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Rumour: Iron Maiden to headline Soundwave 2011

Written by John Ritchie on August 2, 2010

Iron Maiden and Hellyeah are rumoured to be playing at the 2011 Soundwave festival.

MAIDEN’s latest official newsletter stated, “If you’re of an Australian persuasion, you might want to keep an eye on the [band’s official] website next week.”

HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott hinted during a recent chat with fans on the bands website that the group will be part of next year’s Soundwave festival.

The official Soundwave lineup will be announced on August 5.

So far the following acts have been confirmed for the event:

30 SECONDS TO MARS
36 CRAZYFISTS
A SKYLIT DRIVE
ALESANA
ALL THAT REMAINS
ASKING ALEXANDRIA
BAYSIDE
KYLESA
LESS THAN JAKE
MAD CADDIES
PROTEST THE HERO
THE ATARIS
THE BLACKOUT
THE BRONX
THE SWORD
THERE FOR TOMORROW
TRASH TALK
VEARA

Soundwave 2011 dates:

February 26 – Brisbane
February 27 – Sydney
March 04 – Melbourne
March 05 – Adelaide
March 07 – Perth

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