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Donington Park, one of the world’s foremost race circuits, plays host to one of the largest and most popular rock and metal festivals in the UK.  Download Festival kicked off in 2003 and continues to bring the biggest rock and metal acts from across the world together.  Iron Maiden, Linkin Park, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Tool, Slipknot, AC/DC and more have graced the stages in previous years.

2020 Lineup

KISS, IRON MAIDEN & SYSTEM OF A DOWN

VOLBEAT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, BABYMETAL,
THE PRETTY RECKLESS, AIRBOURNE, SKILLET, BARONESS,
LIT, BUSH, WEDNESDAY 13, BRITISH LION, ELECTRIC WIZARD,
PERIPHERY, OBITUARY, PUP, DYING FETUS,
BLEED FROM WITHIN, DEAD LABEL, STONE BROKEN,
BLUES PILLS, PUPPY, P.O.D., WAYWARD SONS,
WARGASM, DEAD POSEY

2019 Lineup Details

Headliners

Def Leppard

Slipknot

Tool

plus

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators

Whitesnake

Rob Zombie

Trivium

Amon Amarth

Carcass

Delain

Die Antwoord

Me First And The Gimme Gimmes

Opeth

Power Trip

Reel Big Fish

Skindred

Starset

Tesla

The Amity Affliction

Underoath

SLAYER (final UK show)
THE SMASHING PUMPKINS

DREAM THEATER | LAMB OF GOD
EAGLES OF DEATH METAL
ALIEN WEAPONRY | ANTHRAX | BADFLOWER
BLACK FUTURES | BLACKBERRY SMOKE | I PREVAIL
THE INTERRUPTERS | JINJER | MAN WITH A MISSION NOTHING,NOWHERE. | OUR LAST NIGHT | RIDING THE LOW ROYAL REPUBLIC | STATE CHAMPS | UNDERSIDE WHITECHAPEL | YOURS TRULY | ZEBRAHEAD