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LESS THAN JAKE

Photo Gallery: Soundwave Festival - Bonython Park, Adelaide (01.03.14)

The Soundwave juggernaut descended upon Adelaide over the weekend. With seven stages and over eighty acts, there was so much music to take in. Our photographer John Goodridge was there and delivers this taste of what what was on offer.

Festival Review: Soundwave - Bonython Park, Adelaide (01.03.14)

By the time Soundwave put up stops in Adelaide for another year, I'll admit that I was struggling. Falling on the 1st of March, the largest touring festival in the country aptly kicks off 'March Madness' for the Festival State and by this stage, myself and a lot of other Adelaideans have had shows thrown at us from every which way possible through the first two months of the year. It's sunny, there's a cool breeze and god damn it, I wanted some good live tunes because fuck it, I'm a sucker for it, so off I went down to Bonython Park for the second time in just over a month.

Festival Review: Soundwave - RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane (22.02.14)

How quickly another Soundwave comes around. It doesn't seem like a month has passed since Metallica, The Offspring and Blink-182 were topping the bill in 2013, but here we are again with a new crop of bands, another fantastic line-up, and a new set of timetable clashes to ponder. First world problems aside, this year's timetable looks healthy and enticing across the board, and with the standard cancellations and what festival promoter AJ Maddah referred to as 'pissing contests' between bands in the past and a weather report mostly free of rain, it's game on at Fortitude Valley's RNA Showgrounds.

Hits & Pits festival announces epic third line up for Adelaide event in May.

Returning to the Gov for one night only is one of the best small scale punk, ska, and acoustic intimate gatherings in the world. The Hits & Pits Festival will provide some of the finest names in the business to entertain any music lover.

Less Than Jake, Bowling For Soup and Zebrahead announce Soundwave sideshows.

A mighty triple bill for ya! Less Than Jake, Bowling For Soup and Zebrahead are set for two shows in Melbourne and Sydney next month to accompany their spots on the national Soundwave Festival tour! Australian fans are guaranteed to tear both the Manning Bar and the HiFi in Sydney and Melbourne new ones when these three come through - when tickets go on sale from 9am AEDT, January 31st, be sure to grab yours!

the AU interview: Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake (Gainesville)

Ska-punk legends Less Than Jake will head to Australia in 2014 to play Soundwave Festival, bringing with them over twenty years of finely-honed gigging experience. Drummer and lyricist Vinnie Fiorello tells me why the Gainesville, Florida band's hunger for making music and performing is stronger than ever.

Soundwave releases second artist announcement!

Soundwave released their new batch of artists who are going to be joining the likes Green Day and Avenged Sevenfold on the 2014 festival tour! There are return appearances for a lot of these artists, while some are making the trip over for their first shot at one of the country's biggest festival runs. Check out the line up below!

Soundwave Festival - Claremont Showgrounds (07.03.11)

Everyone has that moment, where they do something outside of their norm. For some people this is actually turning up to uni lectures, or taking a few minutes to talk to the weird lady with the cats next door (I won’t throw them at you, I promise). Mostly this is a good thing, but sometimes it is just terrible (like watching Britney Spears music videos online).

Bayside added to New Found Glory Sidewaves

With an impressive catalog that hosts some of the most memorable pop punk songs of the past decade, their latest album ‘Not Without a Fight’, is devoid of any guest appearances, covers or bells or whistles of any kind; it’s a straight-up representation of who NEW FOUND GLORY has become and it’s a glimpse of where they’re headed.