IRON MAIDEN will return to Donington upcoming yr to headline Download Pageant on Saturday night, in what will be one of only two homecoming Uk festival exhibits in 2020. The London band have experienced numerous No.1 records, such as their most current studio double album, 2015’s The Guide Of Souls, in in excess of 40 nations around the world, as perfectly as getting hailed as a person of the finest dwell acts of all time. They have expended the summer months on their historic and critically acclaimed Legacy Of The Beast North American tour, based mostly on their award winning cell video game of the identical identify, which has been considered by admirers and countrywide and rock media alike as ‚Maiden’s most monumental clearly show and very best setlist ever‘ so get ready Downloaders, this is a person functionality you will not likely want to skip.
Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson claims, „Future yr we will engage in a selection of countries and cities we have still to check out on this remarkable tour, so it is fantastic to be able to acknowledge the invitation to return to Down load in 2020 and we will surely go to town and include a several extra items to the show. This will be our seventh time headlining at Donington Park. It truly is house turf and we all really appreciate actively playing this Competition, the vibe from the crowd is constantly amazing.“
Soon after an epic and nicely documented 45-12 months profession that launched an era of rock’n roll, the legendary KISS will execute in the British isles at Obtain Festival 2020, in a Uk Exceptional. They embarked on their final ever tour previously this calendar year beneath the correctly named Conclude OF THE Road, and identified for their trademark bigger-than-lifestyle blistering performances, KISS have established for a long time why they are fingers down the most iconic stay present in rock’n roll, and just one of the best headliners Donington has at any time viewed. With a lot more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, it will not just be KISS Army lovers who will be blown absent with their ultimate Down load efficiency next yr.
“I’ve explained it ahead of, Down load Festival audiences are the finest. They are up for regardless of what is thrown at them. KISS is likely to come completely organized to rock their globe in 2020 to say Thank You for often displaying up for us.” – Gene Simmons, KISS
“Download will be the culmination of 47 decades of unapologetic bombast and spectacle. We will make this a fitting farewell to a nation and its folks whose music remains the blood in our veins.” – Paul Stanley, KISS
Also headlining Download Competition 2020 will be Process OF A DOWN in a Uk Special. With just 5 studio albums, the Californian/Armenian band have acquired themselves a throughout the world next, hardly ever failing to put on a head-blowing efficiency.
Shavo Odadjian, Technique of A Down reported: “From our appearances to quite a few of my favored bands’, Castle Donington has normally had a particular place in my heart. We’re very pleased and psyched to go on its legacy.”
Since Deftones’ inception, the multi-platinum, Grammy-Winning choice rock band from Sacramento have unveiled seven albums and marketed above 10 million albums worldwide which include things like supporter-favorite tracks ‘My Possess Summer time (Shove It)’, ‘Change (Home Of Flies)’, and ‘Swerve City’.
Drummer Abe Cunningham stated: “Download has been a major part of our historical past. The fans and organisers have usually demonstrated us so substantially like and support, so when the prospect to participate in arises, we solution the get in touch with!”
With the release of their 13th studio album, THE Nothing previous 7 days, Korn will be becoming a member of the Download 2020 line up. The two-time Grammy Award profitable band have toured the entire world many instances and have continued to press the limitations of the rock, option and metallic genres, when remaining a pillar of affect for legions of lovers and generations of artists close to the globe.
Korn guitarist, James ‘Munky’ Shaffer: “I’m extremely nervous and enthusiastic at the identical time, but I’m looking forward to having back out there and returning to Download!”
Punk rioters The Offspring are heading to Download Pageant bringing with them punk rock anthems that involve ‘Pretty Fly (For A White Dude)’, ‘You’re Gonna Go Much Kid’, ‘Self Esteem’, and dozens a lot more.
Also joining the line up are Gojira, the French metallers who have grow to be well known for their sonically dense seems and bludgeoning heavy rhythms. The hard-hitting, multi-platinum-advertising Disturbed are returning to Donington with their aggressive blend of really hard rock, alternate, and nu-steel. The band exploded on to the scene in 2000 with ‘Down With The Sickness’, and final year unveiled their seventh album Evolution which arrived at the major 10 all around the globe.
Hollywood tricky rock act Black Veil Brides will make their predicted British isles return. Renowned for their explosive live reveals and tenacious fans, the five-piece have worked tirelessly to develop a scene of their individual. Very last 12 months noticed the launch of their fifth studio album Vale, which landed at #1 on the US Leading Tough Rock Billboard Chart.
Grammy nominated US alternative rock band Daughtry also be a part of the line-up, adhering to the success of last year’s album Cage To Rattle. Fronted by American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry, the band has marketed in excess of 8 million albums and 16 million singles, together with offering out excursions globally.
With a new album looming this Friday, Of Mice & Men have been dominating stages for over a 10 years and have had a disciple like adhering to every single phase of the way that will certainly observe them to Donington following calendar year. Everyone’s favorite pirates, Alestorm are jumping ship to the hallowed grounds of Down load Pageant the moment once again, bringing with them their pirate metallic and potentially their huge inflatable duck.
Download Festival’s Andy Copping reported:
“Downloaders, your 2020 headliners are in this article! Rock ‘n’ roll legends KISS and Procedure of A Down will both equally be headlining as Uk Competition exclusives and just after 4 yrs away from Donington, Iron Maiden will return bringing with them mascot Eddie and a lot more hearth than we can handle, I’m counting down the days now!”
Download Competition is the residence of rock new music and requires put on the sacred grounds of Donington Park, which have been associated with rock given that the eighties. The festival attracts icons of rock and steel to its principal stage, in addition some of the best and most popular new functions in the entire world.
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