2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington UK, (the spiritual home of rock), Paris France, Madrid Spain. In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth line up of sonic brutality and great times to Sydneysiders for the very first time!
So, which heavyweight heroes will be powering the mosh pits in 2019… you better be sitting down…
Kicking off with a lash of bittersweetness… Ozzy Osbourne and Slayer will be joining Download for the Australian legs of their final ever world tours, we know you all will rise and give them the send-off they both deserve…. Continue reading Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement→
*** TOUR UPDATE ***
THE AMITY AFFLICTION and A DAY TO REMEMBER today announce that they are adding a New Zealand stop to the epic ‘Big Ass Tour’ following the recent announcement of a second Brisbane show. The Amity Affliction, A Day To Remember, Motionless In White and The Ghost Inside will now kick start the ‘Big Ass Tour’ with an R15 show at the Logan Campbell Centre in Auckland on Thursday 10 December, in what will be one of the biggest rock shows of the year.
Tickets for the Auckland show go on sale at midday this Friday 30 October. For complete tour and ticketing details, visit: livenation.com.au.
After being onsale for just 3 days, the Geelong and Coolangatta dates of The Amity Affliction’s ‘The Weigh Downunder Tour’ have completely sold out. To accomodate the demand, an additional and final show has been added at the Coolangatta Hotel for Sunday November 18. Tickets go onsale 9am AEST (Queensland local time) tomorrow October 21.
Arriving at The Hordern Pavilion I found myself meeting a swarm of dark cladded fans, sporting their war paint indicating that the night would be anything but peaceful. But who can blame them? With a line-up that boasts a solid blend of homegrown talent and international stars, what awaited everyone was a fierce display of talent and memorable performances.
Event: Vans Warped Tour Australia 2013 – Sydney www.vanswarpedtouraustralia.com
Venue: Barangaroo, Sydney
Date: December 1, 2013
Bands in this Gallery:
The Amity Affliction
Reel Big Fish
New Found Glory
We Came As Romans
Call The Shots
Buried In Verona
The Summer Set
The Dangerous Summer
** CLICK HERE to read our Live Review: Vans Warped Tour – Sydney – December 1, 2013
Tonight’s all-ages gig meant it was an early start for punters hoping to check out all four bands playing The Big Top at Sydney’s Luna Park. While the eager crowd wrapped its way around the Luna Park grounds in serpentine fashion, patiently waiting for the doors to open, it seems as though most of the other press outlets missed the memo on playing times, with the photo pit looking rather barren for opening act, Buried in Verona.
Heavy music fans in Australia are set for yet another treat this year with Destroy Music – a festival headlined by The Amity Affliction and a recently reformed I Killed the Prom Queen. The undercard is just as unrelenting, featuring Deez Nuts and US band Of Mice and Men.
For The Amity Affliction, Destroy Music marks the band’s first Australian capital cities headline tour since hitting the road last July on the back of their sophomore release “Youngbloods”. Since then they have notched up two UK tours, a mainland European run and returned home to play to tens of thousands of people on the recently completed Soundwave Festival, where they turned heads as the Australian heroes on a 70 band bill. They’ve scored a #6 ARIA debut, multiple magazine covers, topped almost every heavy music poll, had Triple J singles and garnered ARIA and AIR nominations for “Youngbloods”. The Amity Affliction juggernaut is showing no sign of slowing down either. In March and April they will embark on their first ever US tour, taking in close to 40 dates, including SXSW, before returning to Australian shores for Destroy Music. Continue reading Destroy Music feat. The Amity Affliction and I Killed The Prom Queen – May 2011 [Tour News]→