There are some aspects of the long-running Big Day Out festival that will never disappoint. Among them, the line-up. 2008's entry into music history, featuring Bjork, Silverchair, and a reformed Rage Against The Machine, could again do no wrong here.
The result of a collaboration of members from Helmet and Don Caballero, US art-rockers Battles are pushing a sound that is a little left of centre: but with the Big Day Out on the horizon, fans are lining up anyway to hear them do their thing.
Following yesterday's record sell out of the Big Day Out in Sydney, Queensland has followed suit and snapped up all tickets for the Gold Coast leg of the tour, and in less than one day!