Download bosses have today announced the second wave of bands for next year’s Donington event – with Airbourne, Pierce The Veil, Ministry, Wakrat and DevilDriver also joining the bill. System Of A Down, Aerosmith and Biffy Clyro were previously announced as headliners for Download 2017.
The event’s third stage will be renamed the Avalanche Stage for next year, where organisers say a “punk, emo and post-hardcore edge” will be present. Simple Plan and Sleeping With Sirens will headline the Avalanche Stage.
Other bands announced today are Coheed And Cambria, The Dead Daisies, Exodus, Astroid Boys, The One Hundred, Issues, Lost Society, Crown The Empire, Four Year Strong, Knuckle Puck, Basement and Grey Wind.
Download 2017 takes place from June 9 to 11.
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Download 2017 lineup so far
System Of A Down
Prophets Of Rage
Five Finger Death Punch
Of Mice & Men
Sleeping With Sirens
Every Time I Die
The Story So Far
Pierce The Veil
Coheed And Cambria
The Dead Daisies
The One Hundred
Crown The Empire
Four Year Strong