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Soundwave 2013 lineup -Confirmations, LikelyAdditions and Ruled Out Bands

THE OFFICIAL SOUNDWAVE 2013 LINEUP HAS BEEN RELEASED

Updated – 7th August:

The Soundwave 2013 lineup announcement will be the subject of rumours and wild speculation right up until the moment it’s unveiled and that’s just the way the festival likes it.

Festival boss AJ Maddah has been very busy feeding the rumour mill and his Twitter addiction and we’re been keeping a close eye on the lineup hints that he has been dropping.

Plenty of bands have been ruled out (including every band from Soundwave 2012) and a few already confirmed, but it can be difficult to keep up on all the latest news so we’ve put it all together here in a list that will be updated as new announcements and hints are revealed. Knowing Maddah that means that this story will be updated almost daily in the long lead up to the official announcement.

Maddah has also confirmed the Soundwave 2013 tour dates telling fans back in May that “We start Feb 23 in Brisbane, 24 in Sydney and so on.”

Soundwave 2013 dates

Saturday 23rd February – Brisbane
Sunday 24th February – Sydney
Friday 1st March – Melbourne
Saturday 2nd March – Adelaide
Monday 4th March – Perth

We've split the bands into the categories based on Maddah's comments, however this is only a guide. Nothing is 100% official until Soundwave HQ confirms it, but don't let that stop you from getting a little excited.

The lineup is expected to be announced in early to mid-August and will feature roughly 50 acts. Maddah has told fans that they should have their cash ready to buy tickets on August 15th and the he the announcement will be made on August 8th.

Confirmed

All Time Low
Fozzy (Earlier comment here)
The Chariot (Confirmed by the band's singer on his tumblr)
Blink-182
Of Mice and Men
Woe is Me
Stone Sour (Comment from Maddah here and here)
Cancer Bats
Blood on the Dancefloor
('confirmed' by the band, but AJ Maddah had repeatedly said that he has 'not started booking that far down the bill')
Kingdom of Sorrow
The Blackout (Now in doubt due to the guitarist's wedding plans)
Six Feet Under (Won't be playing on the main stage)

Very Likely

Sleeping With Sirens (Earlier comments here here , here, here and here)
4Arm
Orange Goblin

Likely

Tenacious D (Comments from AJ here and here)
Deaf Havana
Vanna
Living With Lions
Kyuss Lives
Pure Love
Dir En Grey (Earlier Dir En Grey comment)
Miss May I (As We Came as Romans and The Devil Wears Prada are ruled out)
GWAR
Ghost
As I Lay Dying
Sparks the Resuce
Whitechapel
Living With Lions
Every Avenue

Read on for the 'Possible', 'Unlikely and 'Ruled Out' bands.

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01seb

01seb said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Interesting....I thought they might headline

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Oh fuck. The hessians have taken over if that's true. That audience will be more disgusting than a Limp Bizkit crowd.

snapcrackleROCK

snapcrackleROCK said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Only if AJ believes in liberty and justice for all.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Wow, leaked poster! Can't wait!

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/s720x720/625637_455561141132735_1837391226_n.jpg

bjw1

bjw1 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

so it's Metallica, Linkin Park & Blink-182?

this is plausible, I remember reading a twitter conversation between AJ & an angry metal head about Blink-182 'headlining'. AJ said something along the lines of "never you mind, I think you'll be at another stage watching something far heavier"

snapcrackleROCK

snapcrackleROCK said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Blink + Link + Offspring = the budget, dontcha think?

I doubt he'd have enough let over to afford a bigger (and good) band??

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Maybe Fear Factory will play against Blink? They are the heaviest band I've ever seen.

http://www.metalinjection.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/fearfactorynew2.jpg

snapcrackleROCK

snapcrackleROCK said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Forget band - that guy third from the left is one of the heaviest dudes I've ever seen.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

http://static.fjcdn.com/comments/+_d00e05f5959caefb73e2a2b90d8b743c.jpg

...I still love ya, snappy.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Woooooooooooooooooooooshhhhhhhh.

Fake Plastic Android

Fake Plastic Android said on the 7th Aug, 2012

...and here I was thinking the pic probably wasn't even necessary for the joke to be a success.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



why. i was right about linkin park, who says i'm not about this.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 7th Aug, 2012







Sure you were right about them

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Totes fake - everyone knows Chumbawumba just broke up - they're not due for a reunion tour for another 5 years.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

I can back up Greggy on his Linkin Park claim.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Everyone claimed Linkin Park would be playing Soundwave.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012





if someone else overlooks the trollface underneath that sequence of posts they're getting the fucking skull caved in.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



it wasn't a claim, it was the passing of factual information.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Factual information without any source. Totally legit.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



i have a source, i just don't need to tell you that.

BC knows my source :D

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Oh, well that totally answers all of my doubts. I don't know why I ever questioned you in the first place

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 7th Aug, 2012

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_2cynbmcOtnA/TPPw0zwaCTI/AAAAAAAABsQ/CgSIXKSFRjA/s1600/sarcasm_detector.jpg

This baby is off the charts!

Fake Plastic Android

Fake Plastic Android said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Dang! Was just about to post a pic of Comic Book Guy after that post by Ramone.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

My question is why people are getting their panties in a twist at Gregg for saying he was told who was headlining?

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 7th Aug, 2012

The fact that he's boasting about it and acting like some kind of industry insider is pretty c[size=2]unty.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

if you would have asked me i would have told you. i don't know what the rules are about posting shit like that. all BC and Jose had to do was ask me in private and i told them both straight away.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



yeah but i told chair and laks on sunday when i first said it.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

also i am c[size=2]unty. that was never up for discussion.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 7th Aug, 2012



The fact you posted the whole "na-na-na-na-na, I know and you don't" thing in the first place was an uncharacteristic dick move.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



-___________________________________________________________________________-"

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Yeah but it's Gregg, so who cares.

batdan

batdan said on the 7th Aug, 2012

I would like to know, can I please have a private massage gregg?

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

For what it's worth i.e. nothing.

http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z349/Berlinchair101/497.png
Please ignore my retarded lack of question mark. I was watching Batman, so my hands were sweaty.

EDIT: lol 69

Stefan Beck

Stefan Beck said on the 7th Aug, 2012

"I was watching Batman, so my hands were sweaty"

You'll have to speak up, I'm wearing a towel.

batdan

batdan said on the 7th Aug, 2012

What about my massage?

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Everybody did ask you. YET YOU DIDN'T TELL.

I deleted the second half of your message. Makes it easier for me to criticise you.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

you didn't ask me, you asked gregg.

deanoss

deanoss said on the 7th Aug, 2012

anyone read nui te koha mention fasterlouder in his regular sunday "whats hot" thingamabob?

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

haha yes, he loves grattan.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



dude it's on my facebook... i was going to tag you. hold on.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/s720x720/600046_10151978584275707_226283536_n.jpg

grattan

grattan said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Dude I don't check your Facebook every day!

Amazing. Simply amazing.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

i knew i should have tagged, but i didn't want to make it awkward in case there was some bitterness, but he said he met you at splendour or whatever, and i said yeah tom is the king of snark.

grattan

grattan said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Nah, I've never met him so if he says I told him I'd be touring "early next year" it's not true.

Stefan Beck

Stefan Beck said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Nui actually met me.

I claim to be Grattan at music festivals to get poontang.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012



oh he said he met the editor of fasterlouder backstage at splendour and that he was very nice. did sarah get a haircut?

Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 7th Aug, 2012



I claim to be Grattan at music festivals to get poontang.

Has it ever worked?

grattan

grattan said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Nui actually met me.

I claim to be Grattan at music festivals to get poontang.

This will not work for you.



I think he might have met Tim (Sound Alliance's Editorial Director) guess he mixed us up.

Stefan Beck

Stefan Beck said on the 7th Aug, 2012



60% of the time it works every time.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

next week on fl: An open letter to: Nui Te Koha.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Too many colons.

Three because Nui is an arse lololol

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Followed by In Defense Of: An Open Letter To Nui Te Koha

Followed by: Place Your Bets: Most Likely FB Comments On In Defense Of: An Open Letter To Nui Te Koha

Followed by: AJ Maddah: Has lunch, claims it was "tasty"

Next month of FL features sorted.

shazie

shazie said on the 7th Aug, 2012



So if the linkin park thing holds true, despite countless people hating them, you must've noticed some posts on FL about people liking their live show? I don't think they're a universally hated band on here, just mostly.


Anyways, if true I'm ready for my cunt punch Jose.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Aug, 2012

I'm sorry, I'll hand out a survey next time :p

loudQUIETloud

loudQUIETloud said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Fozzy confirmed.
https://twitter.com/iamnotshouting/status/232798588940464129

grattan

grattan said on the 7th Aug, 2012

All Time Low added.

And according to Hot Damn! ‏- Soundwave 2013 Headliners: Blink 182 Linkin Park The Offspring Paramore

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 7th Aug, 2012

http://images.t-nation.com/forum_images/b/d/bdfb5_ORIG-5df78_ORIG_cringe.gif

craig123

craig123 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

please be lieing grattan ... just this once ...

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Aug, 2012

I don't think Linkin Park will be below Blink-182.

And PiL ruled out. No Killing Joke or PiL, no fucks given by Oflick.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 7th Aug, 2012

I don't think Linkin Park will be below Blink-182.

And PiL ruled out. No Killing Joke or PiL, no fucks given by Oflick.

I definitely think that Blink will be above Linkin.

Blink are considerately bigger IMO.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Aug, 2012

And Linkin Park are considerably bigger in reality.

ss249

ss249 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

some earth crisis would be rad..also the sex pistols,but thats pretty doubtful in my mind.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Woah, just looked at Linkin Park on wiki, no idea they had that many sales.

Okay, Linkin Park could possibly be above Blink, but I still reckon Blink are bigger.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Blink's advantage would be their reunion hype. Linkin Park would still play above them I'd bet, though.

tyler07

tyler07 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Objectively speaking, Blink-182 are obviously a huge draw card but that combination of headliners I can't see being any more popular than recent years...

How cut are the hessians going to be tomorrow? Answer: pretty goddamn cut. Should be hilarious.

01seb

01seb said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Still thinking there is a headliner bigger than Linkin and Blink. AJ is saying he doesn't think he'll ever have a lineup this big again.

andy_chalmers_102

andy_chalmers_102 said on the 7th Aug, 2012

Blink are probably a bigger drawcard due to the length of their absence, but Linkin Park's album sales figures are much more impressive. In reality they'll probably pull a similar amount of punters. We're really just splitting turds here.

grattan

grattan said on the 7th Aug, 2012



Not lie. That's really what Hot Damn! says.

Meanwhile according to one of FL's twitter followers While She Sleeps' drummer has texted her to say they're playing. So err... lock that in?

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Aug, 2012

It's not Thursday. Hot Damn! is irrelevant. Too expensive. Unisex toilets. Additional shit about Hot Damn!

Jose Cuervo

Jose Cuervo said on the 7th Aug, 2012

So if the linkin park thing holds true, despite countless people hating them, you must've noticed some posts on FL about people liking their live show? I don't think they're a universally hated band on here, just mostly.


Anyways, if true I'm ready for my **** punch Jose.

(y)

grattan

grattan said on the 8th Aug, 2012

Oh AJ you trickster:

http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/c6.0.403.403/p403x403/378234_10151143468202090_1414257433_n.jpg
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg11/scaled.php?server=11&filename=screenshot20120808at421.png&res=landing

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 8th Aug, 2012

Puscifer for second announcement?

http://twitter.com/puscifer/status/232989679144808449

http://i.imgur.com/Zu8vZ.png

Oflick

Oflick said on the 8th Aug, 2012

They were rumoured for BDO, so maybe. Then again, maybe the tweet was just saying that A Perfect Circle were announced?

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 8th Aug, 2012

Yeah I considered that as well, could be.

TheOriginalSlipdog

TheOriginalSlipdog said on the 8th Aug, 2012



First time I''ll agree with gayboy, but what Gregg did was shit, he should have shut the fuck up. Basically ruined the announcement.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 8th Aug, 2012

http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/17300000/How-the-Grinch-Stole-Christmas-christmas-movies-17366305-1067-800.jpg

Oflick

Oflick said on the 8th Aug, 2012

Gregg's image isn't working but I'm going to assume it's better than slipdog's confusing comment.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 8th Aug, 2012

Hopefully it's an Alison Brie gif.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 8th Aug, 2012

I could just quote him to find out, but that's way to logical for me.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 8th Aug, 2012

it's a picture of the grinch and i have no idea why it isn't working because i can see it, but i cant in other browsers.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 9th Aug, 2012

Linkin Park has always been bigger. The average person may know more songs by Blink-182, but Linkin Park are more successful overall.

batdan

batdan said on the 9th Aug, 2012

Linkin Park are huge in Laos.

happycakes

happycakes said on the 9th Aug, 2012

a perfect circle or nobodies going. fuck your metallica, fuck your pop-punk.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 9th Aug, 2012



http://www.psyrus.com/lolwut.png

grattan

grattan said on the 9th Aug, 2012

We can finally rule out Falling in Reverse - no way he's getting a Visa now.

Falling in Reverse singer Ronnie Radke is back in trouble, as he was arrested Monday morning (Aug. 6) in Glendale, Calif., on an outstanding warrant for domestic assault.

The Glendale News Press reports that the warrant was issued after Radke’s girlfriend had told the Glendale police that Radke physically assaulted her at their home on May 1.

The singer was arrested without incident at his home and later released on $30,000 bond. He was charged with a misdemeanor account of corporal injury to his girlfriend and misdemeanor false imprisonment, according to the Los Angeles County Superior Court complaint.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 10th Aug, 2012

Maybe Puscifer are going to be there:

Ian ‏@IanNagaram92
@iamnotshouting Is puscifer likely at all?? Would be great with APC!

AJ ‏@iamnotshouting
@IanNagaram92 Stay tuned...

snapcrackleROCK

snapcrackleROCK said on the 12th Aug, 2012

Fuck it's goan be funny when he adds Lou Reed on the secondy.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 13th Aug, 2012

Lou Reed would be awesome if he just played Heroin over and over again.

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