MEGADETH, GWAR, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATATONIA Confirmed For Australia's NO SLEEP TIL Festival

August 24, 2010

MEGADETH, GWAR, SUICIDE SILENCE, AUGUST BURNS RED and KATATONIA are among the confirmed bands for the No Sleep Til, an Australian touring festival that will deliver a mix of the best international and local acts from the legendary to the up-and-comers.

Leading the charge for this historic event is seminal thrash-metal act MEGADETH, who will be performing its now-classic release "Rust In Peace" in its entirety.

The dates are as follows:

Dec. 10 - Auckland, NZ @ ASB Showgrounds
Dec. 12 - Perth, AUS @ Arena Joondalup
Dec. 15 - Adelaide, AUS @ Entertainment Centre
Dec. 17 - Melbourne, AUS @ Showgrounds
Dec. 18 - Sydney, AUS - Entertainment Quarter, Hordern Pavilion and Surrounds
Dec. 19 - Brisbane, AUS @ RNA Showgrounds Brisbane

The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

* MEGADETH
* NOFX
* DROPKICK MURPHYS
* PARKWAY DRIVE
* DESCENDENTS (Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only)
* A DAY TO REMEMBER (Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only)
* GWAR
* ATREYU (Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane only)
* ALKALINE TRIO
* FRENZAL RHOMB
* ME FIRST & THE GIMME GIMMES (Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only)
* SUICIDE SILENCE
* AUGUST BURNS RED
* KATATONIA
* 3 INCHES OF BLOOD
* WE CAME AS ROMANS
* HOUSE VS HURRICANE (Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only)
* BREAK EVEN (Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only )
* HEROES FOR HIRE (Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only)
* CONFESSION (Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane only)
* ANTAGONIST AD (Auckland only)
* LEECHES (Auckland only)
* OUTSIDERS (Auckland only)
* SHITRIPPER (Auckland only)

Tickets go on sale midday Thursday, September 9.

For more information, visit www.nosleeptil.com.au.

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