2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premiere rock and metal festival Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington UK, (the spiritual home of rock), Paris France, Madrid Spain.
In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth line up of sonic brutality and great times to Sydneysiders for the very first time!
So, which heavyweight heroes will be powering the mosh pits in 2019… you better be sitting down…
Kicking off with a lash of bitter sweetness… Ozzy Osbourne and Slayer will be joining Download for the Australian legs of their final ever world tours, we know you all will rise and give them the send-off they both deserve….
Joining them includes names like Judas Priest, Alice In Chains, Sweden’s Ghost, hardcore punks Rise Against and Gympie’s much-loved metalcore sons The Amity Affliction, with many more to be announced. Suss the full lineup below.
Alice In Chains
The Amity Affliction
Me First And The Gimme Gimme
The Fever 333
War On Women
It goes down on March 11 at Flemington Racecourse. Tickets go on sale via downloadfestival.com.au/tickets on Wednesday September 26.
Feature photo credit: Herring Herring