Download Festival adds 48 bands to line-up

Download Festival adds 48 bands to line-up

A whopping 48 bands have just been added to this year’s Download Festival, with Steel Panther, A Day To Remember and The Dillinger Escape Plan among those gracing the bill.

Other acts confirmed this morning include Suicidal Tendencies, In Flames, Kvelertak, Baroness, Hacktivist, Creeper, Moose Blood plus many more.

Download Festival’s Andy Copping commented: “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Cadillac Three, Suicidal Tendencies and more, along with some of the most exciting new talent in the game such as Creeper, Red Sun Rising and Hacktivist. Right through from The Dogtooth Stage, all the way to the top, fans are guaranteed to witness an incredible weekend of music from their trusted favourites, and discover new favourite bands of the future.”

Tickets for the Donnington Park event, which takes place from June 9-11 are on sale now.

The festival’s Dave Bradley added: “We’re stoked to represent the many facets of rock in this announcement. We’ve always been invested in booking bands across every stage that have the grit and determination to step up and be headliners of the future. The Avalanche Stage is really exciting this year, promising three days of unapologetic rock, pop punk and metal from the likes of State Champs, As It Is, Moose Blood and Trash Boat. Festival goers better get in that tent early - we’ve got face melting riffs and one hell of a weekend in store.”

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