122,215 apply for Rage Against the Machine gig
United Kingdom | 15 February 2010
122,215 fans have applied for tickets to the free Rage Against The Machine show at Finsbury Park, London on 6 June, the BBC has reported.
Those hoping to see the political rockers had been applying for passes since Thursday (11 February) before the application process closed at midnight last night (Sunday).
Fans will now wait until 9am on Wednesday (17 Feb) to see if they were successful in bagging a ticket for the show. Those selected will be told by email and they will have to apply for tickets using a registration system.
The group, famed for tracks like ‘Bombtrack’ and Killing In The Name’, are also expected to be named as headliners of Download Festival later on this evening (Monday) when organisers are due to announce seven new bands.
The first announcement is scheduled for 7.40pm before a second one is to be announced at midnight.
In other Download Festival 2010 news, Punktastic is reporting that Dillinger Escape Plan have confirmed themselves for the Donington event on their Twitter.
Weekend camping passes for the event, which this year will be headlined by AC/DC alongside Them Crooked Vultures, Motorhead, Bullet For My Valentine and more, are available now for £170.
Non-camping weekend tickets are priced at £140.
Click here to buy Download Festival tickets.
Download Festival 2010 will take place at Donington Park, Castle Donington from 11-13 June.
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