A smorgasbord of bands from across the rock world have been added to this summer’s Download Festival line-up.
Joining headliners System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith at Donington Park this summer are acts including Steel Panther, The Cadillac Three and Stone Broken.
The full list of newly added acts are as follows:
A Day To Remember
Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics
As It Is
Grove Street Families
I The Mighty
Like A Storm
Red Sun Rising
She Must Burn
The Cadillac Three
The Charm The Fury
The Devil Wears Prada
The Dillinger Escape Plan
The King Blues
The La Fontaines
The Lounge Kittens
Download Festival’s Andy Copping said: “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Cadillac Three, Suicidal Tendencies and more, along with some of the most exciting new talent in the game such as Creeper, Red Sun Rising and Hacktivist.
“Right through from The Dogtooth Stage, all the way to the top, fans are guaranteed to witness an incredible weekend of music from their trusted favourites, and discover new favourite bands of the future.”
Download Festival’s Dave Bradley said: “We’re stoked to represent the many facets of rock in this announcement. We’ve always been invested in booking bands across every stage that have the grit and determination to step up and be headliners of the future.
“The Avalanche Stage is really exciting this year, promising three days of unapologetic rock, pop punk and metal from the likes of State Champs, As It Is, Moose Blood and Trash Boat. Festival goers better get in that tent early - we’ve got face melting riffs and one hell of a weekend in store.”
Alongside these new acts and the trio of headliners, bands already confirmed for Download 2017 include Mastodon, Alter Bridge, Rob Zombie, Slayer, Opeth, Clutch and Airbourne.
Download Festival takes place at Donington Park from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th June 2017. Tickets are on sale from Planet Rock Tickets now.