Soundwave Replacement Fest Put Off Til 2017

Legion Music Festival, the fan-funded festival brainchild of Devil You Know drummer John Sankey – created in response to Soundwave’s catastrophic demise – has been postponed until 2017. Those that have already contributed to the Pozible crowd-funding campaign received a no-longer-secretive update today, which has been leaked to the media despite no official word due until tomorrow. The update reads: “Updates 3 – CONFIDENTIAL – Legion … Continue reading Soundwave Replacement Fest Put Off Til 2017

Soundwave Fallout Continues

While the fallout from yesterday’s not-so-shock announcement continues, with promoter AJ Maddah and ticketing company Eventopia still exchanging blows today, one band from this year’s festival has started a crowd funding campaign to recoup their losses. UK band Monuments – one of many listed as an outstanding debt totalling $16 million AUD – has created a crowd funding page with the following announcement: “Friends/Fans – True … Continue reading Soundwave Fallout Continues

Regional Queensland Get Your Geek On!

From Supanova to Comic Con, celebrations of pop culture are on the rise in Australia as more and more people let their geek flag fly. Mackay will this year play host to the first family friendly fan convention in a regional centre, with Sugar City Con on Saturday 23 August. The event is being organized by a group of volunteers, who are striving to present … Continue reading Regional Queensland Get Your Geek On!