“That kind of thinking in the metal community isn’t stood for any more.”
It may seem a no-brainer to assemble three of the most critically acclaimed and consistently uncompromising metal bands on the Soundwave 2014 bill and unleash them upon 4,000 civilians over two nights, but the subjective ties between the three groups go even deeper. What the three of them share is the fact that the critics
Heavyweights of the metal world Mastodon, Baroness, and Gojira have officially announced their co-headlining Sidewave dates. The three metal monsters will play one show in Sydney at the UNSW Roundhouse and one show in Melbourne at The Forum, launching this February. Mastodon tore up stages when they were in the country for Soundwave 2012, selling
AJ Maddah has confirmed via Twitter that alt-metal giants Mastodon, Baroness, and Gojira will play Sidewaves together, with each band performing headline-length sets.”Looks like it will be Mastodon + Baroness + Gojira Sidewaves! Playing headline sets! Holy f-ck!” tweeted Maddah. Initial responses to the news were understandably ecstatic though assumed that the touring mogul was
French metallers Gojira will release their new album L’Enfant Sauvage on June 26.
Mastodon have announced some Australian tour dates on the back of their appearance on the Soundwave 2012 line-up. Gojira and Kvelertak will support them on their shows at Billboard in Melbourne and The Hi-Fi in Sydney. The Hunter is the band’s fifth studio album and follow-up to the band’s 2009 album Crack The Skye. Guitarist/vocalist