The Faction || Hardest 100 Of 2019 Countdown

2019 was a watershed year for heavy music in Australia and indeed, the world. A titanium-strength year for releases worldwide, multiple Australian heavy music festivals stormed the scene, successful tour after successful tour destroyed venues all over the country – and the scene galvanised more than ever!


It’s now your time to vote in Australia’s premier user-voted “for the heavy scene, by the heavy scene” top 100 countdown which will be broadcasted on The Faction!


The Faction is here to provide Australian Heavy Music fans with the ultimate Download Festival Australia comedown/Sunday Session & BBQ listening party with The Faction Hardest 100 of 2019 Live Radio Countdown on Sunday March 22nd 2020! Plan your party weekend accordingly!


Song Voting is open NOW at The Faction’s brand new custom-built voting platform at (and in the app!) – with punters who vote going into the draw to possibly win prizes from Download Festival Australia, Unify Gathering, 24 Hundred, The Faction Merch Packs and more.


The voting system for the Hardest 100 of 2019 has been updated for this year’s voting, with users now able to create a shortlist to narrow down their choices before selecting their final 10 favourite heavy songs of 2019. Voting will close on Friday 13th March 2020 at 5:00pm AEDT.


Live Countdown parties will be taking place from 11am AEST/12 Midday AEDT in Brisbane (Crowbar), Sydney (Crowbar) and Melbourne (Stay Gold), with all event details to be found at The Faction’s event page! The Sydney event, taking place the day after Download Festival, will be co-hosted by Blunt Magazine!


Get your votes in now, get the day off, plan your day and get down to 100 of your favourite heavy music tracks of 2019!