It has been announced via festival promoter Andy Copping that Buckcherry have pulled out of this year’s Download Festival. Taking their place will be Black Star Riders, the band comprising ex-Thin Lizzy members.
Buckcherry join Skin, After the Burial, and Red, White & Blues in withdrawals from this year’s festival, due to take place next week (12-16 June).
It was also announced that Red, White & Blues‘ slot on second stage will not be filled with stage times to be readjusted accordingly.
— Andy Copping (@Maverick_AC) June 3, 2013