After what seems like an eternity of drip-feeding, the lineup for Soundwave Revolution is in. You know the majority of it, but who are the big names in the big announcement? How’s Van Halen, Bad Religion, Alice Cooper, Machine Head, Hole, Danzig grab you? There’s more freshly revealed acts too. Click below to expand this post and take a read. The tour kicks off in Brisbane on Saturday September 24th and winds up in Perth on Monday October 3rd.


BRISBANE – Saturday 24th September
SYDNEY – Sunday 25th September
MELBOURNE – Friday 30th September
ADELAIDE – Saturday 1st October
PERTH – Monday 3rd October

Main Stages
Van Halen – Alice Cooper – Bad Religion – Panic! At The Disco – Hole – Alter Bridge – All Time Low – Steel Panther – Sum 41 – Yellowcard – The Used – Hollywood Undead

Stage Three
Sisters Of Mercy – Dashboard Confessional – Face To Face – D.R.U.G.S – Thursday – Story Of The Year – Madina Lake – Four Year Strong – Relient K – Set Your Goals – Hellogoodbye – Funeral For A Friend – The Pretty Reckless

Stage Four
Machine Head – Danzig – Gojira – Hatebreed – Cro-Mags – Hellyeah – Unearth – Times Of Grace – Whitechapel – Kverletek – Watain – In This Moment – Holy Grail – Kevin Devine

Stage Five
The Damned Things – Every Time I Die – The Swellers – We Are The Ocean – Skindred – Street Dogs – The Acacia Strain – Zebrahead – Framing Hanley – Attack! Attack! (UK)

Stage Six
Devin Townsend Project – This Providence – Black Veil Brides – The Word Alive – The Dangerous Summer – We Are The In Crowd – Terrible Things – Versa Emerge – Make Do And Mend

* Thrice who were previously announced, have pulled out of the festival, expect a replacement announced soon.

Festival Members* pre-sale
Tuesday 24 May 9am, Brisbane AEST
Wednesday 25 May 9am, Sydney AEST
Thursday 26 May 9am, Melbourne AEST
Friday 27 May 9am, Adelaide (CST) and Perth (WST)

*To be eligible for the Soundwave Revolution members’ pre-sale you must be signed up to the mailing list on the Festival website or an existing member of Soundwave Festival.

General Public on sale
Thursday 2 June, 9am AEST
Through, Ticketek 132 849 and other retailers


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