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Download Festival Australia 2018 Lineup Announced

Written by Tom Williams on November 9, 2017

It’s finally here — the lineup for Download Festival‘s Australian debut has arrived, and it’s topped by the likes of metal heroes Korn, Limp Bizkit and Prophets Of Rage.

Set to make its Aussie debut at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse in March, Download will also feature sets from Mastodon, Good Charlotte, Suicidial Tendencies, Gojira and more, including Aussie acts like Northlane, Trophy Eyes and King Parrot.

The lineup currently features a total of 28 acts (although 29 are promised on the official lineup poster), and around a third of them are from right here in Australia. View the full roster in all its glory, below.

Music Feeds first broke news of Korn, Limp Bizkit, Prophets Of Rage and NOFX’s inclusion on the lineup earlier this month, before festival organisers revealed the date, venue and other details ahead of the festival’s debut down under.

While Download will make its debut in Melbourne next year, organisers have revealed plans to expand the festival into a national touring event in the coming years, depending on the success of its initial outings.

Download Festival will make its Australian debut on Saturday, 24th March, and will be a licensed 18+ event. Details below.

UPDATE 09/02/18: Two band have pulled out of the first-ever Australian edition of Download Festival.

UPDATE 15/02/18: Download Festival Australia Adds Two New Acts To 2018 Lineup

UPDATE 27/02/18: Download Festival Melbourne Adds Final Act To 2018 Lineup

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Download Festival Australia 2018 Lineup

Cast Down

Joining…

Make Them Suffer
High Tension

Joining…

Korn (Only Australian Show)
Prophets Of Rage
Limp Bizkit
Mastodon
Good Charlotte
NOFX
Suicidal Tendencies
Gojira
Amon Amarth
Arch Enemy
Falling In Reverse
Neck Deep
Sabaton
Hot Water Music
Of Mice & Men
The Story So Far
Northlane
Trophy Eyes
Nails
Issues
Bad Cop/Bad Cop
Ocean Grove
Psycroptic
King Parrot
Clowns
Chase Atlantic
Cursed Earth
Alpha Wolf

Download Festival Australia 2018

Saturday, 24th March
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets: Official Website

Get To Know The 2018 Download Festival Australia Lineup

(In no particular order…)

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