Sum 41, Thy Art Is Murder, 12 Foot Ninja, Pennywise And More Added To Download Australia

The franchising of Download Festival continues after terrific forays into France and Spain with Sydney and Melbourne, Australia now shaping up to be one of the stronger festival lineups in recent memory. Six new bands have joined a killer lineup including Sum 41, Thy Art Is Murder, 12 Foot Ninja, Pennywise, Slaves (UK) and Voyager. They compliment the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains, Ghost, Rise Against, The Amity Affliction, Anthrax, Halestorm,Behemoth, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Converge, Fever 333 and many more on Saturday, 9th March in Parramatta Park, Sydney (18+) and Monday 11th March (long weekend) at Flemington Racecourse, in Melbourne. Tickets are on sale now at the links below. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains And Ghost To Play Download Australia

Download Festival Australia has been announced for 2019, as a two-date festival experience in Sydney and Melbourne next March. Headling the festival are Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains and Ghost are among the confirmed bands. These two shows will represent Ozzy’s only shows in Australia on the “No More Tears 2” tour. More bands will be announced soon. The two-date, five-stage affair, hitting Sydney’s Parramatta Park on Saturday, March 9 and Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on Monday, March 11 has tickets on sale now. Continue reading

News: Bring Me The Horizon ‘Not 100%’ Confirmed For Soundwave Fest?

soundwave 2016

Lots of suggestive drama surrounding the Soundwave Festival in Australia as headliner Bring Me The Horizon tweeted that they were not 100 percent confirmed to play the event as originally reported, as the fest is scheduled to begin in January 23-26, 2016.

Bring Me The Horizon, by Melina D Photography

Bring Me The Horizon, by Melina D Photography

Event coordinator AJ Maddah responded to distressed fans with this response:

Prior to the Bring Me The Horizon episode, Aussie punkers Frenzal Rhomb posted an odd Facebook status over their drummer Gordy Forman’s recovery since he broke his arm in a botched stage diving attempt at a gig this past July.

Getting closer, motherfuckers.It’s been a cunt of a 6 month stitch, but I can actually hit a drum now!If Soundwave…

Posted by Frenzal Rhomb on Saturday, December 12, 2015

Lastly, Relient K, Walls Of Jericho and Darkc3ll were added to the growing lineup. Stay tuned for further updates.