Bring back the smeared eyeliner and side-swept bangs. After the shocking announcement that My Chemical Romance is getting back together for a reunion tour in 2020, we’ve just been hit with the exciting news that they will be blessing us in Australia with two headline acts at Download Festival.
Since the announcement, the internet has gone into an emotional and angsty teenager meltdown. Picture this: you’re in your early teens, begging your parents to let you see the hottest emo band My Chemical Romance. They understandably say no. Now you’re in your early 20s and the dream band you never got to see live have finally announced a reunion gig. The news has initiated a call to arms for fans to come together and sing the moving chorus of ‘Mama’.
Don’t take our word for it, check out our fave reaction tweet to this announcement:
I’ve been holding this toilet roll since MCR made their Aus/NZ announcements pic.twitter.com/OIxvVsgsh8
— •becton• (@swallowmyeyes) November 5, 2019
And as if partying it up with the once-in-a-lifetime reunion band wasn’t enough, you can also catch other emo-tastic legends like Jimmy Eat World and Deftones to scratch your angsty punk music itch.
Don’t walk, don’t pass GO, and don’t hesitate to grab these tickets before they sell out. We’ve included some handy accommodation options for you to enjoy post-festival.
Download Festival 2020 Full Line Up
My Chemical Romance (Australian Exclusive)
Jimmy Eat World
Clutch (Australian Exclusive)
Alestorm (Australian Exclusive)
Lacuna Coil (Australian Exclusive)
Hands Like Houses
In Hearts Wake
New Years Day
Downtown Festival 2020
Tickets on sale November 13th at 12pm
Melbourne, Melbourne Showgrounds
Friday, March 20th
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Swanston Street, ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments, ibis Melbourne Central, ibis Melbourne Glen Waverley
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