It’s a HUGE announcement in terms of bands for Download Festival this morning with another THIRTY-EIGHT names added to the festival lineup. So, without further ado, the latest confirmations are *takes deep breath*:
A, Aaron Keylock, Allusondrugs, American Fangs, Apocalyptica, Beartooth, Blackberry Smoke, Butcher Babies, Cavalera Conspiracy, Code Orange, Counterparts, Crobot, The Dead Daisies, Decade, Dolomite Minor, Empire, Fightstar, Ghost Town, God Damn, Heart of a Coward, Hey! Hello!, Hyena, Iconic Eye, In Hearts Wake, Insomnium, Love Zombies, Modestep, New Years Day, The One Hundred, The Pink Slips, Pop Evil, Purson, ROAM, Rival State, Sirens in the Delta, The Sword, Sylosis and Trash Boat. Phew!
Max Cavalera says: “I’m excited to return to Download with Cavalera Conspiracy – I promise you the most brutal show ever.”
Adam Perry, A frontman, adds: “We are stoked to be playing Download again. The last time we played was in 2005, so it’s been a while! Shay, formerly of Kids in Glass Houses, will be joining us on bass for the show. It feels great to have A back in our lives.”
With the day splits now confirmed as well, day tickets for the festival will be going on sale this Friday as well, perfect for those people who medically need to see a certain band in the flesh but cannot afford to do the whole weekend experience.
As ever, to see the full lineup and purchase tickets, go to the main website here.