Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “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.”
Announced to play today are; Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies, Creeper, Baroness, Anathema, In Flames, Wednesday 13, Alestorm, Kvelertak, Charm The Fury, Northlane, The Devil Wears Prada, Hacktivist, As It Is, State Champs, Trash Boat, Moose Blood, Junior, The King Blues, Touche Amore, Normandie, The Cadillac Three, Wallflower, Grove Street Families, Te Lounge Kittens, Aaron Buchanan & the Cult Classics, Idles, Dinosaur Pile-Up, The Contortionist, Venom Prison, Fizzy Blood, She Must Burn, Moses, Casey, Stone Broken, Brutai, The LaFontaines, Holding Absence, Dead Label, Like A Storm, Devilskin, Blood Youth, I The Mighty, Dead!, Sabaton and Red Sun Rising.
They are set to join the already announced AFI, Aerosmith, Airbourne, Alter Bridge, Astroid Boys, Basement, Biffy Clyro, Clitch, Coheed and Cambria, Crown the Empire, Devildriver, Every Time I Die, Exodus, Five Finger Death Punch, Four Year Strong, Fozzy, God Damn,Good Charlotte, Greywind, Issues, Knuckle Puck, Lost Society, Mastodon, Ministry, Motionless in White, Of Mice & Men, Opeth, Pierce the Veil, Prophets of Rage, Rob Zombie, Sabaton, Simple Plan, Slayer, Sleeping With Sirens, Sum 41, System of a Down, The Dead Daisies, The One Hundred, The Story So Far and Wakrat.
Awesome line-up ey? Have you got your tickets yet? If not, make sure you grab them now as Donington Park is set for be the place to be between 9-11 June 2017.