Rock and Roll Fun Down Under

There are some cool things coming up in Australia starting off with the first ever Pyramid Rock Festival at Phillip Island on December 31st. All the details can be found at the Undercover website but here is the line-up of bands:

MAIN STAGE

11.30am – 12.15pm Willow
12.35pm – 1.25pm Antiskeptic
1.45pm – 2.35pm The Offcutts
2.55pm – 3.45pm The Casanovas
4.05pm – 5.00pm Cog
5.20pm – 6.00pm Ben Quin
6.20pm – 7.15pm Dallas Crane
7.35pm – 8.30pm The Red Eyes
8.50pm – 9.50pm Magic Dirt
10.10pm – 11.05pm The Butterfly Effect
11.25pm – 12.25am Resin Dogs
12.45am – 1.45am Regurgitator

PHARAOH’S ANNEX
2.00pm – 3.00pm Small Mercies
3.00pm – 4.00pm The Gravy Train
4.00pm – 5.00pm Jester/ Bushido
5.00pm – 6.00pm Blades of Hades
6.00pm – 7.00pm True Live
7.30pm – 8.30pm Bliss n Eso
8.45pm – 9.45pm 2 Dogs
10.00pm – 11.30pm Baggsmen
11.45pm – 1.30am NuBreed
2.00am – 4.00am Dexter
4.00am – 7.00am DJ Charlie Love & guests

In addition, the line-up for the big daddy of Australian (actually Australasian) music festivals, Big Day Out 2005 has been announced and that looks interesting as well:

Full tour. Artists appearing at all shows:

Beastie Boys
System of a Down
Chemical Brothers
The Music
The Streets
Slipnot
Carl Cox
Powderfinger
Grinspoon
John Butler Trio
Concord Dawn
The Donnas
The D4
Blues Explosion
Regurgitator
Scripbe and P Money
Freestylers
Le Tigre
Kid 606
Deceptikonz
Atmosphere
Hatebreed

….sideshow alley….
Large Hot Pipe Organ (Sydney only)
Cauac (Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne)
Crsuty Demons FMX Demo

Limited tour. Artists appearing at selected shows:

The Hives (NZ and East Coast Only)
Polyphonic Spree (NZ and East Coast Only)
Spiderbait (AUS Only)
Leeroy (East Coast Only)
Hilltop Hoods (Aus Only)
Eskimo Joe (Aus Only)
Infusion (Aus only)
Butterfingers (Aus Only)
Little Birdy (Aus only)
Dallas Crane (Aus Only)
Spazzys (East Coast only)
Wolfmother (AUS Only)
Decoder Ring (Aus Only)
Bexta (Aus Only)
The Mess Hall (AUS Only)
Frenzal Rhomb (AUS Only)
DJ Jonathan Wall (AUS Only)
Money Mark (NZ and East Coast)
Digital Primate (East Coast Only)
Kid Koala (NZ and East Coast)
Rise Against (NZ and East Coast)
RJD2 (NZ and East Coast)
Evermore (NZ and East Coast)
Cut Copy (East Coast only)

I’m curious to know if The Hives actually make it. Sounds like fun none the less. Later.