This year's Soundwave Revolution festival in Australia has been cancelled due to headliner Van Halen's cancellation. The organizers issued this statement:
"Many of the festival bands will still be coming to Australia in that time period and team up to bring you some very special shows. These will include multi band/mini festival line-ups in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We will be announcing these events in the next 7 days.
Tickets purchased online will be refunded automatically as soon as it can be processed. If you purchased from an outlet, refunds willbe available next week from point of purchase."
Notable bands slated to appear at Soundwave included Bad Religion, Danzig, Sum 41, Panic at the Disco, The Used, Yellowcard, All Time Low, Dashboard Confessional, Face to Face, Thursday, Make Do and Mend, The Swellers and many others.