Alice in Chains

More than 35 bands have been announced for the debut Houston Open Air, set to take place Sept. 24 and 25 at NRG Park in Houston. Alice in Chains and Avenged Sevenfold head up the lineup, which also includes the Cult, Chevelle, Deftones and more hard rock and metal bands performing on three stages. Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Whiskey Row and Gourmet Man Food are also part of the festivities.

Other bands tapped for Houston Open Air include Alter Bridge, Anthrax, Pierce the Veil, Of Mice & Men, Sevendust, Baroness, Hellyeah, Chevy Metal, Buckcherry, the Amity Affliction, Texas Hippie Coalition and more. How's that for a heavy mix?

Part of the proceeds from Houston Open Air ticket sales will go to the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund, to help victims of the recent flooding in the Houston area.

Tickets are available now. For information, visit