Interesting turn of events here, just days out from the start of the national Soundwave festival tour. It was announced earlier today on the official Soundwave forum that Melbourne progressive rockers Closure In Moscow have been dropped from the tour.
This year, Soundwave and Sobzurk have joined forces to bring you the biggest club event of the year, the exclusive and official Soundwave After Party.
That’s right rockers, metal heads and all round lovers of the more alternative side of the musical spectrum, the Soundwave Festival is almost upon us.
I can’t decide whether or not this is good or bad news. Sure, Soundwave has lost My Chemical Romance, but their replacements are more than satisfactory…
Faith No More’s first Melbourne Soundwave Sideshow sold out in less than three minutes.
Bringing a unique blend of brutal breakdowns and soaring choruses, Four Year Strong have cut their teeth into the Worcester hardcore scene and thirst for more.
There’s no such thing as a band born to greatness. To succeed in the world of music there’s a whole energy-sapping storm of hard work to plough through.
Another week, another Soundwave triple header sideshow. This time it’s pop punk stalwarts All Time Low, accompanied by Underoath drummer Aaron Gillespie’s new band The Almost and the melodically intense Dance Gavin Dance.
For more than twenty years New York’s Anthrax have been a driving force in the metal community. In the 1980s they helped redefine the conventions of the metal genre, favouring anger, speed and emotional intensity over big hair and power ballads.
With so many acts on the Soundwave lineup next year, we’re seeing a whole bunch of interesting collaborative sideshows popping up.
Let’s just say that if it weren’t for the outlandish ‘80s hair-metal rockers of Poison — and more specifically, guitarist C.C. Deville and his dangerously flamboyant licks, leads and neon-lime painted axes—legendary Orange County ska-rockers Reel Big Fish probably wouldn’t have ever existed.
When Sunny Day Real Estate collapsed in early 1995, few would have predicted the impact the Seattle band’s music would still be having over a decade later.
Progressive heavy rockers Alexisonfire will be touring the countryside as part of the epic Soundwave festival, and have just announced that they’ll be playing two special club performances
The sweet Soundwave love keeps on coming with the Scandanavian Bam Margera favourites letting us in for some off the side glory.
The stratospheric rise of Paramore has been swift and is proof of the adage; what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
Jane’s Addiction have always stood out as an incomparable force, blending elements of art rock, punk, metal, funk and glamour into an ambitious musical juxtaposition of sublime beauty and utter decadence.
Maryland’s favourite sons Clutch have continued to foster a strong relationship with their Australian fans in 2009, with three releases hitting stores so far this year, following the launch of their own record label Weather Maker, locally.
Just when you thought Soundwave 2010 couldn’t get any bigger, organisers have announced the second round of acts for the massive rock-fest.
With early bird tickets selling out in frenetic pace the excitement is palpable for the general public on sale for Soundwave 2010.