ORIGINAL STORY: The website for Download Festival Australia has been brought to life this morning, and it suggests the festival will be making its Australian debut in Melbourne in 2018.
Touring company Live Nation purchased the Australian domain name for Download Festival last year, and the website finally went live this morning. While the homepage of the site remains blank, the title of the page reads, “Download Festival Australia | Melborne [sic] 2018,” with Melbourne spelled incorrectly. (UPDATE: The website now appears to be offline)
The landing page for the site also mentions tour promoters Unified and Secret Sounds, but also misspells Melbourne:
Music Feeds has contacted Live Nation, Unified and Secret Sounds for comment.
Download Australia’s debut lineup is yet to be announced, but you can check out the gallery below for a list of 12 acts we think could end up on the roster.
Today’s website launch comes after months of hype, which saw former Soundwave promoters tease that the festival’s Australian debut would be announced in October, after revealing that Download was in talks with “two amazing headliners” for the down under event.
Music Feeds first broke news of Download Festival’s plans for Australia last year.
12 Bands We Think Could Be On The Download Festival Australia Lineup
The Download Festival Australia Website Is Now Live (UPDATED) - Music Feeds
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