Download Festival

Updated23 Apr 2009


The UK's biggest rock festival returns to Donington on June 12/14 2009, and Radio 1 will exclusively be there to bring you live sets from some of the best rock artists in the world.

The festival organisers have already announced that Slipknot, The Prodigy, Korn, Dragon Force, Devildriver, Pendulum, MötleyCrüe, Limp Bizkit, Trivium, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, ZZ Top, Marilyn Manson, Anvil, Billy Talent, The Blackout, Down, Chris Cornell, Papa Roach, Lacuna Coil, Journey, Blackstone Cherry, Skin, Tesla, Clutch , Karma To Burn, Parkway Drive, Architects, Dream Theater and Buckcherry, Killswitch Engage and Faith No More will perform at Donington Park this year. 

Also confirmed are:

A Day to Remember
In This Moment
Middle class rut
No Americana
Ripper Owens
God forbid
Suicide Silence
Backyard Babies
Voivod Sylosis
Turbo Wolf
We Are The Ocean

Radio 1 will be there to bring you the best of the festival and for all the latest news.

Event details

Event: Download Festival 
Date: 12, 13, 14 June
Venue: Donington Park

Tickets go on sale from 9am on Friday 13 February.

For more information visit
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