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Download Festival UK Announces 70+ Bands FOR 2022


Download Festival isn’t taking place this year but they have just announced 70+ bands for 2022.  The next wave of artists joining previously announced headliners: KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro.

New artists JUST added, and bringing the mosh to #DL2022, include:
DeftonesKorn, Megadeth, The Pretty Reckless, Steel PantherThe Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, Sepultura.

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Download Festival UK 2021 is cancelled & headliners for 2022 revealed


Download Festival 2021 has unfortunately been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

The 2021 event, which was set to take place at Donington Park from June 4-6, with Kiss, Biffy Clyro and System Of A Down as headliners. With the event cancelled the organisers did offer some good news in the form of confirming the headliners for 2022 with Kiss and Biffy Clyro re-confirmed to headline and with the addition of Iron Maiden as one of the headliners now instead of Sytem Of A Down.

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL ADDS 17 BANDS TO THE 2021 LINE UP


Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced 17 new bands for 2021, including the mighty Megadeth, Descendents, Boston Manor, Northlane, Venom Prison, Salem, The Skints, Renounced, Static Dress, The Injester and more. They will join the already stellar line up, headlined by KISS, Biffy Clyro and System Of A Down. The three-day festival takes place on 4-6 June 2021 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Day tickets will go on sale at 9am on Thursday 29 October via downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

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Download Festival UK Announce 2021 Headliners + Over 70 Other Bands


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After the sad but inevitable cancellation of Download Festival 2020 due to Covid-19 Download Festival UK has announced their 3 headliners for 2021 – KISS, Biffy Clyro and System Of A Down today plus over 70 other acts!

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Download Festival TV Release Schedule/ Event Takes Place From This Friday 12th – 14th


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Download Festival Announced Download TV: A Virtual Festival after recently announcing due to the coronavirus that festival was sadly but understandable cancelled. The virtual festival takes place from this Friday the 12-14th June 2020.

From the comfort of your home you can attend this virtual event via their YouTubeFacebookTwitter and Instagram channels, on 12th-14th June.

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THE HEAVY METAL TRUANTS ANNOUNCE VIRTUAL CHARITY RIDE SET TO BE BIGGEST YET


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The Heavy Metal Truants have today announced that their eighth annual fundraising ride from London to the hallowed grounds of Castle Donington for Download Festival, will go ahead virtually.  The charity cycling group, founded in 2013 by ex-Metal Hammer Editor in Chief Alexander Milas and Iron Maiden Manager Rod Smallwood, raise money for children’s charities through events, memorabilia auctions and their annual charity cycle ride from London to Download Festival.  To date, the Heavy Metal Truants have raised £681,500 for Teenage Cancer TrustNordoff Robbins and Childline.  This year they welcome the addition of Save The Children as an international charity beneficiary.

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