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Australian Soundwave Festival 2012 Lineup Announced

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Organizers of the Australian Soundwave Festival have made the first official lineup announcement. Joining the reformed Coal Chamber as previously reported will be headline acts System Of A Down, Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson, Machine Head, Lamb Of God and Trivium as well as 53 other bands.

Bands of particular interest to metal fans include Devin Townsend Project, Dillinger Escape Plan, Black Label Society, Mastodon, Steel Panther, Meshuggah, Hatebreed, Biohazard, Dragonforce, Gojira, Kvelertak, Hellyeah, Chimaira, Watain, and Turisas.

A second announcement for the series of one day festivals is reportedly coming in December, with 88 bands expected to be included in the final billing.

Here are the Soundwave 2012 tour dates:

25th February 2012 - Brisbane
26th February 2012 - Sydney
2nd March 2012 - Melbourne
3rd March 2012 - Adelaide
5th March 2012 - Perth

The full lineup so far is:

System Of A Down
Slipknot
Limp Bizkit
Marilyn Manson
Hole
A Day To Remember
Machine Head
Lamb Of God
Trivium
Alter Bridge
Lostprophets
Angels & Airwaves
Cobra Starship
The Used
You Me At Six
Devin Townsend Project
Unwritten Law
Coal Chamber
Dashboard Confessional
Thursday
Forever The Sickest Kids
Raised Fist
Dillinger Escape Plan
Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society
Mastodon
Underoath
Saves The Day (playing Weezer’s Pinkerton )
Circa Survive
Steel Panther
Jack’s Mannequin
Meshuggah
The Sisters Of Mercy
Enter Shikari
Four Year Strong
Black Veil Brides
Madina Lake
Zebrahead
Hatebreed
Biohazard
Times Of Grace
Cky
Street Dogs
Dragonforce
Gojira
Kvelertak
Letlive
Hellyeah
Cro-Mags
The Cab
Relient K
Versa Emerge
Heroes For Hire
Kill Hannah
The Dangerous Summer
Chimaira
Framing Hanley
Watain
Royal Republic
I Am The Avalanche
Turisas
River City Extension

Source: FasterLouder

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1. Gold Coast metal! writes:

What a lineup! got my ticket for the Brisbane show! All we need is Korn added to it and its big day out 1999 all over again!
Apparently there is still 1 main headlining band to announce yet too!

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2. ReaperOfBodom writes:

This is weird. Tons of good bands and tons of sh*tty ones.

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3. ZuraZ writes:

I hope its ANIMALS AS LEADERS and/or BORN OF OSIRIS

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4. Demoncleaner23 writes:

Gojira and meshuggah on the same bill! Sick!!

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