on showcase stages beginning July 25.