NEWS: 21 more bands and WWE NXT Live join Download Festival 2018!

In just ten more weeks, the 2018 edition of Download Festival will be upon us, and with the weekend drawing closer and closer, a further 21 names have been confirmed to join this year’s festival line-up, headlined by Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N’ Roses, and Ozzy Osbourne.

Now confirmed to be joining the festival’s expanding bill includes Andrew W.K., Hell Is For Heroes, Bad Religion, Being As An Ocean, CKY, Loathe, and more.

You can find the full line-up as it stands thus far below.

A *
Alexisonfire
All Them Witches
Anchor Lane *
Andrew W.K. *
Asking Alexandria
Avatar *
Avenged Sevenfold
Babymetal
Bad Cop/Bad Cop *
Bad Religion *
Baroness
Being As An Ocean *
Black Foxxes *
Black Stone Cherry
Black Veil Brides
blessthefall
Body Count
Boston Manor
The Bottom Line
The Bronx
Bullet For My Valentine
Bury Tomorrow
Cancer Bats
Cellar Darling *
CKY *
Corrosion Of Conformity
Cradle Of Filth
Culture Abuse *
Dead Cross
Death Blooms
DED *
Dragonforce
Dream State
Ecca Vandal *
Emmure
Employed To Serve
The Faim
Gold Key
Greta Van Fleet
Guns N’ Roses
Hatebreed
Hell Is For Heroes *
Helpless *
Higher Power
The Hives
The Hyena Kill
Igorrr *
In This Moment
Inglorious
Jamie Lenman
Jonathan Davis
Kaiser Franz Josef *
Knocked Loose
Koyo
Kreator
L7
Lawnmower Deth *
Less Than Jake
Loathe *
The Maine
Malevolence
Marilyn Manson
Marmozets
Mayday Parade
Meshuggah
Milk Teeth
Miss May I
Monster Truck
Myke Gray
Myrkur
Neck Deep
No Hot Ashes
Nothing More *
Ozzy Osbourne
Parkway Drive
The Pink Slips
Plini
Powerflo
Puppy
Rise Against
Rolo Tomassi
Savage Messiah
SHVPES
Shinedown
Sleep Token
Starcrawler *
Stick To Your Guns
Stray From The Path
The Struts
Sun Arcana
The Temperance Movement
TesseracT
Thrice
Thunder
Thy Art Is Murder
Tigress
Turbonegro
Volbeat
Von Hertzen Brothers
Wayward Sons
Whiskey Myers
Woes
WSTR
You Me At Six
Zeal & Ardor

* = New line-up addition

Along with a whole host of new bands and acts who’ll be performing across the weekend, the festival organisers have also confirmed that WWE NXT Live will be returning yet again to the Donington grounds, providing alternative entertainment in the form of some wrestling action.

Though more are still to be announced over the coming weeks, the currently named stars (though this is subject to change) are as follows.

Adam Cole
Aleister Black
Kairi Sane
Nikki Cross
Ricochet
Shayna Baszler
The Undisputed ERA
Velveteen Dream

This year’s Download Festival will take place on June 8th-10th 2018 at Donington Park, Derby.

Tickets are available now, including both camping and non-camping options, and also the option to pay via an instalment plan, and can be purchased online through the festival’s official website (here).

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