(NEWARK, NJ) -- WDHA's Rock the Rock Fest returns to the Rock on Friday, April 28th, 2023. This year’s headliner is one of New Jersey's favorite bands, legendary rockers Breaking Benjamin who have chosen Rock the Rock Fest as one of only a select few major events in 2023. Joining them on the mainstage will be rockers Falling in Reverse and The Pretty Reckless plus Beartooth, Dorothy, and special VIP appearance by Crobot.
Breaking Benjamin are no strangers to the upper echelons of the rock charts. Since bursting onto thescene with2002’s Saturate, the band has amassed an impressive string of mainstream rock radio hits, with ten songs hitting #1, numerous platinum and multi-platinum songs and albums, 8.5 billion combined streams worldwide and a social imprint of over 6.5 million — a testament to the band’s global influence and loyal fan base. Their most recent release, Aurora, gave Breaking Benjamin their 10th #1 song at rock radio with “Far Away ft. Scooter Ward.” Breaking Benjamin’s last studio album, Ember debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and marked the multiplatinum band’s fourth Top 5 debut on the Billboard Top 200, following 2015’s #1 debut for Dark Before Dawn (Gold), 2009’s Dear Agony (Platinum) at #4 and 2006’s Phobia (Platinum) at #2. Ember spun off two #1 hits at Active Rock Radio with “Red Cold River” and “Torn in Two.” Aurora and Ember charted Top 10 across numerous countries worldwide and topping #1 charts across multiple genres, including Top Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums, Top Hard Rock Albums and Top Digital Albums.
Tickets for the concerts are available for purchase online. A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will be available which include an amazing selection of tickets, exclusive private acoustic performance with Crobot, WDHA Rocks the Rock Fest commemorative laminate, and much more.
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