2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier 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), and Madrid (Spain). In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth lineup of sonic brutality and great times to Sydneysiders for the very first time!

Today, it is our pleasure to announce the epic lineup (so far)…

OZZY OSBOURNE
SLAYER | JUDAS PRIEST | ALICE IN CHAINS
GHOST | RISE AGAINST | THE AMITY AFFLICTION | 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 | ALIEN WEAPONRY 
PLUS LOADS MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

FESTIVAL DATES
Saturday 9th March – Parramatta Park 18+ event
Monday 11th March – Flemington Racecourse 18+ event (Labour Day Public Holiday)

Watch the announcement video below.

TICKETS
Available here.
MAX. TICKETS PER TRANSACTION
10
PAYMENT METHODS
VISA and MasterCard
OPTUS PERKS PRE-SALE
Friday 21 September, 9.00am AEDT– Saturday 22 September, 12.00am AEDT
GP
Wednesday 26 September, 9.00am AEDT
PRICES
GA $189 + BFs (including Optus Pre-sale)

RIP VIEWING PLATFORM EXPERIENCE: MELBOURNE – $379 + BFs
Take your Download 2019 experience up a few notches. Forget VIP, you can RIP!

  • Event ticket to Download Festival Melbourne
  • Entry via dedicated RIP Express Lanes
  • Dedicated RIP Viewing Platform right next to the Black/Red (Main) stages which includes –
    • Dedicated RIP Cloak Room
    • An exclusive bar and food offering
    • Your own Download official merchandise stand with some limited-edition items
    • Exclusive Download Festival RIP laminate
    • Re-usable souvenir Download Festival Cup plus complimentary drink
    • Your very own plush RIP dunnies
    • Complimentary wifi and phone charging stations
    • Shade and seating areas

RIP FESTIVAL BAR EXPERIENCE: SYDNEY – $299 + BFs
Take your Download 2019 experience up a few notches. Forget VIP, you can RIP!

  • Event ticket to Download Festival Sydney
  • Entry via dedicated RIP Express Lanes
  • Dedicated RIP Zone which includes –
    • Dedicated RIP Cloak Room
    • An exclusive bar and food offering
    • Your own Download official merchandise stand with some limited-edition items
    • Exclusive Download Festival RIP laminate
    • Re-usable souvenir Download Festival Cup plus complimentary drink
    • Your very own plush RIP dunnies
    • Complimentary wifi and phone charging stations
    • Shade and seating areas

DOUBLE DOWN(LOAD) TICKET: $360 + BFs 
Want more Ozzy? Need more Slayer? Then why not double down on your Download experience with the Double Down(load) ticket.

With a Double Down(load) ticket you won’t have to miss a thing with discounted general admission entry to both Download Sydney on Saturday 9 March 2019 AND Download Melbourne on Monday 11 March 2019 (Labour Day Public Holiday). It’s a long weekend after all, so why not make the most of Download 2019!

Photo: supplied