Big Day Out Lineup 2012:
MARIACHI EL BRONX, THE BRONX, CAGE THE ELEPHANT, REGURGITATOR, KANYE WEST, SOUNDGARDEN, KASABIAN, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, THE LIVING END, MARIACHI EL BRONX, HILLTOP HOODS (AUS ONLY), BATTLES, ODD FUTURE, GIRL TALK, PARKWAY DRIVE (AUS ONLY), RÖYKSOPP, FOSTER THE PEOPLE, THE JEZABELS (AUS ONLY), ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI (AUS ONLY), THE GETAWAY PLAN (AUS ONLY), CAGE THE ELEPHANT, FRENZAL RHOMB (AUS ONLY), BOY & BEAR (AUS ONLY), BEST COAST, TONY HAWK, Noel Gallagher's HighFlyingBirds, Nero, Cavalera Conspiracy, Parkway Drive, Girl Talk, Bluejuice, Art vs. Science, Bassnectar, Kimbra, Regurgitator, Tonite Only, Cage the Elephant, Drapht, Foster The People, The Getaway Plan (Aus only), Papa Vs Pretty, Calling All Cars, Abbe May, ShockOne, Miss Kittin, Das Racist, T-Rek, King Cannons, The Amity Affliction, Faker, Stonefield, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis.
NZ ONLY: CUT OFF YOUR HANDS, GIN WIGMORE, UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA, DAVID DALLAS, BEASTWARS, GHOSTWAVE and MAYAVANYA.
Big Day Out Lineup 2011:
Tool, Rammstein, Iggy and the Stooges, M.I.A., The John Butler Trio, Grinderman, The Bloody Beetroots, LCD Soundsystem, Lupe Fiasco, Deftones, The Black Keys*, Birds of Tokyo, Primal Scream *, Wolfmother, Sia *, The Greenhornes *, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Die Antwoord, Black Milk *, Plan B, Booka Shade (DJ Set), The Naked and Famous, The Jim Jones Revue, Airbourne, Andrew W.K., Lowrider, Cansei de Ser Sexy, Vitalic, Ratatat, Kids of 88, Crystal Castles, Angus & Julia Stone, Anna Lunoe, The Vines, Little Red, Washington, Bliss N Eso, Matt & Kim, Operator Please, Children Collide, PNAU, Gyroscope, Dead Letter Circus, Kid Kenobi & MC Shureshock, Will Styles, Gypsy And The Cat, Blue King Brown, Sampology, Shihad *, Die! Die! Die!, Bulletproof, I Am Giant, Six60, Street Chant, The Phoenix Foundation, Knives at Noon, T54, Luger Boa, The Unfaithful Ways, Three Houses Down, Surf City, The Earlybirds, Oceanics.
* Primal Scream appeared at all shows performing their 1991 album Screamadelica in its entirety.
* New Zealand band Shihad performed their hit album from 1999, The General Electric in its entirety.
* Yeasayer were rumoured to be on the 2011 bill but later said in an interview with Radar Radio that they had been poached by organisers for Laneway Festival instead.
* At the performance, Tool were joined by Till Lindemann and Christoph Schneider of Rammstein for an extended performance and pyrotechnics display during Lateralus.
Big Day Out Lineup 2010:
Blowfly, Calvin Harris, Dead Prez, Decoder Ring, Devendra Banhart, Dizzee Rascal, DJ Chucuchu, Eskimo Joe, Fear Factory, Girl Talk, Groove Armada, Grinspoon, Grrillastep, Hilltop Hoods, Itch-E & Scratch-E, Jet, Karnivool, Kasabian, Kisschasy, Ladyhawke, Lily Allen, Lisa Mitchell, Bluejuice, Magic Dirt, Matt Hall, Mastodon, Maya Jupiter, MDX, Miami Horror, Midnight Juggernauts, Muse, Passion Pit, Peaches, Phrase, Poirier feat. MC Zulu, Powderfinger, Rise Against, Sam La More, Sasha, Silent Disco, Simian Mobile Disco, Sugar Army, Tame Impala, Teleprompter, The Decemberists, The Horrors, The Mars Volta, The Middle East, The Scare, The Temper Trap, Wagons, Tumbleweed*, Bridgemary Kiss, Catcall, Danimals, DJ Ben Morris, DJ Mark Craven, DJ Mark Murphy, Oh Mercy, Regular John, Robbie Lowe, Seekae, Sherlock's Daughter, Songs, The Art, The Crayon Fields, Calling All Cars, Dan Sultan, DJ Bonita, DJ Mafia, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, St Helens, Abbe May & the Rocking Pnuemonia, Arts Martial, Blue Shaddy, Burgerkill, DJ Kit Pop, DJ Muller, DJ Rekab, Emperors, Human Extinction Project, The Chevelles, The Novocaines, Tim and Jean, 20th Century Graduates, Coerce, DJ Japeye, Femme Fatales, Hawks of Alba, Loot & Plunder, Poetikool Justice, Se Bon Ki Ra, Stubanga, The Swiss, The Thieves, Butcher Birds, Dallas Frasca, DJ Katch, DZ, I Heart Hiroshima, Mexico City, Soma Rasa, Surecut Kids, The Poor, Señor Tasty Taste, Bandicoot, Baticuda Sound Machine, Cairo Knife Fight, Concord Dawn, Deja Voodoo, Dick "Magik" Johnson, Dimmer, Elston Gun, Evil, Gin Wigmore, Head Like A Hole, House Of Shem, James Duncan, Kidz In Space, KORA, Lord Of Tigers, Midnight Youth, Mile High, Minuit, Mountaineater, Nick D, O'Lovely, Opensouls, PNC, Tainted, The Checks, The Drab Doo Riffs, The Veils, Tim Phin, True Lovers, Tahuna Breaks, Valedictions, Beenie Man*.
*Beenie Man was withdrawn from lineup by organizers
*Tumbleweed only appeared at on Saturday 23rd.
Big Day Out Lineup 2009:
Neil Young, Arctic Monkeys, The Living End, Sneaky Sound System, The Prodigy, My Morning Jacket, Pendulum, Bullet for My Valentine, TV on the Radio, The Butterfly Effect, Cog, Youth Group, The Grates, Birds of Tokyo, TZU, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Cereal "Lapdog" Killer, Simian Mobile Disco, The Ting Tings, Serj Tankian, Dropkick Murphys, Black Kids, Hot Chip, Lupe Fiasco, Holy Ghost, Z*Trip, Infusion, Children Collide, Pee Wee Ferris, Sparkadia, The Getaway Plan, Little Red, Mammal, Mercy Arms, Xenos, Andee Frost, The Drones, Fantômas*, Son of Dave, T-Rek, Quan, Barrance Whitfield & Rockwiz Orkestra, I Heart Hiroshima, The Reels, Headless Chickens, Elemeno P, Luger Boa, The Black Seeds, Cobra Khan, Nesian Mystik, The Datsuns, Ladi 6, The Naked and Famous, Zane Lowe, The Mint Chicks, P-Money, Brand New Math, Tiki Taane, Cornerstone Roots, The DHDFD's, Ethical, George & Queen, Horsemen Family, Sidekicknick, Subtract, An Emerald City, Antiform, Autozamm, Bang! Bang! Eche!, Bionic Pixie, Clap Clap Riot, Honey Claws, Just One Fix, Kolab, Quay Street Social Club DJ's, State of Mind, The Mots, The Tutts, Weta, World War Four, Sasha Vatoff, The Vines *.
* The Vines were forced to cancel all shows due to singer Craig Nicholls state of mental health.
* Fantômas appeared at all shows performing their album The Director's Cut in its entirety.
Big Day Out Lineup 2008:
Rage Against the Machine, Björk*, Grinspoon, Arcade Fire, Hilltop Hoods, Billy Bragg, Paul Kelly, LCD Soundsystem, Sarah Blasko, Faker, Midnight Juggernauts, Dizzee Rascal, Something With Numbers, Battles, Cut Off Your Hands, Silverchair, Spoon, Augie March, Brand New, Regurgitator, Anti-Flag, Karnivool, Carl Cox, Pnau, Kate Nash, Josh Pyke, beXta, Shy Child, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Gyroscope, Shihad, Enter Shikari, Operator Please, Unkle, Alex Bennet, Krafty Kutz and MC Dynamite, Die! Die! Die!, The Nightwatchman, Blue King Brown, Dr Octagon with Kutmasta Kurt, British India, Aceyalone, KRILL (band), The Pryor Theory, The Clean, Katchafire, The Phoenix Foundation, SJD, Young Sid, Antagonist, Motocade, White Birds and Lemons, Opshop, Pluto, Scribe, Liam Finn, Tiki Taane, Mikey Havoc, The Exiles, Collapsing Cities, Bleeders, Supergroove, The Checks, The Lookie Loos, Dam Native, The Black Market Rhythm Co., Rogerthat, Grassroots Street Orchestra, Lynchmada.
* Björk was forced to pull out her performance at the Big Day Out under doctor's orders following swelling on her vocal cords.
Big Day Out Lineup 2007:
Tool*, Muse, Jet, Violent Femmes, Eskimo Joe, The Streets, The Killers, The Vines, John Butler Trio, Kasabian, Crystal Method DJs, Scribe, My Chemical Romance, Evermore, Justice, Peaches & Herms, Trivium, John Cooper Clarke, Incredible Beatbox Band, Little Birdy, The Presets, Spank Rock, Luciano, Lily Allen, Lupe Fiasco, Diplo, Shapeshifter, Hot Chip, That 1 Guy, DJ Sir-Vere, Misha Wakerman, Something for Kate, You Am I, Bob Evans, The Butterfly Effect, The Sleepy Jackson, The Herd, Spazzys, The Drones, Love Tattoo, Mark Murphy, Snowman, Sick Puppies, Digital Primate, Macromantics, TZU, Foreign Heights, P Money, Heavy Flint Show, Aching2Be, Dan Kelly & The Alpha Males, Ground Components, Gersey, Angus and Julia Stone, Something With Numbers, Calerway, Birds of Tokyo, Double Dragon, Monster Zoku Onsomb!, Lump, Blindspott, David Kilgour, Deceptikonz, The Rabble, PNC, Dimmer, Sinate, Goodnight Nurse, The Shaky Hands, The Veils, The Mint Chicks, The Tutts, Minuit, Opensouls, Jakob, Die! Die! Die!, Tool's performance in featured Serj Tankian of System of a Down for the song "Sober" and a cover of The Police song "Roxanne"
Big Day Out Lineup 2006:
The White Stripes, Iggy & The Stooges, Franz Ferdinand, Kings of Leon, The Mars Volta, Soulwax, 2 Many DJs, Sleater-Kinney, The Magic Numbers, The Living End, Gerling, Dei Hamo, Shihad, Wolfmother, Mudvayne, The Go! Team, The Subways, End of Fashion, James Murphy, The Greenhornes, Kid Kenobi + MC Sureshock, Henry Rollins, Silent Disco, Magic Dirt, Cut Copy, Hilltop Hoods, Cog, Beasts of Bourbon, Sonicanimation, Faker, The Grates, The Mess Hall, Youth Group, Wolf & Cub, Vitalic, Common, EDAN, Sarah Blasko, Airbourne, Red Riders, The Presets, DJ Ajax, DJ Bulge, DJ Jason Midro, MU, Caged Baby, Incredible Beatbox BandBit, M.I.A., Monster Zoku Onsomb!, Fat Freddy's Drop, Elemeno P, The Bleeders, Che Fu and the Krates, Pluto, Frontline, The Brunettes, Fast Crew, Rhombus, Die!Die!Die!, The Sneaks, The Bats, Autozamm, Cobra Khan, Tyree & Juse, City Newton Bombers, Gestalt Switch, Raygunn, Anaham, The Electric Confectionaires, Gramsci, The Tutts, Jean Grae *, AFI *, Mylo *
* AFI, Mylo and Jean Grae withdrew from all scheduled performances in Big Day Out 2006.
Big Day Out Lineup 2005:
Beastie Boys, System of a Down, Chemical Brothers, The Music, The Streets, Slipknot, Carl Cox, Powderfinger, Grinspoon, John Butler Trio, Concord Dawn, The Donnas, The D4, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Regurgitator, Scribe and P-Money, Freestylers, Le Tigre, Kid 606, Deceptikonz, Atmosphere, The Hives, The Polyphonic Spree, Hatebreed, Rise Against, Poison the Well, The Red Paintings, Spiderbait, Hilltop Hoods, Eskimo Joe, Infusion, Butterfingers, Little Birdy, Frenzal Rhomb, Dallas Crane, Wolfmother, Decoder Ring, Bexta, Dimmer, Lump, 8 Foot Sativa, Misfits of Science, The Bleeders, Trinity Roots, 48may, Steriogram, Shihad, Pluto, Shapeshifter, DJ Sir Vere, Dei Hamo, The Checks, Deja Voodoo.
Big Day Out Lineup 2004:
Metallica, The Strokes, The Dandy Warhols, The Mars Volta, The Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon, Muse, Lostprophets, Basement Jaxx, Aphex Twin, Luke Vibert, Black Eyed Peas, Peaches, The Datsuns, Something for Kate, Gerling, MC Trey, The Darkness, Thursday, Pnau, Salmonella Dub, King Kapisi, Scribe and P-Money, Hoodoo Gurus, Skulker, The Sleepy Jackson, Magic Dirt, Jet, 1200 Techniques, The Butterfly Effect, Blood Duster, Sonic Animation, Friendly, Downsyde, Poison the Well, Fear Factory *, A Perfect Circle *, * American band A Perfect Circle withdrew from the lineup, while the group Fear Factory appeared as a mystery artist playing in place of all of A Perfect Circle's scheduled performances.
Big Day Out Lineup 2003:
Jane's Addiction, Foo Fighters, Kraftwerk, The Music, Pacifier (Shihad), Luke Slater, Chicks on Speed, Wilco, Gonzales, Jebediah, Murderdolls, PJ Harvey, Underworld, Xzibit, Sparta, Cog, Machine Gun Fellatio, The Waifs, Kid Kenobi, Millencolin, Waikiki, You Am I, Queens of the Stone Age, The Living End, Augie March, Deftones, Mark Dynamix, Resin Dogs, 28 Days, The Vines, Jimmy Eat World, Frenzal Rhomb, Neil Hamburger, The Hard Ons, Bexta, 1200 Techniques, Rocket Science, Post Life Disorder, Blindspott, Concord Dawn, Pitch Black, The D4, Wash, DJ Sir Vere, 8 Foot Sativa, Panam, Tadpole, The Datsuns, Eight, King Kapisi, Darren Price, Dry & Heavy, Pre.Shrunk, Pnau, The New Pollutants.
Big Day Out Lineup 2002:
The Prodigy, System of a Down, Garbage, New Order, The Crystal Method, NOFX, Jurassic 5, Dave Clarke, Basement Jaxx, Sam Hill, Amen, Silverchair, Regurgitator, Gerling, The White Stripes, Kosheen, Drowning Pool, Betchadupa, Alien Ant Farm, Peaches, Shihad, Rubicon, Audio Active, Grinspoon, Stephen Allkins, Something for Kate, Spiderbait, Magic Dirt, Superheist, Eskimo Joe, The Monarchs, Machine Gun Fellatio, GT, Sonic Animation, Sean Quinn, The Tea Party, Tomahawk, Shutterspeed, Dern Rutlidge.
Big Day Out Lineup 2001:
Coldplay, Rammstein, Black Eyed Peas, Mudvayne, PJ Harvey, Placebo, Happy Mondays, Roni Size, Zoo Bombs, Carl Cox, Adam Freeland, 28 Days, Bexta, Frenzal Rhomb, Friendly, Killing Heidi, Powderfinger, King Kapisi, Pnau, Resin Dogs, Greg Churchill, Darren Emerson, Queens of the Stone Age, Alex Lloyd, The Go-Betweens, The Avalanches, Nitocris, Sunk Loto, Sonic Animation, You Am I, Declan, Limp Bizkit *, At the Drive-In, John Butler Trio, Skulker, Coloured Stone, Digital Primate, Sugardrive, Augie March, Cryogenic, Full Scale Deflection.
* Originally, Limp Bizkit was scheduled to headline the tour and appear at all locations, however after the death of a crowd member at the show, the group chose to withdraw from the remaining shows of the tour.
Big Day Out Lineup 2000:
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, Goldie & MC Rage, Atari Teenage Riot, Basement Jaxx, Beth Orton, blink-182, The Chemical Brothers, The Hellacopters, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Grinspoon, Yothu Yindi, Shihad, Spiderbait, Peewee Ferris, Hardknox, Pitch Black, Salmonella Dub, Primal Scream, The Cruel Sea, Gerling, Jebediah, Josh Abrahams & Amiel Daemion, Magic Dirt, Honeysmack, Icecream Hands, Pound System, Resin Dogs, Sean Quinn, Testeagles, Nokturnl, Chunky Move, 28 Days, Something for Kate, Ozomatli, Killing Heidi, The Monarchs, Six Ft Hick, Cryogenic, Henry's Anger, The Wolves, Truth Corroded, The Savage Sun, The D4.
Big Day Out Lineup 1999:
Marilyn Manson, Roni Size, Aphex Twin *, Sean Lennon, Soulfly, Hole, Korn, Luke Slater Freek Funk, Deejay Punk-Roc, Fatboy Slim, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Ash, Sparklehorse, Regurgitator, Powderfinger, Jebediah, The Living End, Superjesus, Sonic Animation, Groove Terminator, Manic Street Preachers, Warumpi Band, Fur, Bexta, Ransom, Happyland, Even, Not From There, Bodyjar, Antenna, Garageland, Underworld, TISM, B(if)tek, Frontside, Resin Dogs, Coda, Soma Rasa, The Mark of Cain, Cryogenic, DJ Royal, DJ MPK, Brunatex, Shihad.
Big Day Out Lineup 1998:
Big Day Out was not held in 1998.
Big Day Out Lineup 1997:
Sepultura *, Soundgarden, The Offspring, The Prodigy, Fear Factory, Supergrass, Shonen Knife, You Am I, Powderfinger, Beasts of Bourbon, Tiddas, Dave Graney and The Coral Snakes, Boo Boo Mace and Nutcase, Superjesus, Snout, OMC, DLT, Bexta, Frenzal Rhomb, Patti Smith, FSOM, iN:suRge, The Clouds, Drop City, Even, Pocket, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Aphex Twin, The Fauves, Screamfeeder, Severed Heads, Rocket From The Crypt, The Mavis's, Lemonheads, Head Like a Hole, Shihad.
*Sepultura were originally named in the lineup, but cancelled and were replaced by Fear Factory.
Big Day Out Lineup 1996:
Porno for Pyros, Rage Against the Machine, Elastica, Rancid, The Jesus Lizard, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, TISM, Tumbleweed, Regurgitator, Spiderbait, Shihad, Tricky, Billy Bragg, The Prodigy, Radio Birdman, Dirty Three, Sidewinder, Magic Dirt, Ammonia, FSOM, Custard, Pollyanna, DJ Sugar Ray, Single Gun Theory, Reef, Powderfinger, Even, Southend, Amunda, Continuum, Groove Terminator, Alchemist, Armoured Angel, iNFeCTeD.
Big Day Out Lineup 1995:
Ministry, Primal Scream, The Cult, Silverchair, The Offspring, Fundamental, The Clouds, Luscious Jackson, You Am I, TISM, Allegiance, 3Ds, Sisters Underground, OMC, Screaming Trees, Kim Salmon, The Fireballs, The Mark of Cain, Fur, DJ Pee Wee Ferris, DJ Sugar Ray, Vision Four 5, Snog, Hole, Supergroove, Magic Dirt, Single Gun Theory, Cosmic Psychos, Southend, Boxcar, Dave Graney, Spiderbait, Severed Heads, Sticky Filth, Shihad, Mantissa, Front End Loader.
Big Day Out Lineup 1994:
Björk, Boxcar, The Breeders, The Celibate Rifles, The Cruel Sea, Def Fx, DJ Pee Wee Ferris, DJ Sugar Ray, Robert Forster, Dave Graney, The Hard Ons, Itch-E & Scratch-E, The Mark of Cain, The Meanies, Nitocris, Powderfinger, Primus, The Ramones, Screamfeeder, Severed Heads, Shihad, The Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, Southend, Straitjacket Fits, Teenage Fanclub, Tiddas, TISM, Tumbleweed, Urge Overkill, You Am I.
Big Day Out Lineup 1993:
Sonic Youth, Mudhoney, Iggy Pop, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, You Am I, The Hard Ons, The Clouds, Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, Beasts of Bourbon, Armoured Angel, Spy vs. Spy, Helmet, Not Drowning Waving.
Big Day Out Lineup 1992:
Beasts of Bourbon, Box The Jesuit, Celibate Rifles, The Clouds, Club Hoy, Cosmic Psychos, Died Pretty, Falling Joys, Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes, Hellmen, The Hard Ons with Henry Rollins, Massappeal, The Meanies, Nirvana, Ratcat, The Ruptured Spleans, Smudge, Sound Unlimited Posse, The Village Idiots, Violent Femmes, The Welcome Mat, Yothu Yindi, You Am I.