You feel the adrenaline pumping as the energy hits you like a sonic wave. Suddenly you are faced with a deafening sound that fuels that ﬁre within you until it explodes, leaving the entire place scorching until everything around you is nothing more than ash and ﬂame. Join the band with the plan to “Burn Down Hollywood,” as they say a big “Fuck You” to the mainstream industry and pave their way as an independent self-proclaimed “Freakshow” powerhouse, specializing as masters in East Coast shock rock that puts any other watered-down bullshit to shame. This is independent rock at its ﬁnest, right here at one of the longest running independent music festivals in the world!
Brotha Lynch Hung
“Murder! Death! Kill!” Are you hungry for blood and the sickest, most vicious, heinous horrorcore from the super O.G. of gore himself? We’re talking about Strange Music’s own Mannibal Lector—enter the demented mind of Brotha Lynch Hung! Only urban legends can describe the sinister style of this madman who slaughters the mic with only the illest flows and lyrical content that will drive you to the brink of insanity, facing a point of no return. Get ready for the murderer, the slaughterer, the name that in some circles is only whispered in hushed tones for fear of invoking his dark presence. Known and feared the world over, this killer makes his way home to the Gathering of the Juggalos, embraced by the marauding masses of the Juggalo family. Get ready for a head trip that will leave your mind infected, your hands bloody, and your adversaries massacred. When Brotha Lynch Hung is in the mix, no one is safe!
Louisville, stand up! Get ready for the Southern-style gangsta himself, hittin you like shrapnel out the sawed off—it’s Bukshot, exploding like a hollowpoint straight out the underground. Click-click-boom! These bangers hit the streets hard and destroy the unsuspecting crowd as this underground don of Mobstyle Music takes the stage and blows the game away. And when Bukshot is live and in effect? You know how the Juggalo fam gets down. Duck or get hit, bitch! Bukshot is live and in effect. BOOM!
Prepare yourself for these heavyweight hitters straight representing for all you ninjas who like to get live in the mosh pit! Hailing from Louisville, KY, Flaw has been killin’ the game since ’96 as an independent powerhouse of that straight, raw rock that you can bang your muthafuckin’ head to! Straight off a nationwide tour, these crazy rock legends have chosen to stop on by and kick it with the Juggalo fam, who rock the party like no one can. It’s about to get live, with lightning fast guitar riffs and all the killer tracks that you know and love, get ready for Flaw to blow the roof off the place while the Juggalos show ‘em what the fam is all about. Jump in the pit and get lit!
Yo…could this ninja get any more dope? If you don’t know who it is, look the name up and stop slippin’, fool! The artist formerly known as Krispy Kreme is truly the face of the new breed of rapper. Froggy Fresh realized from a young age that the Internet was the superhighway to musical success. Fuck the demo and headshot—Froggy Fresh took his you-gotta-hear-it-to-believe-it style of rap to YouTube, and his DIY method paid off handsomely as his rap videos to such fresh songs as “The Baddest,” “Best Friends,” “Christmas,” and more racked up millions upon millions of views on YouTube, while also being featured on College Humor and “Tosh.0.” And the Juggalos KNOW what’s good, with Froggy Fresh as a fam favorite! A true Internet and rap sensation, Froggy Fresh is now on his very first tour ever, making his Gathering appearance truly historic. Don’t miss the rare chance to see this musical entrepreneur up close and personal. Froggy Fresh truly is The Baddest!
It’s pronounced ‘Green JELLO,’ much like the wiggly, bone-filled dessert that once got him into serious legal trouble. No matter the name, the mad genius behind this one-of-a-kind experiment in music almost defies description and certainly defies convention. Is Green Jelly—known for the Platinum-selling album “Cereal Killer Soundtrack”—an experiment in art rock? Punk rock meets the theater of the absurd? A “Rocky Horror Picture Show”-style audience participation revue? We don’t know but what we do know is that Green Jelly absolutely killed at Gathering 17 and the demand for his return has been overwhelming. And since we love making Juggalos happy, we are proud to announce that Green Jelly is back at the Gathering! And yes, he’s bringing all the masks with him! Whoop whoop!
Insane Poetry is in the house to tear you apart limb by limb. Sick shit! The serial killer himself is in full effect. Bow down to one of the originators of horrorcore as he takes you along a dark road that twists and turns with tales of madness, sickening murder sprees, horrors like you’ve never before encountered, and ruby red blood splatter that douses and infects the crowd as they enter the mouth of madness, never again to escape. A killer is in your midst. Prepare your mind to be driven to the brink of insanity as the wicked shit spits forth, raining down havoc on the unsuspecting. You have been warned.
A sultry figure steps forth from a plume of the sweetest purple kush. Legs for days. Ass like DWAM. Face like an angel. And then…she spits the dope flows that make the party explode as all chaos ensues. Pass me the blunt! The hardcore femcee Lil’ Debbie stands in nobody’s shadow, laying down dope raps that are sweeter than any snack cake on Earth. Prepare to get the munchies as the sweet leaf starts puffin’, ya homegirl Lil’ Debbie starts spittin’ fire, and you’re left hungry for more. Known for her fresh mixtapes and crazy jams that rock the party, Lil’ Debbie is reppin for the Juggalettes and prepared to slay the stage with her crazy fresh ways and dope flows. Prepare yourself for the inaugural Gathering appearance of the underground sensation herself and certified kush-puffing kween Lil’ Debbie, who brings big flavor!
Miss May I
Armed to the teeth with shredding guitars and deafening drums, the band known as Miss May I are here to full-on attack, kick ass, chop necks, sever spines, and take names! Combining a solid metal-core sound with unforgettable, wrenching vocals and a sense of melody only they can achive, Miss May I are true rock innovators to the core. Loud, brazen, and an instant Gathering classic if there ever was one--Juggalos and Juggalettes, put your hands together, clench your ﬁsts, and start a muthafuckin’ most pit for these diehard rockers making their GOTJ debut. Here to truly school it, without question--It’s Miss May I right here on the Red Moon Stage!
Murder Musick Presents
Underground phenom Playboy the Beast presents a lineup of his independent powerhouse label Murder Musick live! Killing the competition and defying the industry, catch this roster of amazing talent as they attack the stage in an all-out onslaught. The Murder Musick roster includes D-Spillz, Danny Drive By, Emce Damage, Hurricane, Legion, Madd Maxxx, Maniphest Destne, the Saint Paul Kings, Sleep Lyrical, Steelo, and Ztarve, but you never know who might show up at this unforgettable performance. Murder Musick is on the scene, killin’ the game!
Myzery & The Spanish Side
The ORIGINAL Juggalo rap legend is in the house, with the Bronx style ﬂow like you need to know. Get ready because the man, the myth, the one they call Myz is about to hit the stage and rock the party like only he can! Coming through with his ever controversial Spanish Side Crew, witness the unfuckwitable rap stylings of a triple O.G. of the Gathering of the Juggalos, who has been down since day one and still shining like a diamond! Stand up tall and proud, and prepare to bang the Spanish side—bringing the hard streets of NYC all the way to OKC, only at the GOTJ!
Native World Presents
ABK presents to you his crew of fearless warriors, live and in effect right here at the Gathering! Join Flagrant, Freddy Grimes, Jay Villain, Mad V, Mr. Y.U.G., and many more special guests as they school the stage and ﬂex their skills as one of the hottest record labels in the game! It’s a Native World all across the land. Native World Inc. is in the house, and no one is safe! From the hard streets of Detroit on down to Oklahoma City, stand up proud and say it loud: NWI for life!
R.A. the Rugged Man
Making his grand debut by popular demand, R.A. the Rugged Man is in the fuckin’ house and about to tear shit down. Meet the man, the myth, the dirty white boy legend himself, who even the late and great Biggie Smalls called “the illest”! R.A. is a proud scrub, hip hop legend, and underground MASTER of ceremonies, and if you don’t know, now you know—because R.A. is fucking crazy, with original, hard-hitting flows that earn his place right here on the GOTJ stage with the Juggalo family. Truly one of the most talented and innovative rappers of all time, be prepared to be schooled when R.A. tears the stage apart and melts the house down. It’s R.A. the muthafuckin’ Rugged Man, finally making his debut at GOTJ! The Juggalo family will never be the same.
Statuesque and terrifying, September Mourning stands at the center of the stage, ready to take her audience on a musical journey that tells her ongoing story of warfare, adventure, and triumph. But that’s just the musical side of the character known as September Mourning. Her performance art, multimedia project is also told via comic books and record albums that will dazzle your imagination as September—half human, half grim reaper—takes you through the lands of both the living and the dead. Her concert experiences are nothing short of theatrical productions as she continues to tell her audience the macabre tales of the underground. Not only will you want to check out her amazing live performance but be sure and visit the September Mourning merch stand to see her amazing comic book series, published by Top Cow Comics. This is rock-n-roll theater at its best. And scariest.
Shaggy 2 Dope’s Solo Supershow
FUCK THE FUCK OFF MUTHA FUCKAAAA! It’s the Southwest Strangler himself, fresh off his reign at the tippy top of the Billboard charts with the help of the Juggalo Nation and his loyal DJ Clay by his side. Cut em up, tear shit down, throw your middle fingers in the sky, and scream it loud: FUCK OFF! 2 DOPE IN THIS BIIIITCH! Performing a very special set for all the Psychopathic Soldiers live in attendance, get ready for Shaggz the Clown like you ain’t ever seen him before, giving you them bangers you know and love from his brand new F.T.F.O.M.F. and many more. Shit’s fire! Celebrate the legacy of a killer clown in this bitch! Throw it up for 2 Dope! The family is live and in effect. Whoop Whoop!
Enter the mind of a true psycho, insane, twisted, maniac—the man they call Skitzo! From being a member of Detroit’s legendary rap group Natas to killing the competition as the winner of the 2015 GOTJ Juggalo Psypher rap battle, the champion returns to spit his lyrical prowess and crush all competition as he reigns supreme among rappers in the Juggalo world. Witness the underground legend live in an unforgettable performance— Skitzo is on the mic!
What happens when you mix hard-hitting deathcore metal with the melodic sounds of EDM? Pure fucking innovation, spawning a brand new genre of music. The band’s name is The Browning. And their style can only be described as “electronicore”—electronic music and deathcore metal! Hearing is believing! Get ready to get your wig split in the pit, rocking out to horrifying, murderous, and haunting songs like “Bloodlust” and “Pure Evil,” which make them a perfect ﬁ t right here in the Mecca of the wicked shit!
Get ready for truly O.G. Juggalo freshness when this Juggalo icon hits the stage! Known for his 2003 release on Psychopathic Records, Hunting Season, this true Juggalo MC has continued over the years to amass a devastating catalog of underground bangers and truly hone his craft as he carries out a legacy of unmatched lyrical prowess, dope beats, sick ﬂows, and pure street music to make ya wig ﬂip! Hailing from Saginaw, Michigan, this heavy hitting MC carries a legacy of incredible music and has proven time and again that he is here to stay. A true Juggalo classic is about to grace the stage! Back once again to truly school the Juggalo fam—Give it up for the one so dark they only call him Sinizter!
Daddy Long Legz, Buddha, Nekolette Necro, Kitty Kush, and the sinfully delicious Girls of Wolfpac are in full effect with their merciless army of henchmen hell-bent on destruction and mass devastation. Prepare to get wild, go crazy, lose your shit, and most of all move when the infamous Gathering veterans and Juggalo icons hit the stage. Wolfpac is in the house! And that means skulls will be crushed, bones will be broken, and all moral decency will go out the window as you succumb to the madness. Want to run with the pack? Then prepare to howl into the night under the Red Moon as these ruthless killers hit the stage. Arrrroooooooooooooo!