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Download Festival 2018 Announces Over 60 Bands

There’s a lot of killer acts joining the rock event of the year!

While we sit here with the January blues, Download Festival comes along and announces over 60 bands, putting us right in the mood for the summer festival season. 

There’s a lot of names to take in, so prepare yourselves. Joining the line-up, which sees Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Ozzy Osbourne headline, are: 

Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown, Thunder, Volbeat, You Me At Six, The Bronx, Marmozets, Jonathan Davis (Korn), The Temperance Movement, Thrice, Hatebreed, TesseracT, Baroness, Cancer Bats, L7, Dragonforce, The Struts, Monster Truck, Boston Manor, Greta Van Fleet, Whiskey Myers, Cradle Of Filth, Inglorious, Bury Tomorrow, Kreator, The Maine, Stray From The Path, Jamie Lenman, Less Than Jake and Employed To Serve.

It doesn’t end there, as we’ve also got: Puppy, Rolo Tomassi, Miss May I, SHVPES, Milk Teeth, Thy Art Is Murder, Higher Power, Rolo Tomassi, Dead Cross, Stick To Your Guns, The Maine, blessthefall, The Bottom Line, Emmure, Plini, Myrkur, Knocked Loose, All Them Witches, Malevolence, Wayward Sons, Zeal & Ardor, No Hot Ashes, Gold Key, The Hyena Kill, Sun Arcana, Tigress, Death Blooms, The Faim, Turbonegro, Corrosion Of Conformity, Savage Messiah, Myke Gray, Von Hertzen Brothers, Woes, Powerflo, Sleep Token and Koyo joining the bill as well. 

As you can see from the poster below, all stages have their headliners now with some day splits also thrown in there for good measure. 

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Download Festival 2018 takes place between the 8 — 10 June at its spiritual home of Donington Park in Derbyshire. For all ticket information head to the Download Festival website

We’ve also got a huge chat with Cancer Bats in the new issue of Kerrang!. Pick yours up on Newsstand now and get it delivered to your house. 

Posted on January 23rd 2018, 7:00p.m.
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