Next year's Download Festival third headliner has been announced as Kiss, returning for the first time since 2008.
Bassist Gene Simmons, who tweeted the news accidentally last week, said, "To all our fans - our intention is to get on that stage, blow the heavens to smithereens and take no prisoners."
Their main support on the Sunday will come from Motley Crue making their final ever UK Festival Performance, and Slash joined vy Myles Kennedy, and The Conspirators, with the Sunday Download second stage headliner announced as Enter Shikari.
Acts previously announced this week for the festival which happens at Donington Park over the weekend of Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2015 include headliners Slipknot, and Muse, plus Judas Priest, Faith No More, Marilyn Manson, A Day To Remember, Black Stone Cherry, & Five Finger Death Punch.
Tickets go on sale at 9am tomorrow, Thursday 20th November priced at £170 for the weekend (3 days), £195 with 3 nights camping, and £205 with five nights camping. eFestivals will have links to buy when on sale.
Download festival will feature round 150 acts across five stages for the three days of the festival, at Donington Park, the UK's spiritual home of rock!
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