If youre still trying to work out who to see at this years inaugural No Sleep Til festival then wonder no more.
The NO SLEEP TIL timetable and maps!
The No Sleep Til festival kicks off in Auckland on Friday 10 December before crossing the ditch to Australia, working its way through every capital city from Perth (12/12) and then Adelaide (15/12), Sydney (17/12),Melbourne (18/12) before a crushing
finale in Brisbane (19/12)as with every festival, punters are hanging out for the timetable so that they can plan their day...so stop wondering whos on when and get your highlighters ready!
In other important No Sleep Til news, we are pleased to announce that No Sleep Til Melbourne is now an ALL AGES event! We have fought long and hard since announcing the festival and our efforts have finally been rewarded! Please note though, that if youre 13 years of age or under you must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
PLEASE also note that some gate times have changed! PLEASE ensure you memorise yours as it may not match the time on your ticket!
No Sleep Till is set to deliver a mix of the best international and local acts, from the legendary to the up and comers.
Leading the charge will be seminal thrash-metal act MEGADETH, who will be performing their now-classic releaseRUST IN PEACE in its entirety!
Add punk rock stalwarts NOFX to the mix, with Bostons own working-class heroes DROPKICK MURPHYS, home grown metalcore heroes PARKWAY DRIVE, trailblazing pop-punk quartet DESCENDENTS (MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, BRISBANE only), Floridas A DAY TO REMEMBER (ADELAIDE, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, BRISBANE only), US metal troupe GWAR and modern day punk innovators ALKALINE TRIO.
Still need convincing? Read on and weep cause Swedens darkest sons KATATONIA will join
metalcore favourites ATREYU (ADELAIDE, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, BRISBANE only), Aussie punks FRENZAL RHOMB and punk-rocks karaoke kings ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES (AUSTRALIAN shows only).
Want more heavy music action? In addition to this already monumental package, classic-metal loving 3 INCHES OF BLOOD will join deathcore sensations SUICIDE SILENCE, Pennsylvanian quintet AUGUST BURNS RED, rapidly-rising US troupeWE CAME AS ROMANS,
progressive post-hardcore sextet HOUSE VS HURRICANE, live-wire Perth crew BREAK EVEN,
promising Sydney pop-punks HEROES FOR HIRE and the pit-inciting CONFESSION.
Adding to this excellent line up of local talent, and all flying the New Zealand flag with pride,
will be hardcore heroes ANTAGONIST AD, Wellington based melodic punk rockers THE OUTSIDERS, Aucklands hardcore hard-outs SHITRIPPER and NZs most exciting new act LEECHES.
So there you have it! We promised and we have delivered.