Judas Priest to play Download festival?
Plus more rumours for the rock weekender
28 January 2008
Download festival director Andy Copping hinted at the inclusion of the British heavy metal legends during a recent fans forum meeting in London.
Other bands rumoured to appear at the rock festival included AC/DC, Korn, Within Temptation, Machine Head and Fall Out Boy.
It is the second year that Download organisers have met up with fans of the festival to discuss subjects including transport, security, green issues, facilities and, of course, acts.
The pub meeting was attended by Live Nation's Andy Copping and John Probin (head of production), as well as Kerrang! deputy editor Daniel Lane. The evening was compered by Kerrang! TV host Sarah Harding.
Download 2008 takes place at Castle Donington from 13-15 June with an official line up announcement expected in early February.