FESTIVAL NEWS: Download Festival Australia Unveils First Names

The Australian leg of Download Festival has unveiled a solid set of first names for their upcoming 2019 edition.

The multi-city bash will take on both Sydney and Melbourne next March, with the legendary Ozzy Osbourne topping the bill as part of his final ever world tour. He’s joined by Slayer, who also embark on one last tour, and a whole host of Australian exclusives, among them Judas Priest, Rise Against and The Amity Affliction.

The first batch of names for Download Festival Australia is rounded out by Ghost, Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Halestorm, Behemoth, Me First And the Gimme Gimmes, I Prevail, Converge, Frenzal Rhomb, Luca Brasi, Code Orange, Andy Black, The Fever 333, War on Women, High Tension, Outright, Ruins and Alien Weaponry. Find the full poster below.


Download Festival Australia will take place on 9 March at Sydney’s Parramatta Park, before heading to Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on 11 March. Tickets for both dates go on sale next week Wednesday (26 September) at 9am. Get yours here.