Soundwave confirms 2008 lineup

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The Offspring and Incubus will return to our shares next year to head a bumper bill for the Soundwave festival in February and March.

After the success of the first Soundwave earlier this year, organisers have expanded the festival’s itinerary to include dates in all five mainland state capitals, kicking off in Brisbane on Saturday February 23.

A whoppinh 29 international acts will line up for the festival this summer, Including Social Distortion, Killswitch Engage, Saosin, Motion City Soundtrack and The Matches and plenty more. There will also be a local flavour to each event, with more acts to be confirmed in the coming months.

Soundwave Festival 2008:

Saturday February 23: Brisbane Riverstage & Parklands

Earlybird tickets on sale October 25

Sunday February 24: Sydney Park

Earlybird tickets on sale October 26

Friday February 29: Flemington Showgrounds, Melbourne

Earlybird tickets on sale October 27

Saturday March 1: Bonython Park, Adelaide

Earlybird tickets on sale October 28

Monday March 3: Bassendean Oval, Perth

Earlybird tickets on sale October 28

Confirmed lineup:

The Offspring


Social Distortion

Killswitch Engage

Coheed and Cambria

As I Lay Dying

Shadows Fall

From Autumn to Ashes

Bleeding Through


Still Remains

Divine Heresy

Fall of Troy

Motion City Soundtrack

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus



Plain White Ts

Jim Ward (Sparta)

Scary Kids Scaring Kids

Boys Like Girls


Mindless Self Indulgence


The Dear Hunter


Arthur Ace Enders (Early November)

All Time Low

The Starting Line

Devin Devine


The Receiving End of Sirens



Haste the Day

Dan Nigro (As Tall as Lions)

My American Heart

Madina Lake

The Matches

Envy On the Coast

For full ticketing details, stay tuned to the gig guide here at FasterLouder and the festival’s official site,