• Billy Joel, Van Halen to rock ANZ Stadium

17 Feb 2013

Vanessa Marczan

TWO of the greatest rock acts of all time – Billy Joel and Van Halen – have been confirmed to headline the inaugural STONE Music Festival to be held over two days at ANZ Stadium on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April.

STONE Music Festival will be an incredible once-in-a-lifetime Aussie celebration and the only place fans will get to see these international superstars in Australia this year.

Billy Joel ranks as one of the world’s most popular recording artists and respected entertainers, with a career spanning more than 40 years. The music legend has had 33 Top 40 hits and sold more than 150 million records worldwide. Sunday 21 April will be a night to remember with an extraordinary one-off exclusive performance.

Van Halen has not toured Australia since 1998. Reunited with dynamic, charismatic front man David Lee Roth, a global smash hit recent album – A Different Kind Of Truth – their first in 12 years and ranked Top 5 in the ARIA charts in 2012, Van Halen are back armed with all their hits. The band’s one-off exclusive show on Saturday 20 April will be the first time the original founding line up of David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen have graced our shores.

An array of international and Australian rock acts will also feature in the two day line-up including Buckcherry, Richie Ramone, Lifehouse and rock supergroup Kings of Chaos, including members of legendary band Guns 'N' Roses.

Australian rockers The Living End and the reformed Superjesus will also share the Saturday stage, while International rockers Illumination Road will join the sensational Billy Joel on Sunday – with a stellar line-up of acts still to be announced.

Australian rockers Jimmy Barnes, The Living End, Noiseworks, Ian Moss and the reformed Superjesus will also share the Saturday stage, while Icehouse, Guy Sebastian, Diesel, Shannon Noll, Illumination Road, Dallas Frasca and Mark Moroney will join the sensational Billy Joel on Sunday.

Tickets are now on sale through Ticketek. Click here or call 132 849.