Wolfmother to Play Splendour in the Grass, Support The Smashing Pumpkins
May 5, 2012 by André Pusey
It has been revealed over the last few weeks that Wolfmother are set to return to the live scene in their home country this summer.
Firstly the group will be returning to the Splendour in the Grass festival, this year held in the Belongil Fields of Byron Bay on July 29th. Wolfmother have previously played at Splendour three times, with their 2008 appearance marking the last live performance of the original lineup featuring Chris Ross and Myles Heskett.
Following on from this show, the group — now comprised of Andrew Stockdale, Ian Peres, Vin Steele, Elliott Hammond and Hamish Rosser — will support American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, pictured, on a couple of dates on their upcoming tour in support of new album Oceania. Wolfmother will perform at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on July 31st, and at the Melbourne Hisense Arena on August 2nd.
Wolfmother’s last shows in Australia took place back in March, when the new lineup continued to find its feet with shows in Melbourne, Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and Hobart.