As festival season is at full throttle across the country, Louisville, Kentucky is preparing for the 5th annual Louder Than Life Festival.

The huge line-up of charting acts and classic rockers includes Alice In Chains, Godsmack, and Nine Inch Nails. And before the weekend is over, the legendary Billy Idol will take the stage. It's one of his few dates scheduled on his North American tour.

Other acts playing the 3 day festival include Seether, Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, Bush, Shinedown, Slash, Skillet, and more than a dozen others.

The Louder Than Life Festival takes place September 28th, 29th and 30th at Champions Park in Louisville, KY.