As the month winds down, those on the East Coast are starting to prep for the annual Rock Carnival. This year's edition runs Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J. and festival organizers have now revealed the set times and stage assignments for those performing at the weekend festival event.

The fun starts on Friday with such acts as Alice Cooper, Clutch, Blue Oyster Cult and Zakk Sabbath leading the way. Check out the Friday (Sept. 30) schedule below.

Friday, Sept. 30 Stage Assignments and Set Times

9:45 - Alice Cooper (WRAT Stage)
9:30 - Almost Queen (Birch Hill Stage)
8:45 - Clutch (WDHA Stage)
7:55 - Alive! '75 (Birch Hill Stage)
7:45 - Blue Oyster Cult (WRAT Stage)
7 - Zakk Sabbath (WDHA Stage)
6:40 - Kyng (Birch Hill Stage)
6:20 - Funghoul (GameLoud Arena)

On Saturday (Oct. 1), you'll get Twisted Sister headlining the festivities, with Overkill, Daughtry, Ace Frehley, Fuel, Monster Magnet, Jackyl, Shaman's Harvest and Texas Hippie Coalition among the day's bigger acts. See the schedule below.

Saturday, Oct. 1 Stage Assignments and Set Times

10 - Twisted Sister (WRAT Stage)
10 - Sixx Second to Mars (Birch Hill Stage)
9:30 - Death Metallic (GameLoud Arena)
9 - Overkill (WDHA Stage)
8:55 - Zebra (Birch Hill Stage)
8:30 - GCW Wrestling (GameLoud Arena)
8 - Daughtry (WRAT Stage)
7:50 - Cycle of Pain (Birch Hill Stage)
7:50 - Kore Rozzik (GameLoud Arena)
7:05 - Experiment 34 (GameLoud Arena)
7 - Ace Frehley (WDHA Stage)
7 - The Blackfires (GameLoud Arena)
6:50 - Jester (Birch Hill Stage)
6:15 - Know Your Enemy (GameLoud Arena)
6:10 - Fuel (WRAT Stage)
5:30 - Ratfree (GameLoud Arena)
5:50 - Killcode (Birch Hill Stage)
5:20 - Monster Magnet (WDHA Stage)
4:50 - American Angel (Birch Hill Stage)
4:30 - Jackyl (WRAT Stage)
3:50 - Punky Meadows (WDHA Stage)
3:50 - Colossal Street Jam (Birch Hill Stage)
3:10 - Shaman's Harvest (WRAT Stage)
2:50 - Out of Bounds - (Birch Hill Stage)
2:45 - Retrofeelya - (GameLoud Arena)
2:30 - Texas Hippie Coalition (WDHA Stage)
2 - SIMO (WRAT Stage)
2 - Hot Lips (GameLoud Arena)

And the Rock Carnival weekend concludes on Sunday (Oct. 2) with Halestorm, The Used, Tom Kiefer, Life of Agony, Sebastian Bach, Doro, Bullet Boys, 10 Years, Apocalypse Blues Revue, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, Citizen Zero and more performing. The full Sunday schedule can be seen below:

Sunday, Oct. 2 Stage Assignments and Set Times

9:30 - Doro (Birch Hill Stage)
9:15 - Halestorm (WRAT Stage)
8:25 - Four By Fate (Birch Hill Stage)
8:15 - The Used (WDHA Stage)
7:25 - Tom Kiefer (WRAT Stage)
7:20 - Bullet Boys (Birch Hill Stage)
7 - Strive (GameLoud Arena)
6:35 - Life of Agony (WDHA Stage)
6:20 - Trixter (Birch Hill Stage)
6:15 - Bad Case of Big Mouth (GameLoud Arena)
5:50 - Sebastian Bach (WRAT Stage)
5:30 - Atomic Beauty (GameLoud Arena)
5:20 - Apocalypse Blues Revue (Birch Hill Stage)
5:05 - 10 Years (WDHA Stage)
4:20 - Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy (WRAT Stage)
4:20 - Dark Sky Choir (Birch Hill Stage)
3:35 - Citizen Zero (WDHA Stage)
3:30 - River Monsters (Birch Hill Stage)
3:05 - Matt O'Ree (WRAT Stage)
2:45 - Eli the Band (GameLoud Arena)
2:40 - Legion (Birch Hill Stage)
2:35 - Common Wealth (WDHA Stage)
2 - Baelfire (GameLoud Arena)
1:50 - Empire Fallen (Birch Hill Stage)

In addition to all the music, there will be classic amusement park rides, carnival entertainment, a children's Fun Zone, pro wrestling, pig racing, a "Drown the Clown" tank, local vendors, tasty brews and plenty more. For ticketing details, click here.

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