Ten bands have already been announced for Download Festival 2016, including Iron Maiden, Rammstein, Deftones and Black Sabbath but now a whole new bunch have been added.
Shinedown (who self-confirmed on Facebook), Neck Deep, Billy Talent and Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes have all been announced alongside Beartooth, Architects , The Amity Affliction and Ghost.
Oh, but the fun doesn’t stop there.
Gojira, Ho99o9 and Down will also be at Download 2016 as will Milk Teeth (yay!), Black Foxxes, Havok, Counting Days, Lawnmower Death, Attila (boo!), Dead!, Tremonti, Fort Hope, Breaking Benjamin, Tesseract, Skindred, Saxon, Killswitch Engage and Twin Atlantic.
If that wasn’t enough Don Broco, Delain, Atreya, Skillet, Rival Sons and Halestorm have also been announced, joining the already confirmed Nightwish, Korn, Motorhead, Megadeath, Distrubed and Gutterdammerung.
— Download Festival (@DownloadFest) December 6, 2015
So a few excellent bands for you to wrap your heads around then. Roll on summer.
Download Festival takes place 10th-12th June 2016. Tickets are on sale now.
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