Date: 31 May 2003 - 01 Jun 2003
Venue: Donington Park, UK
Contrary to official denials, rock giants Metallica joined Marylin Manson, Iron Miaden, Audioslave, Zwan and NOFX to send the first ever Download Festival into the history books.
They wouldn't tell the journalists, so they waited until they were back on home turf at Donington, home of British rock, before revealing the title of their much awaited new album. We bring it to you first...
There have been rumours flying around the net and the airwaves concerning a possible appearance by Metallica at this weekend's Download Festival...we bring you the news from the horses mouth
Due to recording commitments several more acts have followed Limp Bizkit and pulled out of the Download Festival - on a brighter note there have been several stonkingly good replacements added to the bill...
Due to Limp Bizkit's new album, currently titled 'Panty Sniffer', being delayed and the band's continued recording commitments, they have been forced to pull out of the Download Festival.
This summer, wrestling is coming to Download. The lunatic luchadores of the punk rock/pro-wrestling spectacle Incredibly Strange Wrestling rolls into Europe for the first time ever, joining the Download Festival at Donington Park on 1 June.
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Violent Delight, Chimaira and Reef are set to join some of the biggest names in rock for two days of adrenalin-fuelled music and mayhem among for the new Download Festival, taking place at Donington Park on Saturday 31 May and Sunday 1 June.
The first six acts have been confirmed to perform on the Scuzz Stage at The Download Festival on Saturday 31st May. The Darkness will open the Main Stage on Sunday June 1.
The second stage line-up has been confirmed, and promises to deliver "the best of the new breed of rock". A and Mudvayne headline the stage, which also features One Minute Silence and Raging Speedhorn...
As we previously reported, the organisers have now confirmed that Deconstruction will take over the Scuzz Stage on Sunday 1 June, the final day of the two day festival which takes place in Donington.
Zwan, Ministry, Less Than Jake, InMe, Disturbed, Murderdolls, Stone Sour and (hed) Planet Earth have been added to the lineup of the UK's new Download Festival which takes place in Donington, from 31 May to 01 June 2003.
Europe's premier skate-punk tour, Deconstruction, returns to the UK this summer, as part of the Download Festival. NO FX will headline the tour.
The supergroup made up of Soundgarden and Rage Against the Machine members will play the two day Download Festival which takes place at Donington Park on May 31 & June 1, 2003.
The two day Download Festival will take place at the home of rock, Donington Park, on the weekend of 31 May and 1 June. Iron Maiden, Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson and Deftones are the first acts confirmed for the futuristic event.