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Epicenter Lineup: STP, Deftones, Bush to Headline

The fest returns to Irvine on Sept. 22 with Dead Sara, Chevelle, Scars on Broadway and more.

Johnny Firecloudby Johnny Firecloud

Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones and Bush are headliners on the the 2012 lineup for Southern California's Epicenter Festival, announced earlier today (July 9).

The festival, which began in Pomona in 2009 before moving to the Auto Club Speeday in Fontana and then the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, will return to the latter on Saturday, Sept. 22.

In addition to the aforementioned acts, other artists on the bill include Dead Sara, Scars On Broadway, Chevelle, Hollywood Undead, Escape The Fate, Crash Kings, Beware Of Darkness and Hyro Da Hero across multiple stages.

Epicenter 2012 tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14. They will be available at,, at select Live Nation and Ticketmaster retail outlets and via telephone at 800-745-3000.