Download Festival

Rocking out at a festival

Download Festival takes place each year at Donington Park and is a must visit for any rock music fans and is celebrating its 12th year this summer.

Some of the top rock and metal music acts will fill the four stages over the three-day event. Headlining Download Festival this year are:

  • Slipknot
  • Muse
  • Kiss

Other acts on the bill include:

  • Judas Priest
  • Slash
  • Billy Idol
  • Faith No More
  • Motley Crue

 Before packing your car ready for a weekend of moshing, check the Donington Park weather.

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12-14 June - Check the Donington weather forecast before heading to Download Festival.

Since 2003, the festival has seen some of the worlds top heavy rock and metal bands take to the stage, including:

  • Metallica 
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Iron Maiden
  • Marilyn Manson 
  • Slipknot

Festival-goers will be looking for a warm and dry weekend to get the most out of the festival.

For further information about getting to the festival visit the Download Festival official website.

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