Some Soundwave Festival 2014 First Line up Artists Prematurely Leak

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Ahead of Fridays first official Soundwave Festival 2014 announcement the usual early slips and leaks have begun. Although nothing substantial the following artists have either confirmed themselves or basically hinted at making an appearance at the festival.

Self-described as “Psychedelic Reggae Ska Doom Metal Punk Rock From Hell” Melbourne 4 piece The Bennies confirmed on their Facebook page.

Jason Newsted (ex Metallica bassist) in an interview with May The Rock Be With You revealed his band were playing Soundwave 2014.

Sparks The Rescue are playing (confirmed via Twitter as well).


Swedish metallers Crashdiet are also confirmed to be playing (by AJ himself via Twitter).

Avenged Sevenfold are looking like a very highly likely possibility. (also confirmed via Twitter more or less)

The Dillinger Escape plan are also looking highly likely for SW14 as well.

Here is what we know about Soundwave Festival 2014:

  • The first line-up will be announced Friday, August 23rd.
  • Tickets are expected to be $160 before booking fees.
  • The line-up will consist of about 63 acts.
  • There will be a Japanese metal stage.

Stay tuned for the big announcement on Friday.