The Prodigy to headline Friday night at Download 2012

Band announce only UK festival show of 2012

The Prodigy to headline Friday night at Download 2012

Photographer: Sara BowreyChris Swindells on 17 November 2011

The Prodigy will headline the Friday (June 8) night of Download Festival 2012 which takes place at Donington, Derby from 8-10 June 2012.

Metallica have already been announced as Saturday night headliners at the Derbyshire based festival, with the original Black Sabbath line up newly reformed closing the festival on the Sunday night.

Announcing the news on their website, The Prodigy said the show will feature some new material from their forthcoming sixth studio album, expected in late 2012. 

The Prodigy previously played Download Festival in 2006 and 2009 both on the second stage, this will be their first headline performance at Download Festival.

Metallica will be playing their 'Black Album' in full for their festival appearance, read our blog reaction to the news as we re-assess the impact of the album 22 years on.

Tickets for Download Festival 2012 go on sale tomorrow (Friday Nov 18) at 9am.

Download 2012 tickets start at £155 (including £10 booking fee) for an arena-only (non-camping) ticket.

A three-day camping ticket priced at £180 (including £10 booking fee) and £190 (including £10 booking fee) for a five-day camping ticket.

Click to buy Download 2012 tickets from 9am tomorrow morning.  

 

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