When I was a young boy...
Well hot damn. The anticipation for Download has been mounting in recent days and today the festival has revealed the first round of acts that will be heading to the festival next March.
My Chemical Romance lead the first announcement with their only Australian shows - be still our beating hearts - following the news last week of their reunion.
They will be joined by the likes of Deftones, Jimmy Eat World, Clutch, Ministry and Testament.
In Flames, Alestorm, Carcass, Lacuna Coil, Hands Like Houses and more will also be appearing at the festival, which will be moving to Melbourne Showgrounds on 20 March before returning to Sydney's Parramatta Park on Saturday 21 March.
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Tickets for the event go on sale to the general public at 9am on 13 November with the pre-sale opening on 11 November. Check out theGuide for more info and the full line-up below.
First Line-up Announcement
My Chemical Romance - (Only Aus Shows)
Deftones || Jimmy Eat World || Clutch (Only Aus Shows)
Ministry || In Flames || Testament || Alestorm (Only Aus Shows)
Carcass|| Lacuna Coil (Only Aus Shows) || Hands Like Houses || In Hearts Wake || The HU || Baroness || Ne Obliviscaris
Bodyjar || New Years Day || Clowns || Venom Prison
SKYND || Thornhill || Disentomb || Stand Atlantic || Plini || RedHook || Dregg