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First lineup announcement for Gonerfest 16! The Mummies, The Oblivians W/ Mr. Quintron, King Brothers, Simply Saucer, Greg Oblivian & The Tip Tops, Giorgio Murderer, Parsnip, Thigh Master, Moto MORE SOON!!!! Gonerfest is an annual independent music festival in Memphis, TN hosted by Goner Records. Every year, the festival brings together our favorite Memphis bands with bands from all over - as well as attendees! Over the past 12 years, music fans from Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Central America and all across the United States have come to Memphis for Gonerfest. More people bought a 3-day pass to Gonerfest 10 from Melbourne, Australia than any other city in the world, including US cities! The list of past bands featured at Gonerfest include Mudhoney, The Gories, Sonny Vincent, Guitar Wolf, Jay Reatard, the Oblivians, Cosmic Psychos, Len Bright Combo, Ty Segall, Wreckless Eric, Black Lips, Gizmos, Rev. John Wilkins, Grifters, Thee Oh Sees, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Sic Alps, Reigning Sound, Vivian Girls, Leo Welch, Pierced Arrows, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, King Khan & the BBQ Show, The Rebel, `Alarm Clocks, Hamish Kilgour, Human Eye, Destruction Unit, Magic Kids, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, NOTS, Ultimate Painting + many more! Top 10 Record Stores in the USA - ROLLING STONE, SPIN MAGAZINE Top 3 Independent Record Label in the USA - BILLBOARD MAGAZINE “I’ve always wanted to make it down to Memphis for Gonerfest, and now that I’ve finally gotten to go, I want to go back every year. Sure, I lost a bunch of sleep, but also saw dozens of amazing bands, drank really good beer, ate great food, made new friends, and came back to Michigan with a pile of awesome records… Just got to Gonerfest. It’s a party, man.” – PITCHFORK “If there were such a thing as the “Drinking Person’s Guide to Music Festivals,” it’s a sure bet that Gonerfest, the annual garage rock throw down in Memphis, Tennessee, would be near the top of the list. For the past 12 years, the Memphis record label has held the four-day event, showcasing local up and comers in addition to rising stars and reunion acts.” – NOISEY “A terrific local record store, Goner merits special distinction for the plucky punk label that it also runs out of the shop... They showcase talent galore at their yearly, four-day Gonerfest. And as far as reps go, these guys have earned one about ten times the size of their tiny shop.” - SPIN MAGAZINE “Attend a Gonerfest and you WILL: meet/establish at least one new friendship with a fellow musicgeek/aficionado; discover some old new wicked a** music/bands; and find out you like Memphis.” - BLURT MAGAZINE