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Megadeath & Descendents Join Stacked Download Festival UK 2021 Lineup

In news that should come with a FOMO trigger warning for Aussie heavy music fans, Megadeath, Descendents, Boston Manor and Northlane have been added to an already stacked Download Festival UK 2021.

Announced today via a spooky season video as part of a whopping 17 additions, they join the likes of Kiss, System of a Down, Biffy Clyro, A Day to Remember, Deftones, Gojira and HEAPS more.

Following the cancellation of the IRL Download Festival for 2020, the UK’s premier rock festival has stepped it up for 2021, with a line-up that reads like a defiant middle finger salute to 2020. Seriously,  the fine print alone is enough to make most festivals blush!

Set to take place at metal’s spiritual home of Donnington Park, 4-6 June, Download Festival 2021 promises to be an all-time rager. Tickets are on sale now via the festival website. So fetch your passport, get those flight tickets sorted and then cross every digit in hope for a vaccine. This is one pit that needs to be activated in person!

Music festival-starved fans of Australia be warned though, watching this will bring back ALL of the bad thoughts brought on by the cancellation of the Download Festival Australia in March. ‘The Black Parade’ wasn’t to be, but with COVID-19 numbers on the decline and overseas festivals moving ahead, maybe just maybe this is the sign of Download Festival to come.

Watch the full lineup addition video below then take a deep-dive on the Download TV  and relive some of Download Festival UK’s most metal moments.

The full list of acts announced today: 

Ayron Jones

Boston Manor

Dead Poet Society

Descendents

Fire From The Gods

Massive Wagons

Megadeth

Monster Truck

Northlane

Renounced

Salem

Static Dress

The Injester

The Scratch

The Skints

Uncured

Venom Prison

…joining 

In alphabetical order

A.A. Williams

A Day To Remember

Airbourne

Alestorm

Anchor Lane

Baroness

Biffy Clyro

Blackout Problems

Black Veil Brides

Bleed From Within

Blues Pills

Bokassa

Bush

Cellar Door Moon Crow

Cemetery Sun

Control The Storm

Creeper

Daughtry

Dead Label

Dead Posey

Deftones

Dirty Honey

Dying Fetus

Electric Wizard

Employed To Serve

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

Funeral For A Friend

Gender Roles

Gojira

Haken

Hatari

Higher Power

Holding Absence

Hot Milk

Killswitch Engage

Kill The Lights

Korn

Jamie Lenman

JJ Wilde

Joyous Wolf

Kiss

Lacuna Coil

Loathe

Lotus Eater

Marianas Trench

Mastodon

Modern Error

Myles Kennedy & Company

Obituary

Of Mice & Men

Phoxjaw

P.O.D.

Poppy

Powerwolf

Press Club

Rise Against

Sepultura

Skillet

Sleep Token

Spiritbox

Steel Panther

Stone Broken

System Of A Down

Temples On Mars

Tempt

Theory

The Darkness

The Distillers

The Faim

The Hara

The Pretty Reckless

The Wildhearts

Those Damn Crows

Tiny Moving Parts

Twin Temple

Volbeat

Wage War

Wargasm

Wayward Sons

Will Haven

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