While many music fans will be heading to Austin next March for South by Southwest, Grand Prairie, Texas will continue offering a musical alternative as the South by So What? festival enters its eighth year. The festival will take place the weekend of March 20-22 at Grand Prairie's QuikTrip Park and organizers have just revealed an impressive list of new additions to the festival.

The reactivated Atreyu will join Chiodos, Hatebreed and Motionless in White as featured acts, with each band bringing a different type of heavy to the bill. You can also look for Cartel performing their 'Chroma' album in its entirety. Fans will also be treated to sets from Capsize, Conquer Divide, Dear You, Driver Friendly, Fallujah, Fear & Wonder, For the Win, For Today, Gideon, Hotel Books, Invent, Animate, I See Stars, Jesse Lawson, Mouth of the South, Oceano, Silent Scream, Superheaven, the Last Ten Seconds of Life and This Wild Life.

They all join a bill that already featured Enter Shikari, He Is Legend, Mayday Parade, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Maine and We Came as Romans. The first batch of bands also included Black Tongue, Boris the Blade, Dayseeker, Ghost Atlas, Lydia, Monuments, Outline in Color, Parables, The Alchemy Index, The Browning, The Ongoing Concept and Yesterday as Today.

For ticketing details, check here, and for additional details on the festival be sure to stay tuned to the event's website.