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Rise Against To Return To Australia Twice In 2015

AJ Maddah, the man behind Soundwave Festival, has confirmed that Rise Against will be visiting Australian shores not once, but twice next year. According to Maddah, the Chicago punk-rock outfit will tour Australia in support of another act, before returning for their own headline tour later in the year.

Soundwave Festival 2015 Lineup And Ticket Info – Brisbane Showgrounds, Queensland

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. The Soundwave 2015 lineup is massive, and there’s no doubt about it. After months of speculations and rumours, Promoter AJ Maddah has reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out a stellar lineup of hard rock heavyweights from the last 25 years. Leading the charge are Faith No More, Slipknot, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson and Slash.

Soundwave Festival 2015 Lineup And Ticket Info – Bonython Park, Adelaide, South Australia

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. The Soundwave 2015 lineup is massive, and there’s no doubt about it. After months of speculations and rumours, Promoter AJ Maddah has reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out a stellar lineup of hard rock heavyweights from the last 25 years. Leading the charge are Faith No More, Slipknot, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson and Slash.

Soundwave 2015 Releases Two More Acts: Patent Pending & Butcher Babies

The Soundwave 2015 First Wave is slowly but surely coming together. On Monday, Japanese metalcore act Coldrain were confirmed to join the bill, and now, US pop-punkers Patent Pending and LA-based metal act Butcher Babies have been added to the ever-expanding lineup.

Adelaide City Council Trying To Get Rid Of Soundwave 2015?

Soundwave Promoter AJ Maddah has taken to Twitter to call on fans to show their support in light of the Adelaide City Council (ACC) ‘Your Say Adelaide’ forum page.

According to Maddah, the ACC are looking to “get rid of Soundwave 2015” and have refused to give the festival the go ahead until they are satisfied with the feedback they receive from the public, concerning the lease proposal, on their ‘Your Say Adelaide’ page.

Warped Tour Australia Will Not Return In 2014

Despite the general consensus, any plans for Vans Warped Tour Australia 2014 have been scratched. Promoter AJ Maddah confirmed the news via Twitter, saying only the US leg of the predominantly pop punk and hardcore festival would go ahead.

Soundwave Festival – Second Line Up Announcement

The second lineup for Soundwave Festival 2014 has been dropped, leaving a legion of fans drooling at the prospect of moshing it hardcore.

Soundwave 2015 – Who To Watch Out For On Day One

Six days ago, AJ Maddah unleashed the first Soundwave 2015 lineup unto the world. Then came the stream of status updates on social media, which saw punters divided in criticising or applauding Maddah for what he was able to pull out of his promoter hat.

Featuring big names such as Faith No More, Soundgarden, Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Slash, Fall Out Boy, and many more, the hard and heavy festival is now a spread over two days – to minimise clashes and optimise “dark time.” Kicking off in Adelaide and Melbourne, Soundwave will then move to Sydney and Brisbane the following weekend.

Soundwave Festival 2015 Lineup And Ticket Info – Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. The Soundwave 2015 lineup is massive, and there’s no doubt about it. After months of speculations and rumours, Promoter AJ Maddah has reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out a stellar lineup of hard rock heavyweights from the last 25 years. Leading the charge are Faith No More, Slipknot, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson and Slash.

Soundwave Festival 2015 Lineup And Ticket Info – Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. The Soundwave 2015 lineup is massive, and there’s no doubt about it. After months of speculations and rumours, Promoter AJ Maddah has reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out a stellar lineup of hard rock heavyweights from the last 25 years. Leading the charge are Faith No More, Slipknot, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson and Slash.

Soundwave Festival 2015 – First Artist Announcement

After much speculation from fans, and the media alike, Japanese metalcore outfit Coldrain have been confirmed to join the Soundwave 2015 lineup.

Festival boss AJ Maddah has confirmed several acts for the hard and heavy festival, including local hardcore band Confession, and progressive metal act Ne Obliviscaris. However, the announcement of Coldrain is the first official confirmation for next year’s lineup.

Soundwave Festival 2015 Will Be Held Over Two Days

Despite the controversy surrounding the Big Day Out Festival, Soundwave Festival 2015 is going ahead, and it will be held over two mammoth days.

AJ Maddah confirmed that the hard and heavy rock festival will return next year, and it’ll be held for two days in each city, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Big Day Out 2015 Cancelled!

Big Day Out, one of Australia’s biggest and oldest music festivals, will not go ahead in 2015. The shock revelation comes following Big Day Out promoter AJ Maddah stepping down as Director of the much-loved festival and transferring his 50% stake to US company C3 Presents, thus making the Texan-owned company the sole owners of the iconic Australian festival.

Vans Warped Tour Australia 2013 – Adelaide

We reported a couple of days ago that the Vans Warped Tour was set to announce its awesome line up for its 2013 Australian edition.

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