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NEWS: WWE NXT Live to return to Download Festival 2017!

Along with boasting to host one of the best rock/metal festival weekenders in the UK all year long, this year’s Download Festival has just got even bigger by confirming that following its success last year, WWE NXT Live will be returning to the festival’s Donington grounds.

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NEWS: Four Year Strong announce one-off Glasgow show on June 8th 2017!

Ahead of their appearance at this year’s Download Festival in June, pop-punk favourites Four Year Strong have confirmed that they’ll be performing a one-off headline show in Glasgow, where they’ll be performing their album ‘Rise Or Die Trying’ in full as part of the record’s tenth anniversary.

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NEWS: Steel Panther and 40+ more bands join Download Festival 2017!

Donington’s Download Festival is known for being the premium rock and metal festival for the UK, and they’re certainly on track of maintaining that reputation for 2017. The organisers have just confirmed over 40 more bands to join the bill.

The latest names to join the festival bill include A Day To Remember, Steel Panther, Northlane, The King Blues, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Casey, Moose Blood, and more.

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NEWS: Mastodon, Sum 41, Alter Bridge and more named for Download Festival 2017!

We may be deep into the cold months of winter right now, but the organisers of Download Festival are keeping our appetites whet for the summer to come by confirming another batch of bands to form the festivities of the 2017 edition of the event.

The latest names to join the festival bill include Mastodon, Sum 41, Alter Bridge, Airbourne, Good Charlotte, Pierce The Veil, and more.

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NEWS: AFI confirmed to support Deftones during UK tour in May 2017!

Along with dropping their new album ‘AFI (The Blood Album)’ in January, Californian punk rockers AFI have now been confirmed as main support for Deftones during their short headline run across the UK in May, which comes ahead of their already confirmed Download Festival appearance in June.

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NEWS: First bands confirmed for Download Festival 2017!

Though we’ve waited a little bit longer than usual to get that first Download Festival announcement, it’s finally here. The festival organisers have now confirmed that System Of A Down, Biffy Clyro, and Aerosmith will headline the main stage at the 2017 edition of the rock and metal weekender.

You can check out an official poster and list of all of the bands announced for the festival so far below:

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LIVE: Download Festival @ Donington Park (Saturday – 11/06/2016)

Date: June 11th, 2016
Venue: Donington Park, Donington
Website: www.downloadfestival.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/downloadfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/downloadfest

It would come as no surprise if the 2016 run of Download Festival would be known forever going forward as the year of Drownload. Easily the wettest Download Festival to have happened, with storms and torrential downpours happening throughout almost the whole weekend, it’d be impossible to be mud free, even if you were only catching one band. Thankfully, we had wellies and warm waterproof clothing well equipped. Download, let’s be ‘aving ya!

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LIVE: Download Festival @ Donington Park (Friday – 10/06/2016)

Date: June 10th, 2016
Venue: Donington Park, Donington
Website: www.downloadfestival.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/downloadfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/downloadfest

It would come as no surprise if the 2016 run of Download Festival would be known forever going forward as the year of Drownload. Easily the wettest Download Festival to have happened, with storms and torrential downpours happening throughout almost the whole weekend, it’d be impossible to be mud free, even if you were only catching one band. Thankfully, we had wellies and warm waterproof clothing well equipped. Download, let’s be ‘aving ya!

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NEWS: Babymetal join Download Festival 2016 line-up!

Pop metal sensations Babymetal have been confirmed to appear at next months Download Festival.

The band released their sophomore LP ‘Metal Resistance’ earlier this year, and will play the festivals main stage. Check out the full line up so far below:

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NEWS: Juliette And The Licks, Raging Speedhorn and more join Download Festival 2016!

Download Festival have confirmed twelve more acts to join its 2016 bill, who will perform alongside the likes of Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden. Check out the new additions below:

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