27 new bands, including K! faves The Ghost Of A Thousand, Attack! Attack!, Suicide Silence, have been added to the bill of the Kerrang!-sponsored Download festival.
The full list of new additions is as follows: 13 Riots, Attack! Attack!, Billy Boy On Poison, Bleed From Within, Fei Comodo, Flood Of Red, Forever Never, Hardcore Superstar, In Case Of Fire, Jett Black, Logan, Million$ Reload, New Device, People In Planes, Raucous Jays, Serpico, Sleepercurve, Suicide Silence, Symphony Cult, The Auteur, The Computers, The Crave, The Ghost Of A Thousand, The Instigators, Outcry Collective and Tripswitch.
Download 2009 takes place at Donington Park on June 12, 13 and 14 and will be headlined by:Faith No More (Friday 13), Slipknot (Saturday 13) and Def Leppard (Sunday 14).
Other acts on the bill include: 69 Eyes, A Day To Remember, Anvil, Architects, Auger Bane, Backyard Babies, Billy Talent, Black Spiders, Black Stone Cherry, Brides, Bring Me The Horizon, Buckcherry, Chris Cornell, Clutch, Dear Superstar, DevilDriver, Dir en grey, Down, DragonForce, Dream Theater, Esoterica, Facecage, Fightstar, Five Finger Death Punch, General Fiasco, Go:Audio, God Forbid, Hatebreed, Hexes, Hollywood Undead, Hostile, Hunting The Minotaur, In This Moment, Japanese Voyeurs, Journey, Karma To Burn, Killswitch Engage, Korn, Lacuna Coil, Lauren Harris, Lawnmower Deth, Limp Bizkit, Loaded, Loverman, Man Raze, Marilyn Manson, Meshuggah, Middle Class Rut, Motley Crue, No Americana, Opeth, Papa Roach, Parkway Drive, Pendulum, Pulled Apart By Horses, Sacred Mother Tongue, Shinedown, Skin, Staind, Static-X, Steadlur, Stone Gods, Suicide Silence, Sylosis, Tesla, The Answer, The Blackout, The Prodigy, Therapy?, Tim 'Ripper' Owens, Trigger The Bloodshed, Trivium, Turbo Wolf, Violent Soho, Voivod, Volbeat, We Are The Ocean, White Man Kamikaze, Whitesnake, You Me At Six and ZZ Top.