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Soundwave Revolution Mini Festivals Info

Written by John Ritchie on August 15, 2011

Everyone is wondering what’s going on with the Soundwave Revolution ‘mini festivals’ and the good news is that there will be an announcement within the next 48 hours. Soundwave boss AJ Maddah has been tweeting details all day and he says the Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide mini festivals have been finalised but Sydney and Perth are still being organised.

Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide will all get outdoor mini fests with 15-17 bands and 2 stages. Ticket prices will be around $97 and they will be all-day events. The bands tipped to headline the festivals are The Used, Four Year Strong and Panic at the Disco.

Update: Soundwave Counter Revolution Line up announced!

Panic! at the Disco
All Time Low
Yellowcard
Story of the Year
Face to Face
The Damned Things
Set Your Goals
Funeral for a Friend
Hellogoodbye
D.R.U.G.S
the Pretty Reckless
Young Guns
This Providence
Go Radio
Make Do and Mend
Alesana
the Swellers
We Are the in Crowd
Terrible Things

More information on Soundwave Counter Revolution

Bands still coming September:

Go RadioNEW
Young GunsNEW
The Word AliveNEW
SkindredNEW
The Dangerous Summer Not in September (maybe SW2012?)NEW
All Time LowNEW
Terrible ThingsNEW
We Are The In CrowdNEW
HellogoodbyeNEW
Pretty RecklessNEW
Danzig will return next yearNEW
The Damned ThingsNEW
The SwellersNEW
AlesanaNEW
Story of the YearNEW
Panic! at the Disco
Whitechapel double headline shows with Watain
Four Year Strong and Set Your Goals
D.R.U.G.S.
We Are The Ocean
Sum 41 headline tour later in the 2011
– Alice Cooper will be playing his own headline shows
Bad Religion likely to be here for mini festivals

Bands moved to Soundwave 2012 line up

Kvelertak
Watain
Sisters of Mercy
Framing Hanley
Hole
Black Veil Brides
Hellyeah
Dashboard Confessional
Machine Head
Hatebreed
The Used
Gojira
Madina Lake
Devin Townsend

Further info:

– Bad Religion will not be here for Soundwave Counter Revolution, will try tour with another promoter

– Hole Moved to SW2012

There will be 2 “Heavy” mini fests

– Relient K are out

– Gojira will return for SW2012

– Tickets will be around $97 approx.

– The Melbourne mini fest will most likely be at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

– The mini fest dates should be on the same dates as Revolution but The Adelaide mini fest has been changed to the Sunday to prevent a clash with the Grand Final.

– There will still be about 30 bands coming out to Australia.

– Van Halen are definitely not coming.

– Devin Townsend is playing Soundwave 2012 and will not come out in September.

– AJ Maddah is doing his best to get Alter Bridge their own headline shows

– Steel Panther haven’t decided whether to still come or not.

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