It's the earliest sell-out in the event’s 13-year history...

The first day of SYDNEY’s BIG DAY OUT has sold out in record time.

The January 23 instalment of the Australian touring festival, taking place at Sydney Showground is now fully booked, the earliest sell-out in Big Day Out’s 13-year history.

Acts including The Strokes, Metallica, Felix Da Housecat, Muse, [/a] and [a] will be touring Australia this winter for Big Day Out.

The dates are as follows:

Auckland Ericsson Stadium (January 16)

Goldcoast Parklands (18)

Sydney Showground (23-4)

Melbourne Showgrounds (26)

Royal Adelaide Showground (30)

Perth Claremont Showgrounds (February 1)

The full line-up can be found at