Download Adds Corey Taylor, Saxon And Shit Tons More!
Download Festival has added 22 new names to this year’s immense lineup, including Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, former Skid Row man Sebastian Bach, Saxon and many more! Get your Download tickets inside.
They bloody love announcing bands, they do. Download festival has added no less than 22 names to this year’s festival, and it’s another cracker.
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor will be making his solo acoustic Download debut, while hardcore punk/Celtic folk band Dropkick Murphys, Canadian ragers Cancer Bats, London-based newcomers Rise To Remain, British heavy metal legends Saxon and former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach!
Other additions to the 10th anniversary line-up include Glaswegian rockers Gun, Heaven’s Basement, James Cleaver Quintet, Kopek, The Quireboys, Sylosis, Butcher Babies, and London metallers The Defiled!
Want more? Fozzy, Soil, Red, White & Blues, Upon A Burning Body, While She Sleeps, We Are The Ocean, The Treatment and Marmozets all join the fun too!
Those bands join The Prodigy, Black Sabbath and Metallica, as well as the likes of Machine Head, Lamb of God, Anthrax, The Devin Townsend Project, Soundgarden, DevilDriver, Megadeth, Black Label Society, Slash and many more!
Day Tickets are on sale now from the official Download site and priced at £75 (plus booking fee). Weekend tickets for Download 2012 are also on sale right now, also from www.downloadfestival.co.uk subject to availability.
And, amazingly, this year’s Download will also see the debut of the RIP METAL HOTEL, the first of its kind indoor ‘pop up’ hotel located on the festival site, a mere hop skip and a jump to the main arena. Get this: each room will have two beds, thermostatic climate control, an en-suite wet room with toilet, basin and shower, storage space, a flat screen TV, and secure card entry. Not only that, all rooms will be serviced with with quality linen, towels and toiletries by dedicated Metal Hotel personnel, as well as offering continental breakfast, providing a truly luxury experience to coincide with the festival’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Rooms will be available from the Download website.
Download takes place from June 8-10. See you there.