This is an announcement of an announcement... Because we all love those, right? So, word on the street says: “This year it’s all happening a little differently: on the evening of Thursday 29th September we will announce seventeen acts from our first announcement via our official Facebook and Twitter (make sure you are following us!) then it’s time to get some beauty sleep before Tom and Alex announce three of the headliners and another special treat during triple j breakfast.”
Previous headliners include:
Nirvana, Hole, Soundgarden, Bjork, Basement Jaxx, Blink 182, Chemical Brothers, Tool, LCD Soundsystem, Primal Scream, Rammstein, Die Antwoord, Andrew W.K., Lupe Fiasco, Iggy Pop, Slipknot, Sonic Youth, The Ramones, The Offspring, Fatboy Slim, Korn,
Marilyn Manson, Smashing Pumpkins, Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters, System of a Down, New Order, Muse, Arcade Fire, Rage Against the Machine, The Prodigy, M.I.A., Neil Young, The Arctic Monkeys, The Living End, Ratatat, Pendulum, TV on the Radio, The Ting Tings, Birds of Tokyo, Iggy & The Stooges, Wolfmother, The Vines, Metallica, Lily Allen, Rise Against, The Mars Volta, Kasabian, John Butler Trio, The Naked & Famous, Deftones, Dizzee Rascal, Eskimo Joe, Mastodon, The Temper Trap, Ladyhawke, The Horrors, Passion Pit, and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
Who do you want to see at the BDO? The rumors look very exciting, here's hoping they pull a few of them off: http://www.tonedeaf.com.au/news/tournews/92078/big-day-out-announce-2012-lineup-date.htm