Area 51-adjacent ‘Alienstock’ Festival doubtlessly destined for catastrophe

Storm Area 51 might have began out as an harmless joke when Matty Roberts created the Facebook group, however he now intends on realizing his pipe desires of a Storm Area 51 festival by capitalizing on its virality in a single gutsy—and maybe brainless—transfer. In a matter of months, Storm Area 51 has went from a meme to an precise music competition dubbed Alienstock. The UFO-themed competition is slated to happen the identical weekend of the unique storming of Area 51 on Sept. 19-22.

Alienstock’s official website states, “We created the Viral Event, ‘Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.’ After receiving mass assist, we determined to create an expertise that celebrates Aliens and the Unknown!”

The web site additional states, “We need to host a Festival in Rachel, NV.. the closest city to Area 51. They can’t cease us from gathering and celebrating Aliens! This occasion is going down whether or not we arrange or not- it’s principally its personal entity now.”

However, the residents of Rachel, Nevada are lower than glad concerning the information. With a inhabitants totaling lower than 100, the city of Rachel has already warned potential attendees towards making the trek to Alienstock’s vacation spot—each cautioning towards the city’s harsh surroundings circumstances and making it clear that its residents is not going to be afraid to guard themselves and their property.

Rachel’s website states, “There is no gasoline and no retailer. The Inn is booked for that weekend. If you intend on attending the occasion you should be skilled in tenting, mountain climbing and surviving in a harsh desert surroundings and have a automobile in good condition. You should be ready to be fully by yourself for meals, water, gasoline and many others.”

WARNING: A doubtful group claiming a connection to chaotic occasions like Burning Man and the Las Vegas Electric Music Festival has taken over this occasion. They threaten to ‘take over Rachel’ and declare that the residents are ‘on board,” the city’s web site notes. “The residents have been not requested and are not on board and will definitely not permit their city to be taken over. Law enforcement might be overwhelmed and native residents will step as much as defend their property.”

H/T: Vice