Run to the hills! Soundwave 2011 lineup announced!

August 6, 2010
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Earlier this week the internet was abuzz with rumours and speculation over the line-up for 2011’s Soundwave Festival which will be touring Australia in February and March.

MusicVice can now confirm the official line-up announcement, as follows.

For those straining their eyes to see all those names, the full list is:

  1. 30 Seconds To Mars
  2. 36 Crazyfists
  3. A Skylit Drive
  4. Alesana
  5. All That Remains
  6. Anberlin
  7. Asking Alexandria
  8. Avenged Sevenfold
  9. Bayside
  10. Breathe Carolina
  11. Devildriver
  12. Dommin
  13. Every Avenue
  14. Foxy Shazam
  15. Gang Of Four
  16. New Found Glory
  17. Gaslight Anthem
  18. High On Fire
  19. I See Stars
  20. Ill Nino
  21. Iron Maiden
  22. Kylesa
  23. Less Than Jake
  24. Mad Caddies
  25. Mayday Parade
  26. Melvins
  27. Monster Magnet
  28. Mxpx
  29. Never Shout Never
  30. New Found Glory
  31. Nonpoint
  32. Pennywise
  33. Primus
  34. Protest The Hero
  35. Queens Of The Stone Age
  36. Rise To Remain
  37. Rob Zombie
  38. Sevendust
  39. Slash
  40. Slayer
  41. Social Distortion
  42. Stone Sour
  43. Sum 41
  44. Taking Dawn
  45. Terror
  46. The Ataris
  47. The Blackout
  48. The Bronx
  49. The Maine
  50. The Starting Line
  51. The Sword
  52. There For Tomorrow
  53. Third Eye Blind
  54. Trash Talk
  55. Veara

That’s right. IRON MAIDEN! SLASH! Add in Gaslight Anthem, Less Than Jake, The Melvins and Mad Caddies and this becomes a very exciting announcement indeed.

Dates:
26 Feb 2011 – Brisbane, Showgrounds
27 Feb 2011 – Sydney, Eastern Creek Raceway
4 Mar 2011 – Melbourne, Showgrounds
5 Mar 2011 – Adelaide, Bonython Park
7 Mar 2011 – Perth, Steel Blue Oval

Let us know what you think of the line-up! Who are you most psyched to see? Whose set will you skip for lunch? Leave us your comments below.

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2 Responses to Run to the hills! Soundwave 2011 lineup announced!

  1. James on August 7, 2010 at 1:25 am

    Maiden. Enough said.

    And I guess Terror MxPx New Found Glory Less Than Jake Mad Caddies Pennywise Gaslight Anthem. Excited about the acts still to be announced too.

  2. Michael Bowser on August 7, 2010 at 11:53 am

    Whoa! That’s one hell of a line-up!! I don’t normally bother with the hassle of these bloody festivals, but fuck me…Maiden, Primus, Rob Zombie, Melvins…may have to give it some serious consideration this time ’round..!!

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