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Mastodon Added To Download Festival

Mastodon Added To Download Festival

Yet more rock artists have been confirmed for this year's Download festival.

The three day rock festival that takes place at Donington Park from June 8-10, will see Grammy nominated prog metal group Mastodon and Scottish alt.rock group Biffy Clyro added to the now mammoth line-up headlined by My Chemical Romance, Korn, Marilyn Manson and Iron Maiden.

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor says why he's looking forward to playing: “Download is one of those festivals, It rules. We’re friends with Maiden, Lamb Of God, Machine Head, Killswitch Engage and My Chemical Romance. That’s one of the best parts of playing these type of shows… and the shows are massive and really nerve-wracking. They are so much fun though."

Biffy Clyro are now on their third trip to Donington and band member Simon Neil says: "It's great to be part of such an exciting event, in such legendary surroundings. Our second and fifth fingers will be aloft all weekend, and Satan himself will be on speed-dial"

The other 16 acts announced today include Papa Roach, Haysed Dixie, nHinder, Reuben and Uncut's favourite all-girl Zeppelin tribute band Lez Zeppelin.

Also revealed today is the exact days the 100 plus acts will play on.
The three-stage three-day event will look a bit like this:

Friday 8 June
Main Stage
My Chemical Romance
Velvet Revolver
Wolfmother
DragonForce
Megadeth
Hinder
Buckcherry

2nd Stage
Korn
Enter Shikari
From Autumn To Ashes
Turbonegro
ANJ

3rd Stage
Hayseed Dixie
I Was A Cub Scout
Job For A Cowboy
This Et Al

Saturday 9 June
Main Stage
Linkin Park
Marilyn Manson
Slayer
Machine Head
Bowling For Soup
30 Seconds To Mars
Aiden
Shadows Fall
HELLYEAH
Turisas

2nd Stage
Mötley Crüe
Biffy Clyro
Gallows
Bring Me The Horizon
Bloodsimple

3rd Stage
Necro
Lez Zeppelin
Beyond All Reason

Sunday 10 June
Main Stage
Iron Maiden
Evanescence
Killswitch Engage
Stone Sour
Lamb Of God
Mastodon
Papa Roach
Chimaira
Reuben

2nd Stage
Billy Talent
Dream Theater
Dimmu Borgir
Within Temptation
Devil Driver
Unearth

3rd Stage
Reel Big Fish
Between The Trees
Kids In Glass Houses
Hardcore Superstar
Drive By Argument

More info available from the festival website here


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