MIKE'S HARDER MAIN STAGE panels

ROCK STAR Q&A'S HOSTED BY CELEBRITIES

Enjoy the weekend packed with live Q&A's every hour hosted by celebrities and leaders in the music industry. Hear first-hand stories from the stars about their life in Rock-N-Roll. Every panel is concluded with audience Q&As, so have your questions ready!

EXCLUSIVE LIVE ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCES

Hear the Rock & Metal songs stripped down and intimate in exclusive sets that you won't hear anywhere else. 

(Pictured; Nathan Hunt of Shaman's Harvest played 6 songs in Portland, including Prince's When Doves Cry) 

SCHOOL OF ROCK PERFORMANCE

We close the show by giving up the stage to the local School Of Rock; to inspire the kids and give them a chance to learn the songs of the rock stars in attendance and perform them in front of those legends. It's a fan favorite, and you will find most of the rock stars leaving their booths to watch the show and cheer on the kids!

PANEL SCHEDULE - SATURDAY

12:00

A TWISTED LIFE (hosted by Epic Ink's Josh Bodwell)

Twsited Sister's Eddie Ojeda shares stories of his 1980's Hair Metal days, from the struggles to the excess. Followed by audience Q&A.

1:00

SHADOWS FALLING (hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin)

Brian Fait talks about a life in metal fronting one of the biggest Metal bands on the scene for over a decade. Followed by audience Q&A.

2:00

BUTCHERING STEREOTYPES (hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin)

Carla & Heidi of the Butcher Babies share stories of life on the road, struggles and the success of women making it big in a male-dominated industry. Followed by audience Q&A.

3:00

DIRTY ROCKER BOYS (hosted by Epic Ink's Josh Bodwell)

One of the most famous music video vixens ever, Bobbie Brown, shares her tales of sex, drugs and Rock-n-Roll, and her life of excess to anguish with some of the biggest Rock stars of the 1980-90's. Followed by audience Q&A.

4:00

EXCLUSIVE LIVE ACOUSTIC SET with NATHAN HUNT OF SHAMAN'S HARVEST

5:00

A LIFE WITH DETH (hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin)

Megadeth's legendary bass player shares stories of his journey on becoming one of the biggest and most beloved bands Metal of all time, followed by audience Q&A.

6:00

INK THAT REMAINS

Aaron Patrick of All That Remains gets tattooed live on stage by famous reality TV tattoo star Josh Bodwell of Epic Ink

PANEL SCHEDULE - SUNDAY

11:00

DANGEROUS TOY MAKER (hosted by Epic Ink's Josh Bodwell)

1980's Hair Metal Texan talks about his Rock-n-Roll life in the crazy 1980's. From Sportin a Woody to to still rocking' today.

12:00

HAVING NO FEAR (hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin)

Frontman of Fear Factory tells his story of being in one of the biggest and most beloved Metal bands of all time. Followed bu audience Q & A.

1:00

A LIFE WITH DETH (hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin)

Megadeth's legendary bass player shares stories of his journey on becoming one of the biggest and most beloved bands Metal of all time, followed by audience Q&A.

2:00

A ROSE GROWS OUT OF DUST (hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin)

Headbangers Con owner Morgan Rose, drummer for the legendary band Sevendust, shares his life behind the kit; from the drugs and the loss, to his fame and the history behind Headbangers Con.

3:00

THE ARTIST BEHIND EDDIE (hosted by Headbangers Con owner Chris 51)

Join legendary artist Derek Riggs as he tells tales of creating the most iconic Metal figure of all time, Eddie from Iron Maiden. Derek RARELY does panels, so be sure not to miss this one!

4:00

SCHOOL OF ROCK LIVE PERFORMANCE