Even more of the major Big Day Out acts have announced side shows today including the controversial, compelling undisputed queen of Sri Lankan heritage rap: M.I.A., and she is teaming up with South African hip hop phenomenon Die Antwoord as her support act. Die Antwoord’s frenetic live shows have earned them a mass of hardcore fans – including District 9 director and fellow South African Neill Blomkamp. Shit’s gonna be crazy.

M.I.A and Die Antwoord
Friday 28 January – The Metro, Sydney
Tuesday 1 February – The Palace, Melbourne

But wait there’s more. Many, many more!

Deftones
Friday, 28 January – The Roundhouse, Sydney
Monday, 31 January – The Palace, Melbourne

Primal Scream Screamadelica live!
Saturday, 29 January – The Metro, Sydney
Wednesday, 2 February – The Forum, Melbourne

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Friday, 28 January – The Forum, Sydney
Tuesday , 1 February – The Forum, Melbourne

Plan B
Monday, 24 January – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Tuesday, 1 February – The Prince Bandroom, Melbourne

Booka Shade (Live)

Saturday, 29 January – The Forum, Sydney
Monday, 31 January – The Prince Bandroom, Melbourne

The Jim Jones Review
Tuesday 25 January – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Monday 31 January – Corner Hotel, Melbourne

Lupe Fiasco
Monday 24 January – The Enmore, Sydney
Thursday 3 February – The Palace, Melbourne

CSS
Monday, 24 January – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Saturday, 29 January – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne

All tickets go on sale Monday 22 November at 9am.

For more information head to the Big Day Out website

Title Image by Dimitrios Kambouris via Getty