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Soundwave confirms 2008 lineup

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The Offspring and Incubus will return to our shares next year to head a bumper bill for the Soundwave festival in February and March.

After the success of the first Soundwave earlier this year, organisers have expanded the festival’s itinerary to include dates in all five mainland state capitals, kicking off in Brisbane on Saturday February 23.

A whoppinh 29 international acts will line up for the festival this summer, Including Social Distortion, Killswitch Engage, Saosin, Motion City Soundtrack and The Matches and plenty more. There will also be a local flavour to each event, with more acts to be confirmed in the coming months.

Soundwave Festival 2008:

Saturday February 23: Brisbane Riverstage & Parklands
Earlybird tickets on sale October 25

Sunday February 24: Sydney Park
Earlybird tickets on sale October 26

Friday February 29: Flemington Showgrounds, Melbourne
Earlybird tickets on sale October 27

Saturday March 1: Bonython Park, Adelaide
Earlybird tickets on sale October 28

Monday March 3: Bassendean Oval, Perth
Earlybird tickets on sale October 28

Confirmed lineup:

The Offspring
Social Distortion
Killswitch Engage
Coheed and Cambria
As I Lay Dying
Shadows Fall
From Autumn to Ashes
Bleeding Through
Still Remains
Divine Heresy
Fall of Troy
Motion City Soundtrack
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Plain White Ts
Jim Ward (Sparta)
Scary Kids Scaring Kids
Boys Like Girls
Mindless Self Indulgence
The Dear Hunter
Arthur Ace Enders (Early November)
All Time Low
The Starting Line
Devin Devine
The Receiving End of Sirens
Haste the Day
Dan Nigro (As Tall as Lions)
My American Heart
Madina Lake
The Matches
Envy On the Coast

For full ticketing details, stay tuned to the gig guide here at FasterLouder and the festival’s official site, www.soundwavefestival.com.