Soundwave Adelaide 2013

There’s no doubt that since the announcement, everyone’s had this year’s Soundwave lineup drilled into their head. Metal royalty Metallica, genre defiers Linkin Park, everyone’s favourite punk band Blink-182, and nearly 70 other acts all secured this year’s festival to be a surefire hit. While fans could constantly post their...

Mindless Self Indulgence

Mindless Self Indulgence has never taken themselves too seriously. That’s a good thing, because if they did, their live gigs wouldn’t be half as fun as they. The techno-synth-industrial-whatever punk group pulled their usual act for the crowd, with frontman Jimmy Urine (real name is James Euringer) alternately loving and...

Mindless Self Indulgence Announce Soundwave 2013 Sidewaves

The four-headed and many-limbed beast that is Mindless Self Indulgence has woken up after a three year slumber to fuck up Australia with their ever unique brand of musical mayhem and stage-destroying live performances. Sweeping away fans and critics like a class of Satan High School kids on a field trip, and...

Start The Party

“Beastie Boys meets Andrew W.K. meets Dirty Sanchez” is how lead vocalist Sean Smith describes The Blackout’s new record Start The Party. This being their fourth studio album, it is definitely one of their strongest and boldest to date and will not disappoint. The LP is filled with Sean and...

Soundwave 2013 Lineup Gets Bigger With Slayer, Cypress Hill + More

Despite having more leaks than the Titanic, the initial lineup announcement for Soundwave 2013 still made an impact as big as the names that graced its bill. From pop punks Blink 182 and The Offspring to the apperance of two of ‘The Big Four’ in Metallica and Antrhax, to some of the more populist selections like...

More Bands Leaked For Soundwave 2013 Ahead Of 2nd Announcement

Of all the recent festival lineup announcements, like this morning’s Meredith lineup, the bill for Soundwave 2013 has been one of the worst kept secrets in the music industry. What with the likes of Blink 182 and The Offspring confirmed ahead of last week’s official announcement of the highly-anticipated Soundwave Festival lineup for its...

More Bands Leaked For Soundwave 2013, 2nd Announcement Next Week

Last week saw the official announcement of the highly-anticipated Soundwave Festival lineup for its 2013 iteration. With some surprises – such as two of ‘The Big Four’ in Metallica and Antrhax – some populist appearances (Linkin Park, Garbage, Paramore) and some that we already knew about (such as pop punksters...

Waiting For The Soundwave 2013 Lineup? You Won’t Have To Wait Long

With the Big Day Out announcing their 2013 lineup on Monday, which apart from headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Killers, is a decidedly indie-centric lineup (including Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, Sleigh Bells, Animal Collective et al.), all eyes have turned to Soundwave to provide a fix of...