Finally! I hear you Australians say. A tour announcement we can all get excited about! Soundwave Touring have brought together two of your favourites and will be thrusting both Taking Back Sunday and New Found Glory around your fine land as soon as April.

Tickets for this incredible double header go on sale on Friday the 20th of January at 9am and you shouldn’t waste a minute! Snap them up as fast as you can!

05.04 – The Tivoli, Brisbane. 18+
07.04 – Big Top- Luna Park, Sydney. LIC AA & &
08.04 – Festival Hall, Melbourne. Unlicensed & Licensed areas
10.04  – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide. LIC AA


The final listing of all Sidewave shows for the epic Soundwave Festival. More information can be found on the soundwave website and tickets for the shows can be purchased from here.

A Day To Remember with The Used and You Me At Six
27.02 – Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane LIC AA
28.02 – Roundhouse, Sydney LIC AA

Lostprophets with Kids In Glass Houses and Versaemerge
28.02 – Metro Theatre, Sydney LIC AA
01.03 – Billboard, Melbourne 18+

Dashboard Confessional [Chris Carrabba Solo] with Jack’s Mannequin and Relient K
27.02 – Manning Bar, Sydney 18+
29.02 – Prince of Wales, Melbourne 18+

Thursday [Playing ‘Full Collapse’ in their final headlining shows] with Saves The Day and Circa Survive
27.02 – Metro Theatre, Sydney  LIC AA
29.02 – Billboard, Melbourne 18+

Enter Shikari with Letlive and Your Demise
28.02 – Billboard, Melbourne 18+
29.02 – Metro Theatre, Sydney LIC AA

Bad Religion with Strung Out, Street Dogs and The Menzingers
27.02 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne 18+
29.02 – Big Top Luna Park, Sydney

System of A Down
28.02 – Entertainment Centre, Sydney LIC AA
29.02 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne LIC AA

Slipknot with Trivium
27.02 – Entertainment Centre, Sydney LIC AA
01.03 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne LIC AA

Bush with Staind and Cherri Bomb
27.02 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney LIC AA
01.03 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne 18+

Marilyn Manson with Coal Chamber, Wednesday13 and Motionless In White
24.02 – Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane LIC AA
29.02 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney LIC AA
06.03 – Metro City, Perth 18+ [Only Wednesday13 as support]

Hatebreed with Cro-Mags, Biohazard and Hell Yeah
28.02 – Panthers, Newcastle AA
29.02 – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne 18+

Machine Head with Chimaira, Shadows Fall and Time of Grace
28.02 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne 18+
29.02 – Roundhouse, Sydney LIC AA

Lamb of God with In Flames and The Black Dahlia Murder
28.02 – Eaton Hill Hotel, Brisbane LIC AA
01.03 – UC Refectory, Canberra LIC AA

Mastodon with Gojira and Kvelertak
27.02 – Billboard, Melbourne 18+ SOLD OUT
01.03 – The Hi-Fi, Sydney LIC AA

Alter Bridge with Steel Panther
28.02 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney LIC AA SOLD OUT
29.02 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne 18+ SOLD OUT


25.02 – RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane
26.02 – Olympic Park, Sydney
02-03 – Showgrounds, Melbourne
03.03 – Bonython Park, Adelaide
05.03 – Claremont Showground, Perth

All shows are licensed/all ages

Tickets for all dates can be purchases from here and also via Oztix outlets and Ticketek

All Sidewave Shows Announced

Full Line-up:

System Of A Down 
| Slipknot 
| Limp Bizkit | Marilyn Manson | A Day To Remember | Bush | Machine Head | Lamb Of God | Bad Religion | Mastodon | Trivium | Alter Bridge | In Flames | Lostprophets | Staind | Angels & Airwaves | The Used | Cobra Starship | Wednesday 13 | You Me At Six | Devin Townsend Project | Coal Chamber | Unearth | Unwritten Law | Strung Out | Dashboard Confessional | Thursday | Dillinger Escape Plan | Raised Fist | Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society | Saves The Day | Underoath | Circa Survive | Steel Panther | The Black Dahlia Murder | Kids In Glass Houses | Meshuggah | The Pretty Reckless | Cathedral | Shadows Fall | Tonight Alive | Jack’s Mannequin | Fireworks | Zebrahead | Enter Shikari | The Sisters Of Mercy | Four Year Strong | Black Veil Brides | Madina Lake | Forever The Sickest Kids | Hatebreed | Biohazard | Motionless In White | Break Even / Heaven Shall Burn | Cky | Times Of Grace | Street Dogs | Dragonforce | Kvelertak | Gojira | Letlive | Hellyeah | Cro-Mags | Your Demise | Kittie | A Rocket To The Moon | The Ready Set | The Menzingers | Dream On Dreamer | Attack! Attack! (Uk) | Dredg | In This Moment | The Smoking Hearts | The Summer Set | The Cab | Black Tide | Hyro Da Hero | Holy Grail | Relient K | Versaemerge | These Kids Wear Crowns | Conditions | Heroes For Hire / Kill Hannah | Chimaira | Watain | The Dangerous Summer | Royal Republic | I Am The Avalanche | Framing Hanley | River City Extension | Turisas | Cherri Bomb


A host of new bands have been added to the somewhat mysterious aussie-based project Soundwave Revolution. The Damned Things, In This Moment, The SwellersEvery Time I Die, Four Year Strong, This Providence and Madina Lake are just a few of the latest additions. We still don’t know much about the tour/festival, but it sure does sound exciting!

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Word on the street is that Soundwave Touring; the brains behind the epic Aussie Summer tour that is Soundwave are in the midst of creating a new festival: Soundwave Revolution. The company seem to be rather tight-lipped on the project thus far, but word has spread on the internet and gained their facebook page an impressive 9,000+ followers already. The only band thus far confirmed is CtrlAltRock favourites Young Guns. Stay tuned for more info!


American guys There For Tomorrow are a band on a mission.. And they’re about to bring that mission blazing through Australia on Soundwave festival, also treating fans to side shows with Sum 41, The Blackout and Veara in Melbourne and Sydney. We were lucky enough to have a bit of a heart to heart with guitarist and vocalist, the eloquent and charming Maika Maile before they hit the Aussie shores… read more.


SOUNDWAVE is back for 2011 and heavier than ever! The line-up is as epic as one would expect from arguably the biggest alternative festival on the Australian circuit, featuring UK metal gods Iron Maiden headlining. They’ll be joined by an all star line up including The Gaslight Anthem, Slash, The Bronx, New Found Glory, The Ataris, 30 Seconds to Mars, The Maine, Social Distortion, The Blackout and many, many, many more.

Soundwave will be hitting all major cities around Australia:

Brisbane – 26th February
Sydney – Sunday 27th February
Melbourne – Friday 4th March
Adelaide – Saturday 5th March
Perth – Monday 7th March

For more details, tickets and the ever growing list of Sidewave shows, check out