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Download Festival Announces Final Bands And Comedy Stage

The final bands have been announced for this year’s Download festival, alongside a comedy stage and more

Download festival have just put the finishing touches to their already bulging lineup.

Epica, Elvana, The Beaches, The Inspector Cluzo, Palisades and Blurred Vision have all been added to this year’s Donington weekender, playing alongside headliners Tool, Slipknot, Def Leppard and many more.

But that’s not all!

Download have also announced the comedy lineup for this year’s Side Splitter stage, located in the Village area.

This year’s laughs will come courtesy of devout metalheads Jim Breuer and Ed Gamble, plus a bunch of other comedians across the weekend. You’ve got Aaron Simmonds, Allyson June Smith, Andrew Bird, Andy Field, Brett Domino, Dan Nightingale, Danny Mcloughlin, David Longley, Emmanuel Sonubi, Jimmy Mcghie, John Lynn, Jonathan Mayor, Laura Lexx, Lou Conran, Mark Simmons, Milo Mccabe, Rachel Fairburn, Rich Wilson, Rob Kemp, Stephen Buchanan, Sully O’ Sullivan and Thomas Green all ready to get the drunken masses warmed up for some of the best bands on Earth.

More names have also been added to the NXT: UK tent in the arena, including Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly of Undisputed Era, NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler and Matt Riddle.

Last month, Download festival launched its onsite mindfulness campaign Mind The Dog.

Download festival takes place at Donington Park, UK, on June 14 – 16. This year’s extravaganza will feature Tool, Slipknot, Def Leppard, Lamb Of God, Slayer, Smashing Pumpkins and more. Get your tickets now.

Download Festival 2019
Posted on May 14th 2019, 2:44p.m.
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