Bowling for Soup have been announced for the 12th Download Festival .
Bowling for Soup will be celebrating their 20th birthday at Donington. Lead singer Jaret Reddick said: We are really stoked to be coming back to Download this year…first and foremost, our little band turns 20 this June, so what better way to celebrate! Music, beer and Portaloos! Also, it's a great opportunity to show our amazing UK fans that, although we don't have plans to tour any time soon, they will still get to see our pretty faces once in a while. Can. Not. Wait!
Also confirmed to appear at Donington Park over the weekend of Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2014 are Opeth, Black Label Society, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion, Phil Anselmo & The Illegals, The BossHoss, Skid Row, Tesla, Bury Tomorrow, Danger Danger, Powerman 5000, Huntress, The Graveltones, and Anti-Mortem.
Download promoter Andy Copping added: This is shaping up to be the most diverse Download yet – a real tableau of the past, present and future of rock and metal. You can see that in our headliners; Aerosmith, Linkin Park and Avenged Sevenfold, and in today’s announcement where we combine such renowned acts as Bowling for Soup and Opeth withnewer acts like Bury Tomorrow."
The headliners are now confirmed, with Avenged Sevenfold headlining the Friday night, with Rob Zombie also playing the Main Stage. Saturday sees Linkin Park headline performing 'Hybrid Theory' in full with special guests Fall Out Boy also confirmed. Aerosmith will be closing the festival with main support from Alter Bridge.
Also announced are Volbeat, SikTh, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Buckcherry, Memphis May Fire, Battlecross, Jake E. Lee's Red Dragon Cartel, Thy Art Is Murder, The Amity Affliction, Avatar, Lonely The Brave, Arcane Roots, Feed The Rhino, The Offspring, Status Quo, Steel Panther, Trivium, In Flames, While She Sleeps, Letlive, The Black Dahlia Murder, Miss May I, Crossfaith, Blessthefall, and Dying Fetus.
Download will announce more than 150 acts across five stages over the coming weeks and months.
For the full line-up details to-date, please see the Download Line-up page.
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