Motley Crue, Slipknot, Korn, The Prodigy for Download Festival 2009

Donnington Park rock festival announces first bands

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The Prodigy, Slipknot, Motley Crue, Pendulum and Korn have been confirmed to play this year’s Download Festival at Donington Park.

Taking place between June 12 and 14 , the renowned rock festival is now in its seventh year.

“This year more than ever before, Download Festival celebrates the history of Donington and all that is rock,” said festival promoter Andy Copping. “With acts such as Slipnot, The Prodigy and Motley Crue already confirmed to play, this just shows how varied and diverse the rock genre can be and we are delighted to reflect this with our 2009 line-up.”

Tickets for Download go on sale at 9am on Friday (February 13).

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