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News : Download Australia announces its third lineup, plus beer and food details.

By on January 30, 2019

Download Australia organisers, Live Nation Australia, have confirmed the third and final lineup announcement for this year’s Download Australia in Melbourne and Sydney. The latest band’s to be added to the lineup, include; Justice For The Damned, Aversions Crown, Devilskin, Eat Your Heart Out, The Beautiful Monument, plus the Triple J Unearthed winner.

This brings the total of bands performing on the festival to 36 bands with headliners Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains and Ghost.

Download Festival will make its debut in Sydney this year on Saturday, 9th March at Parramatta Park (18+ event) and return to Melbourne on Monday, 11th March (Labour Day Public Holiday) at Flemington Racecourse (18+ event).

Tickets are on sale now via

Saturday, March 9th Parramatta Park (18+)
Monday, March 11th Flemington Racecourse (18+) (Labour Day Public Holiday)

In addition to the third lineup announcement, Download Festival has also confirmed the inclusion of culinary experts to be added to Hell’s Kitchen in both Melbourne and Sydney. Featuring renowned chefs from around Victoria and New South Wales preparing some top-shelf meals for the patrons of Download Australia.

Here at Download we put as much effort into catering for your actual taste buds as we do for your musical taste buds… we want your mouths to be chomping and your bellies to be popping… and when we are serving up a line-up that features the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, and two of the Big Four, not just any foodstuff will do!

It is our pleasure to announce the return of legendary purveyors of all things yum and the men behind everyone’s favourite burgers, Mary’s, Jake and Kenny are returning in 2019 to gastronomically curate your eats! They invaded Download Melbourne last year, capturing the hearts and stomachs of Melbourneites and are back serving a bigger and more delicious line up, that features a handful of Sydney and Melbourne’s most talked about and talented chefs. There’s a little bit of something for everyone from the high-end foodie to those who love everyday gozleme….

Did someone ask where the beer is? Fear not! Young Henry’s has you covered as they’re the official sponsor of Download Australia for 2019. Well, I think that’s everything covered. Now we play the waiting game…

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