Coinciding with Soundwave Festival 2013, thrash titans SLAYER have announced a solitary Sidewave show in Sydney at the Big Top Luna Park on February 25th. The show will try to make amends for the last minute cancellation at Sydney’s Soundwave festival in 2011. Singer Tom Araya was hospitalised in Sydney on the day of the festival with Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah announcing the news to fans just before 6pm.
The full dates for Soundwave 2013 are as follows
23 – Brisbane, Australia – RNA Showgrounds
24 – Sydney , Australia – Olympic Park
1 – Melbourne, Australia – Flemington Racecourse
2 – Adelaide, Australia – Bonython Park
4 – Perth, Australia – Claremont Showground
Acts confirmed for Soundwave Festival 2013 include: METALLICA, LINKIN PARK, BLINK 182, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, THE VANDALS, THE SWORD, CHELSEA GRIN, THE CHARIOT, SHARKS, NORTHLANE, O’BROTHER, DR.ACULA, MILESTONES, A PERFECT CIRCLE, THE OFFSPRING, PARAMORE, SLAYER, GARBAGE, CYPRESS HILL, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, TOMAHAWK, STONE SOUR, BRING ME THE HORIZON, KYUSS LIVES, ANTHRAX, SUM 41, DRAGONFORCE, ALL TIME LOW, FLOGGING MOLLY, GHOST, DUFF McKAGAN’S LOADED, BILLY TALENT, MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK, MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE, THE AMITY AFFLICTION, SICK OF IT ALL, KINGDOM OF SORROW, FOZZY, THE LAWRENCE ARMS, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, CANCER BATS, THE BLACKOUT, GALLOWS, MADBALL, FUCKED UP, VISION OF DISORDER, PIERCE THE VEIL, PERIPHERY, SHAI HALUD, OF MICE & MEN, THIS IS HELL, MISS MAY I, DANKO JONES, LUCERO, WOE, IS ME, THE WONDER YEARS, POLAR BEAR CLUB, WHILE SHE SLEEPS, CEREBRAL BALLZY, THE EARLY NOVEMBER, SUCH GOLD, SIX FEET UNDER, THE DEAR HUNTER, DEAF HAVANA, RED FANG, VERSUS THE WORLD, BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR, CONFESSION, CHUNK! NO, CAPTAIN CHUNK!, SYLOSIS, MEMPHIS MAY FIRE, CROSSFAITH.
For tickets visit Soundwavefestival.com.