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Soundwave 2012 Line-up: Announcement Pending

Written by John Ritchie on October 2, 2011

The Soundwave 2012 line-up is set to be announced this week on either Thursday or Friday according to festival organiser AJ Maddah. Last night Maddah tweeted about the line-up announcement saying:


Update: Line up will be announced from 3pm on Friday 7th October

Update: Soundwave 2012 line up is here


iamnotshouting: So I figure we tell the bands tomorrow, get press release and art together and announce Thurs/Fri

That was followed with:

iamnotshouting: 1 major announcement with 60 bands and then a supplementary announcement of 10 to 15 bands in December.

If there’s one thing we’ve come to learn about the Soundwave camp it is that line-ups leak easily, so we could see the first announcement anytime this week.

With the Big Day Out 2012 line-up being announced last week to mixed reactions, Maddah will be keen to make an impact while punters are still deciding on their new year festival plans.

Soundwave 2012 possible line-up

AC/DC to Headline – Via SW Leaker (Unlikely)

Never Shout Never – Via SW Leaker

Parkway Drive – Via SW Leaker

House Vs Hurricane – Via SW Leaker

Rocket To The Moon – Via SW Leaker

Coal Chamber – Reforming for Soundwave 2012

Mastodon – via Rave Magazine interview

Saves The Day (Covering Weezer’s Pinkerton?)

Alter Bridge – Via their Twitter

The Summer Set – Stephen Gomez Twitter (dropped out?)

The Pretty Reckless – Moved from Counter Rev

Falling in Reverse – Possible act

Zebrahead – Moved from SWR

Kvelertak – Moved from SWR

Watain – Moved from SWR

Sister of Mercy – Moved from SWR

Framing Hanley – Moved from SWR

Hole – Moved from SWR

Black Veil Brides – Moved from SWR

Hellyeah – Moved from SWR

Dashboard Confessional – Moved from SWR

Machine Head – Moved from SWR

Hatebreed – Moved from SWR

The Used – Moved from SWR

Gojira – Moved from SWR

The Smoking Hearts – Via Twitter

Forever the Sickest Kids – Via Twitter

The Dillinger Escape Plan – Via Facebook

Shadows Fall – Via Twitter

CKY – Via Twitter

Wednesday 13 – Via Twitter

Heaven Shall Burn – Via Twitter

Trivium – Via Twitter

Madina Lake – Moved from SWR

Devin Townsend – Moved from SWR

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