Download Announced

First line-up revealed

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Newly reformed emo punks My Chemical Romance are heading the bill for next year’s Download Festival shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

The festivals will be the band’s only Australian appearance after announcing their reformation only days ago. Joining them in the first announcement are Deftones, Clutch, Jimmy Eat World, In Flames, Lacuna Coil, Alestorm, Testament, Ministry, Carcass, Baroness, Venom Prison, In Hearts Wake, Disentomb, The Hu, Bodyjar, Hands Like Houses, Ne Obliviscaris, Clowns, SKYND, Thornhill, Stand Atlantic, Plini, Dregg, RedHook and New Year’s Day. General sales begin 13 November, with pre-sales from November 11.