Festival boss AJ Maddah accused the council of charging “almost 10 times” the usual amount.
And that’s not all…
There are too many to count, so here are a few of our favourites.
*curls up in the foetal position*
“At least they had a go.”
“If it was handled right — that festival would still be going.”
The rock and metal gods have answered our prayers.
Could Soundwave and Warped Tour make a comeback?
Despite recent events in the Aussie festival scene, organisers also say #heavymusicisaliveandwell
“I am thrilled to be heading up this passionate team of music lovers with a renewed core focus to work alongside our artists to continually develop and nurture their careers within Australia.”
Only one international act remains on the WestFest lineup.
“I know my friend had one of the TOP fests in the world & helped a ton of bands, me included.”
Fingers crossed we get something to make up for the loss of Soundwave.
It seem AJ Maddah was telling the truth when he said the fate of Soundwave was in the hands of the ticketing company.
“We were planning on coming to Australia, so why not round up the guys and figure out a way to come down anyway?”
A look over the series of events that resulted in Soundwave Festival’s demise.
Over 50 acts are owed a whole lotta’ coin.