"some music was meant to stay underground..."

Australia's Soundwave Revolution Tour Officially Cancelled

The organizers of the Soundwave Revolution Festival in Australia have confirmed the rumors that the event has been cancelled. Bands scheduled to appear at the event included Alice Cooper and the reunited Van Halen. A statement from the organizers reads as follows:

"It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of the Revolution Festival.

"Many of the festival bands will still be coming to Australia in that time period and team up to bring you some very special shows. These will include multi band/mini festival line-ups in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We will be announcing these events in the next 7 days.

"Tickets purchased online will be refunded automatically as soon as it can be processed. If you purchased from an outlet, refunds will be available next week from point of purchase."

What's Next?

Please share this article if you found it interesting.

You can get related band news and info in the sidebar and on the respective band pages.


6 Comments on "Soundwave Revolution Officially Cancelled"

Post your comments and discuss the article below! (no login required)

Anonymous Reader
1. MHOz writes:

This whole thing is so bizarre. The second headliner that was yet to be announced suddenly cancels...?

Don't think we'll ever know exactly what happened.

# Aug 9, 2011 @ 11:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
XWigglesX's avatar

Member

2. XWigglesX writes:

This means I won't have to pay 180 bucks for two, maybe three bands.

# Aug 10, 2011 @ 10:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
XWigglesX's avatar

Member

3. XWigglesX writes:

But yeah, it's so weird that they cancelled it, the festival would have still been a massive success.

# Aug 10, 2011 @ 10:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
4. zuraz writes:

All bullsh**! Poor ticket sales has gotta be the cause of cancellation.

# Aug 11, 2011 @ 12:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
pstevo123's avatar

Member

5. pstevo123 writes:

This was going to be my highlight for the year... *sigh*
But Brisbane sold out and Melbourne was close to selling out,

From the reports van halen also pulled out, then Alice Cooper said f*** it i am going to do my own tour,

this is only reports but these reports were coming out the same day they called it off

NP: Cavalera Conspiracy - Genghis Khan

# Aug 11, 2011 @ 1:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
XWigglesX's avatar

Member

6. XWigglesX writes:

I'll cry if Cro Mags don't come still.

# Aug 11, 2011 @ 5:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

To minimize comment spam/abuse, you cannot post comments on articles over a month old. Please check the sidebar to the right or the related band pages for recent related news articles.