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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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