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Tag Archives: Soundwave Festival

Soundwave 2016 officially cancelled

Posted by on December 17, 2015

When we last checked in with the Soundwave festival a few days ago, things didn’t look too good. AJ Maddah had already said that the Fest was off for 2017, and Bring Me the Horizon had said that they weren’t 100% confirmed for the fest in 2016. When pressed on whether or not he could […]

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Steve Carell, Jim Carrey get metal treatment from Monuments

Posted by on February 5, 2015

If the Internet and social media have taught us one thing, it’s that people can come up with just about any idea in the name of making humorous viral video. Musicians, or otherwise, are no exception. British progressive metal/djent band Monuments toured North America with Devin Townsend Project and Animals As Leaders last fall, and will begin their 2015 touring […]

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Greg from Dillinger Escape Plan has opinions about Fall Out Boy

Posted by on December 22, 2014

While Fall Out Boy originated from the Chicago hardcore and punk scene, they very quickly became the poster boys for emo, and have since evolved into a full-on pop band. That the band are playing over Judas Priest at Australia’s Soundwave Festival early next year doesn’t really sit well with Greg Puciato. The Dillinger Escape […]

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Here’s how Thy Art Is Murder got (temporarily) kicked off Soundwave

Posted by on February 24, 2014

The big story at this past weekend’s Soundwave Festival turned out to be fellow Australians Thy Art is Murder’s rallying cry for their audience to join them onstage. And while it was enough for the festival’s booker to initially throw them off the festival and tour, after an apology, the band were allowed back on. Now, […]

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Watch Footage of Suicide Silence Playing Their First Show With Eddie Hermida

Posted by on February 24, 2014

Here’s a story with a little less drama out of Soundwave Festival over the weekend. There’s fan-filmed footage of Suicide Silence returning to the stage with new vocalist Eddie Hermida. The footage above features the band playing “You Only Live Once”, and while the fan who was filming was pretty far from the stage, the […]

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Thy Art Is Murder Fans Storm The Stage At Soundwave Festival

Posted by on February 24, 2014

We’ve covered jumping off of stages and jumping off of balconies recently, so why don’t we also talk about charging the stage en masse? Over the weekend at Soundwave Festival in Brisbane, Australia, Thy Art Is Murder allegedly challenged the crowd to push through security and hop onstage. Naturally, the crowd obliged as you can see […]

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Jason Newsted unveils new video, possibly cancels Australian tour dates

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Above, you can see Jason Newsted’s new video for “As the Crow Flies.” Speaking of flying though, it doesn’t look like the former Metallica bassist and his band will be making the trip to Australia for the Soundwave Festival dates. This is the latest volley in a back and forth with the Australian festival that […]

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UPDATE: Megadeth cancels Australian dates, while Newsted announces shows with Testament

Posted by on February 9, 2014

Megadeth found themselves in a bit of drama down under after Australian festival Soundwave’s organizers claimed the band requested that former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted’s band not play a show with them. Dave Mustaine was quick to deny that claim. However, in a weird turn of events, Megadeth has announced they are canceling all of […]

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Did Megadeth kick Newsted off Sidewave shows?

Posted by on February 5, 2014

From the look of the Big 4 shows a few years back, any bad blood between Metallica and Megadeth was water under the bridge. That seemed to be confirmed when Newsted was selected as one of the bands to play Megadeth’s Gigantour last year. However, according to the organizers of the Australian Sidewave festival shows […]

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Twelve Foot Ninja Talks About Periphery Connection, Aspirations For The U.S.

Posted by on April 9, 2013

Twelve Foot Ninja has taken their home country of Australia by storm with their debut full-length Silent Machine. While the album has yet to be properly released in the U.S., the group’s unique style of prog metal (imagine Mr. Bungle infused with elements of djent) has already caught the attention of many American fans, including […]

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