Download Festival stage times announced!

Download Festival will soon be with us, back at the not-so-sunny Donington Park between 10th-12th June; headliners for the festival are RAMMSTEIN, IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH.

Below is a list of all the times you need, the whole lot of who is playing what time so you can plan exactly where you want to be!

Times for the Lemmy Tribute have not yet been released.


Download Festival Main Stage (Lemmy Stage):


Rammstein: 9.10-10.50pm

Korn: 7.00-8.10pm

Killswitch Engage: 4.10-5.00pm

Babymetal: 3.00-3.40pm

Alien Ant Farm: 2.00-2.30pm

Royal Republic: 1.00-1.30pm


Black Sabbath: 8.50-10.30pm

Deftones: 6.40-7.50pm

Megadeth: 5.00-6.00pm

Rival Sons: 3.40-4.30pm

Sixx:A.m: 2.25-3.10pm

Atreyu: 1.15-1.55pm

Beartooth: 12.05-12.45pm

Avatar: 11.00-11.35am


Iron Maiden: 8.50-10.50pm

Nightwish: 6.40-7.50pm

Disturbed: 5.00-6.00pm

Shinedown: 3.40-4.30pm

Halestorm: 2.25-3.10pm

The Temperance Movement: 1.10-1.55pm

Amon Amarth: 12.00-12.40pm

Monster Truck: 11.00-11.30am

Encore Stage


All Time Low: 8.55-10.05pm

Twin Atlantic: 7.30-8.25pm

Glassjaw: 6.15-7.00pm

The Amity Affliction: 5.05-5.45pm

Skillet: 3.55-4.35pm

Graveyard: 2.45-3.25pm

As Lions: 1.50-2.15pm

Raveneye: 1.00-1.25pm


NOFX: 8.45-9.55pm

Skindred: 7.15-8.15pm

Architects: 6.05-6.45pm

Juliette and the Licks: 4.55-5.35pm

Bury Tomorrow: 4.00-4.30pm

Tesseract: 3.05-3.35pm

Scorpion Child: 2.10-2.40pm

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing: 1.15-1.45pm

Inglorious: 12.20-12.50pm

Santa Cruz: 11.30-11.55am


Jane’s Addiction: 7.25-8.35pm

Billy Talent: 6.10-6.55pm

Don Broco: 5.05-5.45pm

Breaking Benjamin: 4.00-4.40pm

One Ok Rock: 3.05-3.35pm

Periphery: 2.10-2.40pm

Delain: 1.15-1.45pm

Grand Magus: 12.30-12.55pm

Whiskey Myers: 11.45am-12.10pm

Buck & Evans: 11.00-11.25am

Maverick Stage


Gutterdammerung: 7.40-8.50pm

The Wildhearts: 6.25-7.10pm

Kadavar: 5.20-6.00pm

Fort Hope: 4.25-4.55pm

Heck: 3.30-4.00pm

Zoax: 2.40-3.05pm

Puppy: 1.50-2.15pm

Hill Valley High: 1.00-1.25pm


Pennywise: 7.40-8.40pm

Neck Deep: 6.25-7.10pm

Anti-Flag: 5.20-6.00pm

Escape the Fate: 4.25-4.55pm

Lawnmower Deth: 3.30-4.00pm

Danko Jones: 2.35-3.05pm

Turbowolf: 1.40-2.10pm

Black Peaks: 12.45-1.15pm

Shvpes: 11.50am-12.20pm

Moses: 11.00-11.25am


Saxon: 7.40-8.40pm

Ghost: 6.25-7.10pm

Gojira: 5.20-6.00pm

Electric Wizard: 4.25-4.55pm

Tremonti: 3.30-4.00pm

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes: 2.35-3.05pm

Attila: 1.40-2.10pm

The Dirty Youth: 12.45-1.15pm

The Raven Age: 11.50am-12.20pm

Wild Lies: 11.00-11.25am

4th Stage


Raging Speedhorn: 10.15-10.55pm

Inme: 9.20-9.50pm

Savage Messiah: 8.30-8.55pm

Skinny Lister: 7.40-8.05pm

From Ashes to New: 6.50-7.15pm

Counting Days: 6.00-6.25pm

Havok: 5.10-5.35pm

Strange Bones: 4.20-4.45pm

The Amorettes: 3.30-3.55pm

In Search of Sun: 2.40-3.05pm

Weirds: 1.55-2.15pm


Municipal Waste: 7.50-8.35pm

The Shrine: 6.50-7.20pm

Cane Hill: 5.50-6.20pm

Slaves (US): 4.50-5.20pm

Dead!: 4.00-4.25pm

Milk Teeth: 3.10-3.35pm

Wage War: 2.20-2.45pm

Palisades: 1.30-1.55pm

Reigning Days: 12.40-1.05pm

Wearing Scars: 11.50am-12.15pm

Scattering Ashes: 11.00-11.25am


Napalm Death: 7.50-8.35pm

Ho9909: 6.50-7.20pm

Good Tiger: 5.50-6.20pm

Ashestoangels: 4.50-5.20pm

Black Foxxes: 4.00-4.25pm

Kenneths: 3.10-3.35pm

Muncie Girls: 2.20-2.45pm

The King is Blind: 1.30-1.55pm

Witchsorrow: 12.40-1.05pm

Vukovi: 11.50am-12.15pm

The Franklys: 11.00-11.25am



Signing: 6.45-7.45pm

Live: 8.00-9.00pm


Signing: 12.00-1.00pm / 3.30-4.30pm

Live: 1.30-3pm / 5.00-6.30pm


Signing 12.00-1.00pm

NXT Live: 1.30-3.00pm / 4.00-5.30pm


Download Festival tickets are still available on general sale here


On that note, some of the team from Distorted Sound will be hanging around, if you see any of us, please say hi! See you there Download Dogs!

Jessica Howkins

Co Editor-in-Chief for Distorted Sound Magazine, Music Journalism student.