Def Leppard the veteran rockers from Sheffield have been added to the line up. Download Festival organisers have confirmed the line up for the annual rock fest at home of Heavy Metal Donington Park on the weekend of 10th to 12 June 2011. The Download Festival 2011 will be headlined by System of a Down and Linkin Park.
Bands added to the line up include Aussie Rock / Dance bangers Pendulum who return for the first time since 1999, and also added are Bullet for My Valentine and Gaslight Anthem. Alter Bridge will be a popular addition.
Legends of the classic rock fold will be back on the scene at Download this year – the boys who are back in town, Thin Lizzy, LA glam-rock stars Buckcherry, American ‘jam band’ Clutch, who are now in their 21st year, Brit rockers FM and finally Mr. Big, the virtuoso classic rockers who have reunited for a new album What If.
The Full Download Line Up for 2011 includes SYSTEM OF A DOWN LINKIN PARK Pendulum Avenged Sevenfold Bullet For My Valentine Rob Zombie Korn Alice Cooper Alter Bridge Danzig The Cult Gaslight Anthem Hollywood Undead Thin Lizzy Buckcherry Black Veil Brides The Damned Things Escape The Fate Clutch Mr Big GWAR FM Masters Of Reality Rise To Remain