Download Festival confirm another 65 bands

Download Festival have announced a whopping 65 bands for this year’s festival!

With the festival already confirming the likes of headliners OZZY OSBOURNEAVENGED SEVENFOLD and GUNS N ROSES alongside the likes of BABYMETALALEXISONFIREMESHUGGAH and more back in 2017, now, the organisers of the biggest rock festival in the UK have confirmed a massive 65 bands for this year’s festival! Leading the charge in today’s huge announcement is HATEBREEDYOU ME AT SIXCRADLE OF FILTHSHINEDOWNBLACK STONE CHERRY and that doesn’t even begin to cover it! Also announced in this evening’s announcement is that Kerrang! Radio Fresh Blood will return to host The Avalanche Stage that will feature the likes of CANCER BATSMILK TEETHTHE BRONX and more. Alex Baker, presenter of Fresh Blood on Kerrang! Radio says, “I am absolutely stoked to be hosting The Avalanche Stage again this year at Download. Last year the talent on display on the stage, from brand new bands through to legends of the scene that started out life on Fresh Blood, was off the chart….and yet again this year it’s going to THE place to be…PUPPY, MILK TEETH, EMPLOYED TO SERVE and CANCER BATS (to name but a few!). I mean COME ON! BE FAIR ON THE OTHER STAGES!!”

The full list of bands confirmed this evening are as follows:

  • ALL THEM WITCHES
  • BARONESS
  • BLACK STONE CHERRY
  • BOSTON MANOR
  • BURY TOMORROW
  • CANCER BATS
  • CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
  • CRADLE OF FILTH
  • DEAD CROSS
  • DEATH BLOOMS
  • DRAGONFORCE
  • EMMURE
  • EMPLOYED TO SERVE
  • GOLD KEY
  • GRETA VAN FLEET
  • HATEBREED
  • HIGHER POWER
  • INGLORIOUS
  • JAMIE LENMAN
  • JONATHAN DAVIS
  • KNOCKED LOOSE
  • KOYO
  • KREATOR
  • L7
  • LESS THAN JAKE
  • MALEVOLENCE
  • MARMOZETS
  • MILK TEETH
  • MISS MAY I
  • MONSTER TRUCK
  • MYKE GRAY
  • MYRKUR
  • NO HOT ASHES
  • PLINI
  • POWERFLO
  • PUPPY
  • ROLO TOMASSI
  • SAVAGE MESSIAH
  • SHINEDOWN
  • SHVPES
  • SLEEP TOKEN
  • STICK TO YOUR GUNS
  • SUN ARCANA
  • TESSERACT
  • THE BOTTOM LINE
  • THE BRONX
  • THE FAIM
  • THE HYENA KILL 
  • THE MAINE
  • THE STRUTS
  • THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT
  • THRICE
  • THUNDER
  • THY ART IS MURDER
  • TIGRESS
  • TURBONEGRO
  • VOLBEAT
  • VON HERTZEN BROTHERS
  • WAYWARD SONS
  • WHISKEY MYERS
  • WOES
  • YOU ME AT SIX
  • ZEAL & ARDOR

 

Download Festival 2018 - 23 Jan

Download Festival takes place on 8-10 June 2018 at Donington Park. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.

For more information on the festival like their official page on Facebook.