Also on the bill are the Jack Black-fronted purveyors of "The Greatest Song In The World" - Tenacious D and Shirley Manson-fronted alternative pop-rock icons Garbage, celebrating 20 years of their sophomore release Version 2.0. So will Australia's finest Gang Of Youths, along with Manchester Orchestra, Deer Tick, Metz, and Black Mountain. Once again, the Foo Fighters are headlining, and they go on right after an "exclusive one-off reunion" from the legendary Iggy Pop and his Post Pop Depression band, which features Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme & Troy Van Leeuwen, and Arctic Monkeys'Matt Helders.
In addition to the music, the festival also offers camping, midnight movies, and new this year, a dedicated comedy stage on Friday night, curated by comedian Tim Hanlon (aka Dave's cousin). Stay tuned for the full schedule to be announced!
Last year's version of the fest, Cal Jam 17, was received well - the Los Angeles Times noted that the MO of the weekend geared toward the audience being able to "feel connection and catharsis".
28 killed by keyless cars
Keyless-ignition cars offer the convince of not having to worry about using a physical key to start and stop the vehicle. While convenient, keyless cars can sometimes have a deadly effect, according to a report from the New York Times .