Entertainment

Metal gods to bless Soundwave stage

Metallica
Metallica Contributed

AMERICAN metal gods Metallica will headline the 2013 Soundwave music festival.

The headliners were unveiled this morning along with 50 other acts including Linkin Park, Anthrax, Garbage, Paramore, A Perfect Circle, Flogging Molly and Sum 41.

Reunited punk rockers Blink 182, The Offspring, Of Mice and Men, Cancer Bats and Stone Sour have already been confirmed for the 2013 line-up in recent weeks.

Soundwave boss AJ Maddah is clearly confident in the line-up, reportedly tweeted last night that he would be amazed if the Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne shows "did not sell out instantly".

Tickets for the 2013 festival will be $187 and inclusive of all fees and postage.

The Sydney and Perth shows will include a $2 levy for transport.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale on Wednesday, August 15, and there will be a four-ticket maximum per person.

General public tickets go on sale on Thursday, August 23.

Soundwave plays Brisbane on February 23, Sydney on February 24, Melbourne on March 1, Adelaide on March 2 and Perth on March 4.

To see the full first line-up announcement go to the Soundwave website.

Topics:  metallica, music, music festival, soundwave



VIDEO: Body found partially submerged at Banora Point

Emergency services workers recover a body in an outlet of water off Minjungbal Drive on Tuesday, September 27.

Body found partially submerged at Banora Point

Take a walk through Mur'bah

HISTORIC WALK: Rani Neil encourages people to explore Murwillumbah.

Discover Murwillumbah on this new walking trail.

NORTEC is making business simple

BUSINESS TRICKS: Felisimina Jom from Nortec Small Business Solutions wants to help small businesses in the Tweed succeed.

Find out ways your small business can succeed.

Local Partners

Nick 'the snake' to call the shots on Survivor jury

Australian Survivor contestant Nick Iadanza.

LATEST evictee is out of the game but will still have a say.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have split after 11 years together.

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Testament's new album is a concept album

ROME, ITALY- JULY 27, 2016: Testament photographed at The Roman Collisseium in Rome, Italy on July 27,2016. Gene Ambo

Testament to release new album

'Baby' recreates famous Nirvana cover shot 25 years later

The baby from Nevermind album has recreated the iconic cover shot.

PREVIEW: Luke Cage origin story is a strong addition to MCU

Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage.

MIKE Colter stars as latest Marvel superhero to get his own series.

Penthouse in beach paradise

Take in the beach front views from the balcony of 701/ 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra.

This beachfront penthouse is the perfect place to enjoy the views.

Casuarina sets the benchmark in Tweed market

Our property market is as strong as it's been since the crisis

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction