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SIX MORE BANDS CONFIRMED FOR DOWNLOAD 6th November 2012
Six more bands have been added to the bill for next year's Download Festival which will take place at Donington Park on 14th to 16th June 2013.
The three main stage headliners are Iron Maiden, Slipknot and Rammstein and they will be joined by Alice In Chains, 30 Seconds To Mars, HIM, Motörhead, Queens Of The Stone Age, The Gaslight Anthem and A Day To Remember with many more to be announced.
MetalTalk also brought you the news on Sunday night that Kiss would headline the second stage at Download on Friday 14th. Click here for the full story.
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This will be Rammstein's first ever appearance at Download and Iron Maiden's fifth. Maiden will now become the band with the most Download/Donington headline appearances ever.
Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson said: "We're absolutely over the moon to be headlining Donington again. The idea of returning exactly 25 years later with a show inspired by that same 1988 'Seventh Son' Tour was too good an opportunity to be missed! And, thanks to modern technology, we've been able to update and improve on the original production.
"We will be bringing a huge new lightshow, stage set, various incarnations of Eddie, plenty of pyro and all kinds of other exciting stuff for the fans. And of course treating the fans to lots of their favourite songs from that period!
"We've had many great times at Donington and there is always a wonderful mix of bands and a really wild crowd who love their Metal, all of which makes for a memorable show and fantastic party atmosphere!"