NEWS: Download 2012 confirm more bands, fifth stage and UK club nights!

With only eight weeks to go until Download Festival 2012 opens its gates, a further 19 bands have been confirmed and added to this year’s festival line-up; including Ghost, La Dispute, My Passion and more. All newly announced bands are listed below:

The Dirty Youth
Feed The Rhino
La Dispute
Lawnmother Deth
My Passion
No Americana
Royal Cartel
Saint Jude
Silent Descent
Six Hour Sundown
The Union
Voodoo Johnson
With One Last Breath

The festival has also confirmed a fifth acoustic stage, which sees the return of the JägerRock Truck as The Jägermeister Acoustic Stage following huge demand after its great success last year. The acoustic stage will host exclusive acoustic sets from famous live rock bands across the weekend.

Download Club Nights have been announced in the run up to the festival too, taking place across the UK on April 20th and April 21st, with guest ticket giveaways and other prizes up for the taking. All cities/clubs taking part and on which date are outlined below:

APRIL 20 – LONDON, Sin @ The Electric Ballroom (10:00PM)
APRIL 21 – NEWCASTLE, Legends (from 9:00PM)
APRIL 21 – BIRMINGHAM, Vudu (from 9:30PM)
APRIL 21 – LONDON, Decadence @ St. Moritz (from 10:30PM)
APRIL 21 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City (from 9:00PM)
APRIL 21 – MANCHESTER, Satan’s Hollow (from 9:00PM)
APRIL 21 – LIVERPOOL, Krazy House (from 9:00PM)
APRIL 21 – NORWICH, Meltdown @ The Waterfront (10:00PM)
APRIL 21 – SHEFFIELD, Reservoir Rocks @ The Corporation (from 10:00PM)
APRIL 21 – GLASGOW, The Cathouse (from 10:30PM)
APRIL 21 – CARDIFF, Bogiez (from 10:00PM)
APRIL 21 – WOLVERHAMPTON, Corrosion @ The Wulfrun (from 10:00PM)

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