Soundwave

  1. BDO Confirm AJ Maddah’s Arrival, Ken West Staying

    September 18, 2013 2:26 AM EDT As the dust settles on the deal that brought together the teams behind two of Australia’s biggest festival brands -- the Big Day Out and Soundwave -- some new insight is starting to emerge. AJ Maddah, who runs the heavy-edged Soundwave festival, ...

  2. Brandle’s Global Bits: Aussie Live Biz Enters Spin Cycle, HMV on the Comeback Trail, Mercury Prize Noms, IMPALA's Board

    September 17, 2013 10:00 PM EDT Trouble in Aussie Live Biz Paradise An unusually turbulent few weeks in Australia’s live biz has observers wondering whether there’s trouble in paradise. A handful of festivals are falling over, one has changed hands, the two biggest events are ...

  3. Australia’s Harvest Festival is Cancelled

    September 17, 2013 2:01 AM EDT Australia’s three date Harvest Festival has been scrapped just weeks out from its third edition. The event was due to start Nov. 10, visiting Australia's three biggest cities (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane) with a bill that counted Massive At ...

  4. Australia’s Soundwave Festival Boss Buying Into Big Day Out: Sources

    September 16, 2013 4:28 AM EDT In a blockbuster deal which will reshape Australia's festivals landscape, the organizers behind Soundwave Festival are buying into the Big Day Out, multiple sources tell Billboard. The company behind Soundwave, the country's biggest ro ...

  5. Rate This App - Soundwave, Frictionless Music Discovery

    September 13, 2013 4:38 PM EDT Welcome to Rate This App, .Biz's regular series that allows users to learn about and rate new music apps. The results from our last poll are in, and Stereotypes received 4/5 stars from .Biz readers. Thanks to all those who participated. Sou ...

  6. Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth Confirmed to Play Australia’s 2014 Soundwave Fest

    August 26, 2013 7:34 AM EDT Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains and Megadeth are among the big names confirmed to the hard rock and heavy metal-edged Soundwave Festival, which winds its way across Australia next February and March. The bill for the five city trek ...

  7. Australia’s Big Day Out Fest Confirms Headliners Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire

    July 31, 2013 10:35 PM EDT Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire and Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg) will headline the 2014 Australasian Big Day Out tour. Other key names confirmed to the bill include EDM acts Major Lazer, Steve Angello (formerly of Swedish House Mafia) and Australia& ...

  8. Australia's Soundwave Revolution Tour Canceled After Unnamed Headliner Pulls Out

    August 10, 2011 2:20 PM EDT Australia's inaugural Soundwave Revolution tour, featuring Van Halen, Alice Cooper and Bad Religion, was abruptly canceled this week. The brainchild of promoter AJ Maddah, the five-city tour was intended to kick off next month. However, news ...

  9. Can Australia's Overheated Festival Market Continue?

    August 02, 2011 11:23 AM EDT Maybe, just maybe, there is some growth left in the Australian festivals market. It's a theory being tested by the team behind the resoundingly successful Soundwave event, a hard rock and metal event which has grown into a five-date national ...

  10. Australia's Lost Weekend Disappears

    March 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Australia's Lost Weekend festival has lived up to its name: the inaugural event, due to take place this weekend in Brisbane, has been cancelled. The festival promoter is Parkridge, Queensland-based AAA Entertainment. The event was scheduled f ...

  11. Soundwave Festival Set For Croatia

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST Soundwave, a new leftfield and electronic music festival, will be staged in Petrcane on the Pijina Peninsular of Croatia from July 17 to 20. Created by London promoter Soundcrash and club brand New Bohemia, the event will feature DJ Yoda, Hexstati ...