Big Day Out is a travelling festival that stops off at some of Australia’s larger cities with a cavalry of internationally renowned superstars and a plethora of local acts, both breaking and established.

With no genres barred, Kanye West, Soundgarden, Kasabian, My Chemical Romance and Odd Future are among the performers confirmed for 2012.

Big Day out tickets are due to go on sale on Friday 14 October – keep checking back for up to date information.

The dates are as follows:

Jan 22 Gold Coast, QLD @ Parklands
Jan 26 Sydney, NSW @ Sydney Showground
Jan 29 Melbourne, VIC @ Flemington Racecourse
Feb 03 Adelaide, SA @ Adelaide Showground
Feb 05 Perth, WA @ Victoria Park