Green Day will headline Soundwave 2014

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong.
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong. Stephen Chernin

AMERICAN punk rockers Green Day will headline 2014's Soundwave Festival, it was announced today.

The band's official fan club Twitter account Idiot Nation was quick to announce their upcoming tour Down Under.


Joining the four-piece on the line-up are fellow US bands Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Temple Pilots and Alice in Chains.

Hardcore fans should have plenty to be happy about with Rob Zombie, Korn, Megadeth, Placebo and AFI also on the bill.

A total of 49 acts were announced today, with another 20 expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Soundwave plays Brisbane's RNA Showgrounds on February 22, 2014, and Sydney's Olympic Park on February 23, 2014.

General public tickets go on sale on September 5 at 9am.

The 2014 Soundwave line-up:
Green Day
Avenged Sevenfold
Stone Temple Pilots
Alice In Chains
Rob Zombie
Biffy Clyro
Rocket From The Crypt
Asking Alexandria
Alkaline Trio
Five Finger Death Punch
August Burns Red
Living Colour
Motionless In White
Black Dahlia Murder
Pulled Apart By Horses
Nancy Vandal
Bowling For Soup
Trash Talk
Amon Amarth
The Story So Far
10 Years
Ill Nino
Hardcore Superstar
Walking Papers
Your Demise
Heaven's Basement
Real Friends

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