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by Carina Lawrence

Download Festival 2023 will mark their special 20th-anniversary edition, their biggest and longest festival yet, being four days instead of the usual three and taking place on 8-11th June 2023. Metallica, Bring Me The Horizon, and Slipknot headline a great year for the UK’s biggest rock festival, and Metallica will perform two headline sets with no repeat songs. As expected, their 20th-anniversary celebration boasts a mega line-up for a record-breaking year for the festival, as 2023’s event is the fastest-selling Download ever. Here are some reasons this year’s event is breaking records and some bands we are particularly excited to see added to the anniversary bill!

Continue reading PREVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL UK 8th-11TH JUNE 2023

Download Festival’s 20th Anniversary becomes the fastest-selling Download Festival ever

Download Festival is witnessing its fastest ever selling year, with Early Bird tickets and the much sought-after RIP packages selling out in record time, following the launch party on Monday at London’s NoMad hotel. Celebrating an incredible 20 years, the special 20th anniversary edition, taking place for the first time over 4 days on 8-11 June 2023, will feature headliners Bring Me The Horizon, Slipknot and Metallica, who will perform two headline sets with no repeat songs. Also announced were over 60 bands including the likes of Evanescence, Placebo, Parkway Drive, The Distillers, Within Temptation, Ghost, Disturbed, an exclusive reunion from The Blackout and many more.

Book tickets now and be part of this historical event: https://downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.