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Six Further Acts Complete Download Festival Line Up

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 Written by Helen Payne

Six new acts have been added to the Download line up.

Completing the line up are symphonic metal titans, Epica, plus Elvis and Nirvana hybrid Elvana, Toronto band the Beaches, the Inspector Cluzo, Palisades, and Blurred Vision among the many artists already confirmed to appear.

WWE NXT has also been confirmed return to the festival, this year taping the show for the first time. UK champions Pete Dunne and Toni Storm will be among the wrestlers performing, along with Tyler Bate, Trent Seven, Walter, Rhea Ripley, Jordan Devlin, Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, Shayna Baszler, and Matt Riddle.

Organisers have also unveiled names for the festival's Side Splitter Stage. Joining already announced Jim Breuer on the bill is Mock the Week regular and self-confessed metaller Ed Gamble as well as BBC New Comedy Award finalist 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.

Download Festival will again take over the hallowed grounds of Donington Park between June 14 and 16. The rock, metal and punk party is shaping up nicely with Def Leppard headlining the opening day, performing their classic 1987 album, 'Hysteria', in full. Slipknot will top the Saturday night bill armed with some brand new material and Tool will close the proceedings on the Sunday, marking their first Download gig since headlining the festival in 2006. Thrash icons Slayer, meanwhile, will be performing in the UK for the final time, when they take over the Zippo Stage on Sunday.

What? The world's premier rock celebration, hosted at one of the most iconic sites in the genre's history.

Where? Donington Park, near Derby.

When? June 14-16.

Who? Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool will headline the festival, as well as sets over the weekend from Slash, Die Antwoord, Smashing Pumpkins, Whitesnake, Trivium, Lamb of God, Rob Zombie, Halestorm, Slayer, Eagles of Death Metal, Skindred, Dream Theater, Enter shikari, At The Gates and more.

Elsewhere on the line up are Clutch, Behemoth, Fever 333, Beartooth, Black Peaks, Cane Hill, Conjurer, Godsmack, Heart of a Coward, Love Bites, Municipal Waste, Palaye Royale, Stone Temple Pilots, Trash Boat, Alcest, Animals as Leaders, Bad Wolves, Batushka, Aaron Buchanan, Brothers Osborne, coldrain, Crystal Lake, Deadland Ritual, GroundCulture, Icon For Hire, Intervals, Last In Line, Like A Storm, Lost In Stereo, Ne Obliviscaris, Parting Gift, Redhook, Skid Row, Skynd, Sumo Cyco, Those Damn Crows, Three Days Grace, Toska, Twelve Foot Ninja, Vega, Wolf Jaw, Allusinlove, Cloud, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Goodbye June, Graveyard, Hot Milk, Kim Jennett, Kvelertak, Lost Society, Nova Twins, Queen Zee, Roam, Simple Creatures, the Hu, the Picturebooks, the Wonder Years and Vambo, in addition to WWE's NXT. 

Tickets? Weekend tickets are on sale now, priced at £210.00 plus fees for three nights of camping, and £220.00 plus fees for five nights. Click here to get Download festival tickets through Stereoboard.

Head here for further details on Download festival.

Download Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Fri June 14 2019 - DERBY Donington Park
Sat June 15 2019 - DERBY Donington Park
Sun June 16 2019 - DERBY Donington Park

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