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Mastodon, Baroness, Gojira Co-Headline Sidewaves Confirmed

Written by Greg Moskovitch on January 19, 2014

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 confirming separate shows for each band. After one follower asked the pertinent follow-up, “is this all on the one bill? Or 3 separate shows?” Maddah emphatically replied, “ONE SHOW.”

Asked about the chances of a co-headline show featuring Mastodon and Baroness back in November, Maddah replied, “How good would that be? I’ll give it a go!” Regarding Gojira, the Soundwave boss revealed that Melbourne and Sydney sideshows were “very likely.”

Official Sidewave announcements began last week, with Soundwave revealing a highly-anticipated co-headline tour featuring Korn and Rob Zombie, an Alter Bridge and Living Colour co-headline show, and headline tours from Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington and Placebo.

Last Friday, the long-awaited third lineup announcement for Soundwave Festival 2014 was made public, which saw eight new acts, including Richie Sambora, Filter, and I Killed The Prom Queen, added to the roster. Readers can stay up to date with all the Soundwave news at our special Feed.

Mastodon, Baroness and Gojira Sidewaves

Tickets on sale 9:00am AEDT Tuesday, 28th January

Tuesday, 24th February 2014 (Licensed All Ages)
UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney
Tix: Via Ticketek

Thursday, 25th February 2014 (18+)
The Palace, Melbourne
Tix: Via Ticketmaster

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