Soundwave 2014


Soundwave WA Bar Operator Altered State Declared Insolvent

Correction: We previously named Altered State as promoters for the Perth leg of Soundwave Festival, as reported in The West Australian. Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has contacted Music Feeds to say “it is the bar operator in WA that is declared insolvent due to legal action by SW. They are not and have never been […]


Experience The Soundwave Tour As Korn

Soundwave is the day that Australian fans of heavy music spend the year dreaming about, so it’s only right that some may experience a withdrawal symptom or two after the tour’s conclusion. Well Korn are here to save the day, with a 23-minute doco following their Soundwave 2014 journey. The documentary, presented by drummer Ray […]


Soundwave Lose $10,000 Bond Over Excessive Noise

Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has forfeited a $10,000 bond after it was found that last month’s Soundwave event in Adelaide exceeded noise restrictions. The ABC reports that Council monitoring revealed that one stage exceeded the 110 decibel sound limit for 70 percent of the day and evening. The all-day heavy metal, punk, and hard rock […]


AJ Maddah Says Keeping Perth Soundwave Would Kill Festival

Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has revealed via Twitter that keeping the now cancelled Perth leg of the Soundwave festival would have meant losing the festival altogether. Last week, Maddah said that he was “devastated” to lose the Perth event, but that it had become financially unviable. Addressing a fan who asked if anything could be […]

Gig Reviews

The Dillinger Escape Plan – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne 27/02/14

Since Monday, Melbourne had been playing host to a raft of cutting edge, boundary-pushing bands, all here for the annual Soundwave Festival. A band that fits securely in this aforementioned contingent of boundary-pushers was tonight’s headline act, The Dillinger Escape Plan. A screeching barrage of distortion had been building tension and the time finally arrived […]

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