Download Festival 2017, Donington - 9th to 12th June,

    DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 20 BANDS!

    31st March 2017

    DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT * CODE ORANGE * MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA * SIKTH * SUICIDE SILENCE * KROKODIL AND MORE!

    Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event has announced another plethora of bands, from legends and new talent alike, including Devin Townsend Project, Suicide Silence, Code Orange and many more. Download Festival takes place on 9 - 11 June 2017 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire.

    Tickets are on sale here. New to 2017, The Avalanche Stage shines a spotlight on everyone from the biggest global acts, to the latest breaking bands. Headlined by the previously announced Sleeping With Sirens, Simple Plan and The Dillinger Escape Plan, the Avalanche Stage will be hosted by new music champions, Kerrang’s Fresh Blood.

     

    DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCES A MAMMOTH 48 BANDS

    21st February 2017 

    STEEL PANTHER * A DAY TO REMEMBER * THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN * SUICIDAL TENDENCIES * IN FLAMES * KVELERTAK * BARONESS * HACKTIVIST * CREEPER * MOOSE BLOOD AND MORE!

    Download Festival, the world’s premier rock and metal event has made an unprecedented announcement, adding over forty of the world’s biggest bands to an unparalled bill including Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies and In Flames. Download Festival takes place on 9 - 11 June 2017 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Latest line-up here and tickets available here.

     

    MORE THAN 20 ADDITIONAL NAMES ADDED TO THE DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL LINE UP

    2nd December 2016

    AIRBOURNE * ALTER BRIDGE * CLUTCH * OPETH * MASTODON * COHEED AND CAMBRIA, DEVILDRIVER * SUM 41 * GOOD CHARLOTTE * PIERCE THE VEIL AND MANY MORE

    Download Festival, the world’s premier rock and metal event has announced more than twenty of the world’s most electrifying bands in rock, pop punk, hardcore and metal. Also unveiled is the newly named third stage – The Avalanche Stage – with a punk, emo and post-hardcore edge, including headline performance from the previously announced Simple Plan and Sleeping With Sirens. The three day festival takes place on 9 - 11 June 2017 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now here.

    Joining headliners System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith for the ultimate rock event of the year are hard rock juggernauts Alter Bridge. Fresh from packing out London’s O2 Arena, and back with new album The Last Hero, Myles Kennedy and his crew will ensure the crowds are in for an unforgettable experience. The most ferocious live force to come out of Australia since AC/DC; Airbourne, will be delivering no frills rock ‘n’ roll with an intensity and energy that will tear up the Main Stage.

     

    SYSTEM OF A DOWN, BIFFY CLYRO AND AEROSMITH ANNOUNCED AS 2017 DOWNLOAD HEADLINERS

    3rd November 2016

    SYSTEM OF A DOWN * BIFFY CLYRO * AEROSMITH * SLAYER * ROB ZOMBIE * PROPHETS OF RAGE * FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH * AFI *OF MICE & MEN * SLEEPING WITH SIRENS * MOTIONLESS IN WHITE *  SIMPLE PLAN * EVERY TIME I DIE * THE STORY SO FAR * FOZZY PLUS MORE!

    Download Festival, the world’s premier rock and metal event has announced System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith as its 2017 headliners, as well as twelve of the world’s most exciting bands in rock, pop punk, hardcore and metal. The three day festival takes place on 9 - 11 June 2017 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now !

    Alt rock / metal favourites System of a Down make a welcomed return to headline Download Festival for the third time on Friday 9 June. Always putting on a live performance of epic proportions, the dynamos behind some of the biggest selling metal hits of all time; Toxicity, Chop Suey, B.Y.O.B and Aerials will open the show with their unique blend of disjointed hardcore metal.

    The current unstoppable rock force that is Biffy Clyro will step up for their Download headline debut on Saturday 10 June, bringing their full-throttle stadium-sized show to Donington Park. Having scored their second Number 1 album with Ellipsis in 2016, the band are embracing stratospheric success built on a foundation of huge hits such as Wolves Of Winter, Bubbles, Mountains and many more. Biffy Clyro have arrived and Download is theirs for the taking.

    Classic rock powerhouse Aerosmith make their spectacular return to headline the Main Stage on Sunday 11 June, in what will be their only UK appearance of 2017. After consistently proving they are one of the best bands in the world, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, and Brad Whitford will close the festival weekend with style and panache as they rip through Dude (Looks Like a Lady), Walk This Way, Don’t Want to Miss a Thing and more.

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