International news roundup
Is this the closest Aus punk and metal fans will ever get to the illustrious lineups of heavy music festivals in European and the US?
MSI are MIA, Mike Patton yells at cameraman, a man in a wheelchair crowd surfs, and Metallica excel at being Metallica. All this and more in our wrap-up of Soundwave Melbourne.
“Garbage love their fans just as much, if not more, than their fans love them.”
Soundwave boss AJ Maddah has cleared up the confusion about Garbage's cancellation at yesterday's festival in Sydney.
Attempting to squeeze as much out of Soundwave as possible it keeps coming down to decisions between punk bands and metal bands, and several times it’s the metal bands that win.
Garbage will be playing two sidewave gigs while they're in Australia for the Soundwave festival.
We can stop watching AJ's Twitter feed - the official 2013 Soundwave lineup has landed!
May tis the month for vague tour confirmations, with Garbage, Best Coast and more confirming Aussie visits.
And they said this day would never come.