Soundgarden, Faith No More, Judas Priest Headline Westfest

Thursday 18 September 2014

Soundgarden, Faith No More, Judas Priest Headline Westfest
SoundgardenFaith No More and Judas Priest are the first headliners to be announced for metal and punk festival Westfest.

After the success of this year's event, that featured KornRob Zombie and Megadeth, organisers have announced that the 2015 event will take place at the larger Alexandra Park.

Also due to perform at Westfest is All Time Low, Lagwagon, The Wonder Years and Crown the Empire.

Soundgarden were last in New Zealand for the Big Day Out in 2012, while Faith No More last performed in New Zealand in 2010, and their first album in 18 years is due for release next year.

A second lineup announcement featuring more international acts will be made next month. Westfest acts as an unofficial sideshow festival to Australia's touring Soundwave festival, with the two sharing a lot of the same acts.

Westfest
Auckland - Tuesday 3rd March, Alexandra Park


Tickets are on sale now through the Westfest website.