Download announce 43 new line-up additions

Skindred, Biohazard, CKY, & many more, plus day ticket details

published: Fri 8th Apr 2011

Skindred

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Donington Park, Leics, England MAP
£145 weekend (with 5 nights camping + £35), or £75 for a day ticket
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Tue 7th Jun 2011

A further 43 bands have been announced, along with details on how to purchase Day Tickets for this summer's Download festival which takes place in Donington Park from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th June.

Skindred
New York's hardcore rockers Biohazard lead the new additions for the Main Stage with ragga metallers Skindred, CKY, and former Static-X frontman Wayne Static also confirmd.

New additions for the 2nd Stage on Friday are Children Of Bodom, Anti-flag, Young Guns, and ex-Chiodos frontman Craig Owens' new band Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows (D.R.U.G.S.).

Added to Saturday's bill are the tribute to the legendary Ronnie James Dio, the Dio Disciples, Dan Reed, Rock Sugar, The BossHoss, and Taiwanese rockers Chthonic.

Chthonic said, "Download will be the first show for us after our new album comes out, and we will be fully prepared with a bunch of killer new songs and oriental new ideas just for this one of the kind festival, a dream for all the metalheads!"

Whilst on Sunday it's the turn of Karma To Burn, Malefice, and Scottish post hardcore six-piece Yashin.

Harry Radford from Yashin said, "We couldn't have asked for a better Download Festival debut, 2nd stage on the final day! It's going to be spectactular to say the least. We'd love all our fans and anyone who's yet to catch us live to represent. We're excited to be part of this and to play alongside some of the world's top acts. See you in the pit!"

The Pepsi Max Stage will play host to Sweet Savage, and Royal Republic on Friday; Sevendust, Letlive, TRC, The Rods, and Houston; and Silverstein, Lower Than Atlantis, Deaf Havana, comedian Al Murray’s band T-34, Starseed and My Darkest Days.

The first acts have also been announced for the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Stage with Envy Of The State, illuminatus, and Kellermensch confirmed for Friday.

Frontman of Envy Of The State, Scott Envy Adams, said, "After watching all our favourite bands play at Donnington Park over the years its an honour to be asked to play Download Festival 2011! Bring it on we cant f**king wait!!!!!"

The Dangerous Summer, Blitz Kids, The Morning After, Dear Superstar, and Heights are confirmed for Saturday.

Sunday's line-up includes Baptized In Blood, The Dead Lay Waiting, Belligerence, October File, Oaf and Skeletal Damage.

Limited Day Tickets for Download will go on sale at 9am Friday 15 April priced at £75, and eFestivals will have links for you to buy them then.

Def Leppard, System of a Down, and Linkin Park will headline, with Pendulum, Korn, Alter Bridge, Disturbed, Frank Turner, Bring Me The Horizon, Bowling for Soup, Madina Lake, All That Remains, Turisas, The Devil Wears Prada, Cheap Trick, Black Stone Cherry, Thin Lizzy, Skunk Anansie, Danzig, The Cult, The Gaslight Anthem, Hollywood Undead, Thin Lizzy, Black Veil Brides, Buckcherry, Twisted Sister, Down, Duff McKagans Loaded, Clutch, Bullet For My Valentine, Rob Zombie, Avenged Sevenfold and more, with new acts still to be announced. For the line-up day and stage splits as available please click here.

Weekend arena tickets with 3 nights camping are priced at £170, a five nights camping weekend ticket is priced at £180 and offers access to the Download camp site from midday Wednesday June 8th 2011, and a weekend only ticket without camping is priced at £140.

To buy tickets, click here.

Coach travel can be purchased online. To buy coach tickets, click here.


Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Donington Park, Leics, England MAP
£145 weekend (with 5 nights camping + £35), or £75 for a day ticket
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Tue 7th Jun 2011


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