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Soundwave Festival Marred By Flare Disfigurement, Fire

Posted by on February 25, 2013

Sydney’s Soundwave 2013 festival was marred by fire this past weekend, as at least one concertgoer smuggled magnesium flares into the festival. One was set off during Bring me the Horizon’s set, causing a girl to get severely burned. Aside from that, another flare was lit during during the set, igniting a fire on one […]

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CKY Replaces Deron Miller With Year Long Disaster’s Daniel Davies

Posted by on March 19, 2012

For the past year, the future of CKY seemed to be up in the air. Tension between vocalist/guitarist Deron Miller and his bandmates seemed to be high, and it appeared that CKY’s Christmas show and Soundwave appearances in Australia were going to be their last. As it turns out, though, CKY will continue on… without […]

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Mastodon Have No Qualms With System Of A Down

Posted by on March 7, 2012

When reading the headline above, you may ask yourself “Wait, when was there ever bad blood between Mastodon and System Of A Down?” Well, rumors started to spread about tension after an altercation between Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, System Of A Down’s Shavo Odadjian, and musician William Hudson took place after the 2007 MTV Video Music […]

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Video: Gojira Perform “Of Blood And Salt” With Devin Townsend And Meshuggah’s Fredrick Thordendal

Posted by on March 6, 2012

Remember that Sea Shepard EP Gojira have been working on for a while now? Well, it turns out that we’ll have to wait even longer to hear it. Not only is the band’s focus on releasing their new record (and first via Roadrunner Records), but drummer Mario Duplantier recently revealed that problems keep popping up, […]

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Video: Coal Chamber Perform First Shows Since Reuniting

Posted by on February 27, 2012

Back in September, Coal Chamber announced that they would be reforming for this year’s Australian Soundwave Festival. And this past weekend, the reunited nu-metal group performed their first shows together (including off dates with Marilyn Manson) in almost ten years. However, it hasn’t been all smooth sailing for Coal Chamber down under. Drummer Mikey “Bug” […]

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Hole Pull Out Of Australia’s Soundwave Festival Because Of Limp Bizkit

Posted by on October 19, 2011

Australia’s Soundwave Festival brings a lot of rock, metal, and punk bands together on the same bill. However, apparently Courtney Love wasn’t all too pleased to find out who her band Hole was being billed under in the 2012 lineup. Hole have reportedly pulled out of this coming year’s Soundwave Festival after finding out that […]

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Coal Chamber To Reform For Australian Soundwave Shows

Posted by on September 26, 2011

Earlier this month, Dez Fafara (now of Devildriver) said that he’d be willing to do a few shows with his former Coal Chamber bandmates. Well it looks like it took no time for the nu metal group to book a couple of reunion shows. Fafara has confirmed that Coal Chamber will be reforming specifically for […]

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Another Update: Tom Araya Has Vertigo

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Since being sent to the hospital this past Sunday (February 27), which forced Slayer to cancel their Soundwave Festival appearance in Sydney, Australia at the last minute, we’ve been receiving minor updates about singer/bassist Tom Araya’s condition. Today, though, we hear word from Araya’s wife Sandra that he was diagnosed with vertigo. Mrs. Araya posted […]

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Update: Tom Araya Starting To Feel Better; Awaiting Test Results

Posted by on February 28, 2011

Yesterday, we reported on how Slayer singer and bassist Tom Araya was taken to a hospital, forcing the band to cancel their appearance at the Soundwave Festival in Sydney, Australia. Not much was known about what caused Araya’s sudden illness. However, later on in the day, Araya’s wife Sandra provided an update about her husband’s […]

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Slayer Cancel Soundwave Appearance As Araya Falls Ill

Posted by on February 27, 2011

Slayer just can’t catch a break lately. Minutes before they were set to take the stage to headline the Soundwave Festival in Sydney, Australia, singer and bassist Tom Araya was taken to a hospital, forcing the band to cancel their appearance. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the band showed up at the venue mid-afternoon, […]

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