*FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT KLAXON*
Download festival has announced the next wave of artists to join the bill for 2018!
ALEXISONFIRE, Asking Alexandria, Babymetal, Black Veil Brides, Body Count FT. Ice T, Bullet For My Valentine, Dream State, In This Moment, Marilyn Manson, Mayday Parade, MESHUGGAH, Neck Deep, Parkway Drive, Rise Againt, The Hives, The Pink Slips and WSTR join headliners Avenged Sevefold, Guns ‘N’ Roses and Ozzy Osbourne!
Asking Alexandria are set to make a welcome return with frontman Danny Worsnop back at the helm! Guitarist Ben Bruce says; “We have been waiting for half a decade to say this again, “DOWNLOAD WE ARE COMING FOR YA!”. Download festival is hands down one of the most exciting festivals in the world to play and so we have decided to bring our biggest show to date over with us. We cannot wait to see you all there. In the words of this year’s legendary headliner, Mama I’m coming home”
Babymetal return following their successful 2016 set and had this to say; “We are so happy to announce that we will be playing at Download UK!! We were last there in 2016 and it is an absolute honour to be returning to this prestigious festival next year. Can’t wait to go back and see everyone there!”
Welsh metallers Bullet For My Valentine return after a five year absence! Matt Tuck rejoices; “We’re so excited to be playing next year’s Download Festival!! It’s been 5 long years now since we last performed at Donington Park, so we’re more than ready to get back on that legendary stage and do what we do best. See you there!”
Parkway Drive return and the Aussie bruisers state; “Parkway Drive are super stoked to be returning to Download for 2018. It’s always a highlight for us to play Download and this time around we’re aiming to top it all. We can’t wait!”
Making their Download debuts are Welsh emo-rockers Dream State, pop punk high flyers WSTR and ’emo pop’ stars Mayday Parade!
Download Festival takes place at Donington Park between June 8-10, 2018!