After the cancellation of the Soundwave Revolution Festival last week, punk, metal and hardcore fans finally have somethign to look forward to with the announcement by promoter AJ Maddah of new ‘mini-festivals’ which will have a number of the bands originally intended to play Soundwave Revolution performing. Naming them ‘Counter-Revolutions’, the shows for Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide have been announced, with 15 – 20 of the 60 bands booked for Soundwave Revolution playing these shows. Sydney and Perth Counter-Revolutions will be announced next week. These shows will also be in addition to headline shows to be announced by Whitechapel, The Word Alive, Skindred, Watain and Alter Bridge. A number of the Soundwave Revolution bands have been moved to Soundwave 2012.

Soundwave Counter-Revolution mini-fest lineup:

Panic At The Disco
All Time Low
Yellowcard
Story Of The Year
Face To Face
The Damned Things
Set Your Goals
Funeral For A Friend
Hellogoodbye
D.R.U.G.S
The Pretty Reckless
Young Guns
This Providence
Go Radio
Make Do And Mend
Alesana
The Swellers
We Are The In Crowd
Terrible Things

Tickets are $103.05 – on sale now through Oztix

Counter-Revolution Mini Festival:
Brisbane: The Riverstage – Saturday 24th September, All Ages
Sydney – TBC – Sunday 25th September
Melbourne: Sidney Myer Music Bowl – Friday 30th September, All Ages
Adelaide: Showgrounds – Sunday 2nd October, All Ages