Deftones' Chino Moreno | Image: Scott Legato/Getty

Good Things Announce Sideshows for Deftones, Gojira, The Story So Far and More

Good Things festival is set to take place along the east coast this December. As the dates draw nearer, organisers have revealed a slew of sideshows coinciding with the run, with the likes of Deftones, Gojira, Millencolin, Soulfly and many others announcing headline gigs.

Deftones will play their sole sideshow at Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide on Wednesday, 30th November, while Gojira will play shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane joined by Lacuna Coil. Millencolin will play sideshows in Melbourne and Brisbane and Soulfly will perform in Melbourne and Sydney.

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Sleeping with Sirens will play sideshows in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane joined by local acts The Beautiful Monument and Bad/Love. Ukrainian metalcore act Jinjer will play shows in Sydney and Melbourne joined by Earth Caller and Future Static.

Californian pop-punk outfit The Story So Far will play two Victorian shows – one in Melbourne, one in Belgrave – where they’ll be joined by Melbourne hardcore band AWOL. Electric Callboy have announced headline dates in Melbourne and Sydney. For those, they’ll be joined by Japan’s Paledusk, Dregg (in Melbourne) and Clay J Gladstone (in Sydney).

Crunkcore flagbearers 3OH!3 will play one headline show, at Stay Gold in Melbourne on Thursday, 1st December, while emo rapper jxdn will play gigs in Sydney and Melbourne. The double bill of Nova Twins and Blood Command rounds out the raft of sideshows announcements, with the two bands playing at Sydney’s Crowbar on Wednesday, 30th November.

Nova Twins
Nova Twins | Image: Leon Neal/Getty

Tickets for all shows go on sale Wednesday, 9th November at 9am local time. There’s a pre-sale kicking off on Tuesday, 8th November at 10am local time that you can sign up for here.

Good Things 2022 will kick off on Friday, 2nd December at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. It’ll head to Sydney’s Centennial Park the following day, and wrap up on Sunday, 4th December at Brisbane Showgrounds. In addition to the aforementioned acts, this year’s lineup includes Bring Me the Horizon, NOFX, the legendary TISM‘s first shows in almost two decades, The Amity Affliction and more. Tickets are on sale now.

Good Things 2022 Sideshows


  • Wednesday, 30th November – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide

Gojira (w/ Lacuna Coil)

  • Tuesday, 29th November – Roundhouse, Sydney
  • Thursday, 1st December – Forum Theatre, Melbourne


  • Wednesday, 30th November – 170 Russell, Melbourne
  • Monday, 5th December – The Tivoli, Brisbane


  • Thursday, 1st December – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne
  • Tuesday, 6th December – Manning Bar, Sydney

Sleeping with Sirens (w/ The Beautiful Monument, Bad/Love)

  • Wednesday, 30th November – The Gov, Adelaide
  • Thursday, 1st December – Max Watts, Melbourne
  • Tuesday, 6th December – The Triffid, Brisbane

Jinjer (w/ Earth Caller, Future Static)

  • Wednesday, 30th November – Manning Bar, Sydney
  • Thursday, 1st December – Corner Hotel, Melbourne

The Story So Far (w/ AWOL)

  • Wednesday, 30th November – Stay Gold, Melbourne
  • Thursday, 1st December – Sooki Lounge, Belgrave

Electric Callboy (w/ Paledusk, Dregg [Melb], Clay J Gladstone [Syd])

  • Wednesday, 30th November – Max Watts, Melbourne
  • Thursday, 1st December – Factory Theatre, Sydney


  • Thursday, 1st December – Stay Gold, Melbourne


  • Tuesday, 29th November – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
  • Wednesday, 30th November – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne

Nova Twins, Blood Command

  • Wednesday, 30th November – Crowbar, Sydney

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