Marilyn Manson to play Download Festival

Marilyn Manson heads up the latest trio of acts announced for this year's Download Festival.

The American hard rocker, whose latest album 'The High End Of Low' is released in May, will be joined be legendary band ZZ Top and Killswitch Engage, who return for a second consecutive year.

As previously reported Slipknot are set to headline the three-day event, with Limp Bizkit, Motley Crue, Whitesnake, Def Leppard and many more also on the bill.

Click here to see the latest Download line-up.

Download Festival 2009
will take place at Donington Park, Castle Donington from 12-14 June.

Passes for the rock and metal festival are on sale now priced at £135 for a weekend camping pass.

Click here to buy Download 2009 tickets.