This year likely set the record for most rock festivals held in the U.S. and with 2016 winding down, it's already time to start peering into what next year holds! The "World's Loudest Month," assembled by AEG and Danny Wimmer Presents, is raring to go once again with the announcement of eight rock and metal festival dates throughout the country.

Taking place over the course of six consecutive weekends, the World's Loudest Month will aim to best the 470,000 plus attendance figures from this year's festival collective. The Monster Energy Fort Rock and Monster Energy Welcome to Rockville festivals will kick off the celebration over the weekend of April 29 and 30 in Fort Myers, Fla. and Jacksonville, Fla. respectively. Both lineup announcements will come at noon on Dec. 5 and specially priced tickets and VIP packages will be offered the following day.

Next up is Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion set for Concord, N.C. on May 5, 6 and 7 with Northern Invasion in Somerset, Wis. taking place the following weekend on May 13 and 14. The weekend of May 19, 20 and 21 will be occupied by Columbus Ohio's Rock on the Range and Rocklahoma will continue the festival streak on May 26, 27 and 28 in Pryor, Okla., celebrating its 10th anniversary. Renewals for Rocklahoma will also start on Nov. 15. at 9AM CT and all those who purchased a ticket in 2016 will receive an email with details.

The final two festivals, the Bud Light River City Rockfest and Rockfest are set for May 27 in San Antonio, Texas and June 3 in Kansas City, Kan. respectively. The latter will be enjoying its impressive 25th installment.

Layaway tickets for Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion and Rock on the Range will be available starting Nov. 21 at 10AM ET and layaway tickets for Rocklahoma begin on Nov. 15 at 9AM CT.

For more information about each festival, head to the World's Loudest Month website.

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