Melbourne’s The Gloom In The Corner and Newcastle’s Big Nasty will open the Download 2020 shows in Melbourne and Sydney respectively after winning the triple J Unearthed Download Festival competition.
The bands will play 30-minute sets in their respective cities among acts like My Chemical Romance, Deftones and In Flames.
The Gloom In The Corner take to the Dogtooth Stage in Melbourne at midday on March 20.
Big Nasty will perform on the Dogtooth Stage in Sydney at midday on March 21.
According to the radio station, a panel of triple j experts scoured the Unearthed website between January 20 and February 16 to find the winner, picked based on their ability to deliver a good live performance suitable for a Download Festival audience.
The prize consists of the opportunity to perform and a performance fee of $500