The dates for the 2012 Rockstar Mayhem Festival have been announced, however the bands that are playing won't be announced until January.   We do know one thing July 31st, the festival that is known as the successor to Ozzfest will be in Saratoga. 
Last year Godsmack, Disturbed and Megadeth were the Rockstar Mayhem Festival headliners and the closest the tour came to Albany was Hartford Connecticut.  We were able to get Godsmack to perform at Q-Ruption shortly after the tour was done.  So here are the dates for 2012.

6/30 – San Bernardino, CA

7/1 – San Francisco, CA

7/3 – Seattle, WA

7/6 – Phoenix, AZ

7/7 – Albuquerque, NM

7/8 – Denver, CO

7/10 – Dallas, TX

7/11 – Houston, TX

7/13 – Tampa, FL

7/14 – Atlanta, GA

7/15 – Indianapolis, IN

7/18 – Oklahoma City, OK

7/20 – St. Louis, MO

7/21 – Chicago, IL

7/22 – Detroit, MI

7/24 – Cincinnati, OH

7/25 – Cleveland, OH

7/27 – Philadelphia, PA

7/28 – Pittsburgh, PA

7/29 – Washington, DC

7/31 – Saratoga, NY

8/1 – Buffalo, NY

8/3 – Boston, MA

8/4 – Scranton, PA

8/5 – Hartford, CT

Who would you like to see headline Mayhem 2012?