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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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