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Just when you thought the Download Festival Australia 2019 line-up couldn’t possibly get any better, the renowned Festival’s third line-up is dropped, adding a huge five more bands to the already packed schedule!
The Festival have also announced a crucial new ‘Ascension Stage’, dedicated to the up and comers of Australia and beyond who are on a journey to becoming our new future headliners.
Justice For The Damned:
Residing in Western Sydney, Greyscale Records’ five-piece Justice For The Damned have hit heavy with their latest single No Brother, No Friend. Touring relentlessly, the band show true passion for what they do, and have completed their own headline tours, supported Thy Art Is Murder, along with shows joining Miss May I and Parkway Drive. Justice For The Damned also joined fellow Sydneysiders Polaris on their sold out tour last year.
Brisbane Death-Metal outfit Aversions Crown continue to slay and demolish everything in their path. In Anticipation for Download Australia, the band have a mountain of festivals and shows under their belts. Their level of destruction can be seen through their range of speed, violence and audio manipulation. Their latest single The Breeding Process encompasses this completely.
In perfect New Zealand form, Devilskin entered the countries national album charts at number one, and stayed in the top 40 for just over a whole year, over 54 weeks! This outfit also have a highly persistent touring schedule, and prove to have humble musical values and endless passion. With huge diversity, their latest single Endo highlights the band’s huge personality.
Eat Your Heart Out:
Eat Your Heart Out originate from one of Australia’s best music hubs, Newcastle, New South Wales. After making a huge impact on the music scene from their formation in 2012, the band carry a truly unique sound combining grunge-emo-pop-punk energy. The truth within the band’s lyrics completely support the genre and what they stand for as a group.
The Beautiful Monument:
The way Melbourne’s rock act The Beautiful Monument never fail to mesmerise their audience and bring a unique energy to the stage makes them unmissable. The tremendously hard-workers hit huge topics of discussion about the journey through the mental and physical destruction on broken relationships and abuse. The band’s diverse songwriting has gathered them a distinct fanbase, as they continue to keep people guessing with anticipation for their album to come before Download.