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News : ICYMI: Download Australia is set to announce something big!

By on September 15, 2018

Photo: Rebecca Houlden

The organisers behind Download Australia will be announcing something big via the official Download 2019 website on Wednesday, 19th September with a countdown timer currently counting down. This year’s inaugural Download Festival in Melbourne saw great success with over 30,000 heavy metal alumni descending upon Flemington Racecourse to partake in a day of hard and heavy music with the likes of KornProphets of RageKing ParrotSabatonHigh TensionPsycropticArch EnemyClownsSuicidal Tendencies and a plethora of other amazing bands.

The festival organisers have now set their sights on Sydney with its inaugural debut on Saturday, 9th March 2019 at Parramatta Park. Melbourne will get its turn on Monday, 11th March 2019 during the long weekend at Flemington Racecourse.

Download Sydney – Saturday, 9th March 2019
Parramatta Park Sydney NSW

Download Melbourne – Monday, 11th March 2019 (Long Weekend)
Flemington Racecourse Melbourne VIC

No doubt many have seen the fake posters doing the round on the internet. While many will speculate who will perform at next year’s Download Australia in Melbourne and Sydney, you will know for certain in just 3 days.  Stay tuned to Metal Obsession for more details as it becomes available.

In the meantime, click here to read our comprehensive live review and full gallery of Download Festival Melbourne.


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook