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Mastodon, The Distillers, Alter Bridge And More Added To Download Festival 2020

More than 40 bands have been added to this year’s Download festival

Over 40 bands have been added to the lineup for this year’s Download festival.

Amongst the latest announcement for the Donington weekender are Mastodon, The Distillers, Sepultura, Lacuna Coil, Thy Art Is Murder, Northlane and Alter Bridge.

We are very proud and honoured to be a part of the 2020 lineup,” says Alter Bridge’s Mark Tremonti. Download has always been the highlight of our touring schedule over the years, thanks for another opportunity to perform for some of the best rock fans in the world!”

3 Doors Down, The Menzingers, Milk Teeth, Will Haven, Employed To Serve, The Darkness, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes and Motionless In White have also been added.

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Playing Download is an accomplishment that bands of every level still write home about,” says Motionless In White’s Chris Motionless. It is the festival to be a part of, and I’m so proud to announce that we will be making an appearance again for the first one of the new decade. See you in a few months!”

UK festival appearances are like children – so precious and impossible to pick a favourite,” says Justin Hawkins from The Darkness. This year though, my number one child is our Download slot! I have a pair of pyjama bottoms designed to look like jeans with tickets for Monsters Of Rock 1991 hanging out of the pocket, and that tells you everything you need to know about my excitement levels.”

Download has also added Amaranthe, Cemetery Sun, Funeral For A Friend, Haken, Loathe, The Raven Age, Wage War, Twin Temple, Sleep Token, SHVPES, Bowling For Soup, JJ Wilde, Heavy Lungs, Kill The Lights, Holding Absence, The Skints, Higher Power, Polyphia, Press Club, Renounced, The Glorious Sons, Hatari, Fire From The Gods, Sullii, Tempt, Modern Error and The Hara.

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WWE NXT UK will also return to this year’s Download festival across the weekend, featuring WWE NXT UK Chamption Walter, WWE NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray, NXT UK Tag Team Champions Gallus, plus Tyler Bate, Flash Gordon Webster, Trent Seven, Toni Storm, Mark Andrews and more.

Download festival takes place at Donington Park on June 12 – 14. Get your tickets here.

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