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Download Festival 2020 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

Thursday, 26 March 2020 Written by Laura Johnson

This year's Download festival has been cancelled.

The huge rock, metal and punk celebration was set return to Donington Park in June with headliners Iron Maiden, KISS and System Of A Down, but will no longer go ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic. Check out a statement from the organisers below.

What? Three days of the biggest and best in rock and metal from around the world, hosted at one of the most iconic sites in the genres' shared history.

Where? Donington Park, near Derby.

When? June 12 -14 - CANCELLED.

Who? The festival had confirmed headliners Iron Maiden, KISS and System Of A Down, as well as Alestorm, Black Veil Brides, Daughtry, Deftones, Disturbed, Gojira, Korn, the Offspring and Of Mice & Men, Airbourne, Babymetal, Mastodon, Alter Bridge, the Distillers, Lacuna Coil, Sepultura, 3 Doors Down, Amaranthe, Bowling For Soup, Cemetery Sun, Employed To Serve, Fire From The Gods, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Funeral For A Friend, Gender Roles, Haken, Hatari, Heavy Lungs, Higher Power, Holding Absence, Jj Wilde, Kill The Lights, Loathe, Milk Teeth, Modern Error, Motionless In White, Northlane, Polyphia, Press Club, Renounced, Shvpes, Sleep Token, Sullii, Tempt, the Darkness, the Glorious Sons, the Hara, the Menzingers, the Raven Age, the Skints, Thy Art Is Murder, Twin Temple, Wage War, Will Haven, Baroness, Blackout Problems, Bleed From Within, Blues Pills, Bokassa, British Lion, Bush, Cellar Door Moon Crow, Chelsea Grin, Dead Label, Dead Posey, Dying Fetus, Electric Wizard, Killswitch Engage, Lit, Lotus Eater, Marianas Trench, Obituary, Periphery, P.O.D., Powerwolf, Pup, Puppy, Skillet, Stone Broken, Theory, the Last Internationale, the Pretty Reckless, the Wildhearts, Tiny Moving Parts, Uncured, Volbeat, Wargasm, Wayward Sons, and Wednesday 13. 

Tickets? Tickets can be carried over to next year's festival or a refund requested from your point of purchase.

Download Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows
Fri June 12 2020 - DERBY Donington Park
Sat June 13 2020 - DERBY Donington Park
Sun June 14 2020 - DERBY Donington Park

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