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And the 11th band to be announced for Soundwave 2016 is...

Making their first ever trip to Australia for Soundwave 2016 will be the "super group" who prefer to be labelled an "experience", Metal Allegiance. The group are the 11th to be announced as part of Soundwave's drip feed reveal, and features Troy Sanders of Mastodon, Mark Osegueda of Death Angel, Alex Sklonick of Testament, Mike Portnoy of The Winery Dogs, Phil Demmell of Machine Head and Mark Menghi.

Photo Gallery: Soundwave Festival Part 1 - Flemington Racecourse (28.02.14)

Our photographer Serena Ho brings you the first part of her Melbourne Soundwave festival photo gallery from Flemington Racecourse yesterday.

Testament and Newsted for exclusive Soundwave sideshows in Melbourne and Sydney this month.

Keen for some bands who represent that classic, quintessential heavy metal feel? If you're in Sydney and Melbourne, you're in for a treat, as Testament and Newsted will be performing headline shows in each as a part of the Soundwave festival. While their festival sets nation-wide are sure to impress many, hardcore fans of both are to be preparing for headline shows which are truly on another level.