Download 2020 welcomes The Black Parade, with headliners My Chemical Romance

Emo legends My Chemical Romance damn near broke the internet with their recently announced reunion. And fans Down Under won’t have long to practice their eyeliner, with Download today announcing that the New Jersey band will headline its 2020 festivals, in their only Australian live shows.

Alt-metal band Deftones and MCR’s fellow emo/alt icons Jimmy Eat World also made the line-up, with Clutch, Alestorm, and Lacuna Coil performing their only Aussie dates as part of the festival. Fans can also catch the likes of In Flames and Hands Likes Houses – and there’s plenty more still to be announced!

Download 2020 has dates set in both Melbourne (March 20th) and Sydney (March 21st), with tickets on sale from Wednesday November 15th.
Head over to the festival website for ticketing details and to check out the line-up so far!


Jodie Sloan

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