On the Daniel P. Carter Radio 1 Rock Show, Download announced 33 new bands for the 2016 festival lineup in real time. It was a tense show, with prospective fans abuzz on Twitter with speculations and dream announcements. The announcement won’t please everyone, but we think it’s pretty rad:
Joining headliners Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden at the 2016 Donington Park bash with day splits are the newly-announced…
Friday 10 June:
The Amity Affliction, Counting Days, Gutterdämmerung, Havok, Killswitch Engage, Skillet, Twin Atlantic, Fort Hope.
Saturday 11 June:
Architects, Atreyu, Beartooth, Black Foxxes, Dead!, Down, Milk Teeth, Neck Deep, Rival Sons, Skindred, TesseracT, Lawnmower Deth.
Sunday 12 June:
Attila, Billy Talent, Breaking Benjamin, Delain, Don Broco, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Ghost, Gojira, Halestorm, Ho99o9, Saxon, Shinedown, Tremonti.
Along with the previous announcement of Korn, Deftones, Nightwish, Disturbed, Motörhead and Megadeth, there’s something for everyone.
Download 2016 is going to take this legendary fest to a whole new level!