Soundwave 2011

  • WIN: The Ultimate Steel Panther Sidewave Experience
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    WIN: The Ultimate Steel Panther Sidewave Experience

    Los Angeles tongue-in-cheek glam metal act Steel Panther are soon to grace our shores as a part of Soundwave 2015 and will play two joint Sidewaves with Guns N Roses riff-maker turned frontman Slash in Melbourne and Sydney this February. To celebrate our excitement for the Steel Panther invasion, we’ve got an exciting giveaway exclusively

  • Soundwave Revolution Festival For September? (Updated: Bands so far)
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    Soundwave Revolution Festival For September? (Updated: Bands so far)

    Update: The Soundwave Revolution Full line up has been announced Promoters of the successful touring festival Soundwave have begun releasing rather cryptic clues regarding a new festival, Soundwave Revolution. Not long after the summer punk and metal festival came to an end in February, organisers were quick to create a new Twitter, Facebook and website

  • Soundwave 2011 – Olympic Stadium, 27/02/11
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    Soundwave 2011 – Olympic Stadium, 27/02/11

    After braving the baking heat and dusty hillsides of last year’s Soundwave at Eastern Creek, the paved pathways of the Olympic Stadium felt like walking across plush-pile in Hugh Hefner’s slippers. Despite the oppressive midday humidity already setting-in, the sight of a greying seventy year olds rocking Social Distortion t-shirts and Doc Martins had me

  • Gaslight Anthem @ The Metro 28/2/11
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    Gaslight Anthem @ The Metro 28/2/11

    I had no great expectations walking in to see Foxy Shazam. Lets face it, I was there for Gaslight and Gaslight only! So when six dudes came out looking like gypsies and thrashing and tumbling around the stage I was intrigued. Playing what could be called gypsy punk sounding like a cross between Panic! At

  • Soundwave 2011, Sydney Olympic Park – 27/02/11
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    Soundwave 2011, Sydney Olympic Park – 27/02/11

    This is Christmas for punk and metal fans. Soundwave is over fifty acts which is any angry young mans wet dream. Seas of black flooded Olympic Park with grey skies overhead it felt like a religious experience was about to take place. First improvement at the new venue was getting in. Gates open over an

  • More Soundwave 2011 Melbourne Tickets on Sale
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    More Soundwave 2011 Melbourne Tickets on Sale

    Promoters have announced on Facebook that they will release an extra batch of 200 tickets for Sold Out Soundwave show in Melbourne this friday. Tickets will be $180 with ($20 going to the Queensland Disaster relief). The post on Soundwave’s facebook wall reads: We’re releasing a small batch, 200 to be precise, of tickets for

  • Sum 41 Pull Out of Sydney Sideshow, But Show Will Still Go Ahead
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    Sum 41 Pull Out of Sydney Sideshow, But Show Will Still Go Ahead

    Sum 41 have pulled out of their Soundwave Sideshow because lead singer Deryck Whibley is ill. Tickets can be refunded, but you’ll still be able to see The Blackout, There For Tomorrow and Veara. The Metro Theatre website states: We regret to inform that Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley has taken ill and will be unable

  • Slayer will play Melbourne Soundwave
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    Slayer will play Melbourne Soundwave

    Slayer pulled out of their Sydney Soundwave set last night just minutes before they were set to go on stage but festival organiser AJ Maddah has confirmed the band will play the Melbourne Soundwave Festival.

  • Why Was Muderdolls’ Sideshow Cancelled?
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    Why Was Muderdolls’ Sideshow Cancelled?

    Last week the promoter’s of Murderdolls March 1st Sidewave show announced the event would be cancelled. Big Top’s website stated that “The promoter has advised that the Murderdolls show scheduled for Tuesday 1 March has been cancelled.” But not leaving us with much more information than that. The full details of why they’ve cancelled their

  • Slayer Cancel Soundwave Sydney show
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    Slayer Cancel Soundwave Sydney show

    Slayer have cancelled their set at Soundwave Sydney only minutes before they were set to go on stage. Our sources at Soundwave have confirmed the band has cancelled. Tom Araya has been admitted to hospital and will be kept in overnight which has forced the band to pull out.

  • Murderdolls Sideshow Cancelled
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    Murderdolls Sideshow Cancelled

    Update: Why was Murderdolls Sideshow Cancelled? Murderdolls March 1st sideshow has been cancelled according the Luna Big Top website. The reason is not yet known, with the venue’s website only stating that “The promoter has advised that the Murderdolls show scheduled for Tuesday 1 March has been cancelled. Further details coming soon.” Ticket refund’s are

  • Soundwave timetables 2011 (Updated: With Maps)
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    Soundwave timetables 2011 (Updated: With Maps)

    Soundwave 2011 is set to hit the country this weekend, kickin of in Brisbane (Sold out) on Saturday then Sydney on the Sunday.( Soundwave timetable below) None of us like the sniffer dogs and police are set to target drugs this weekend so be careful. Saxon have pulled out of the tour but who cares

  • 30 Seconds To Mars To Screen Video In Sydney
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    30 Seconds To Mars To Screen Video In Sydney

    Actor Jared Leto’s band Thirty Seconds To Mars have announced that they will be screening their long video to the single Hurricane in a special event for Australian fans. In Sydney for the Soundwave Festival 2011, Thirty Seconds To Mars will screen the video at La Hoyts Premier in the Entertainment Quarter of Fox Studios

  • Feeder Sydney Melbourne Soundwave 2011 Sideshows
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    Feeder Sydney Melbourne Soundwave 2011 Sideshows

    Feeder have announced Sydney and Melbourne sideshows on the eve of their arrival to open the main stage at the 2011 Soundwave Festival. They will be playing with MXPX and The Ataris in Sydney, and with Social Distortion and The Gaslight Anthem at their Sold Out Melbourne sideshow. Over 17 years Feeder have tallied up

  • Melvins To Release Live Album, Avoid Earthquake
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    Melvins To Release Live Album, Avoid Earthquake

    American grunge/metal innovators The Melvins have announced details of a live album set for release on May 31 on Ipecac Recordings. The four-piece recorded the 13-track album at the Bust-a-Guts club in Downey, California, with its title as Sugar Daddy Live.

  • Slayer guitarist to miss Soundwave
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    Slayer guitarist to miss Soundwave

    Slayer guitarist Jeff Hannenman has undergone surgery following a infection in his right arm. Late last month doctors performed the surgery after Hannenman was diagnosed with Necrotizing Fasciitis, which may have resulted from a spider bite. Jeff is expected to make a full recovery, however, he won’t be joining his bandmates for their Soundwave appearance.

  • Ill Nino – Its a Dead New World
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    Ill Nino – Its a Dead New World

    Ill Nino have just released a new album Dead New World and they’ll be on Soundwave 2011 tour plus playing sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne with Devildriver. Laz Pina from Ill Nino had time for a quick Q&A before the boys hit Australia ahead of the Soundwave tour. Music Feeds:Tell us about the new album

  • Soundwave 2011: New Venue – Sydney Showground
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    Soundwave 2011: New Venue – Sydney Showground

    Soundwave 2011 has moved to a new venue, The Sydney Showground. Eastern Creek Raceway was blessed by no noise restrictions or curfews, making it a great place to have loud rock music blasting. But due renovations there , Soundwave festival and the venue operators have jointly decided it would be better to unveil the new

  • Primus/Melvins sideshow on sale next week
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    Primus/Melvins sideshow on sale next week

    With Soundwave approaching on the swift wings of the summer festival season, this year’s impressive spread of Sidewaves, sideshows off the festival if you lack basic comprehension abilities are also fast whetting the appetites of eager music fans, and one of the most exciting of this year’s spree, the Primus and The Melvins co-headline shows

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