27 more bands announced for Download festival


With, unbelievably, less than two months to go until Download 2015, the finishing touches are being added to this year’s masterpiece of a line-up, and today sees twenty-seven more flashes of colour streaking the tableau of Europe’s biggest rock and metal festival.

Seminal post hardcore megaliths Funeral For A Friend make a first appearance in four years followingWith, unbelievably, less than two months to go until Download 2015, the finishing touches are being added to this year’s masterpiece of a line-up, and today sees twenty-seven more flashes of colour streaking the tableau of Europe’s biggest rock and metal festival. Seminal post hardcore megaliths Funeral For A Friend make a first appearance in four years following the release of January’s enormous record Chapter and Verse. Singer Matthew Davies-Kreye said: Download is a festival very close to our hearts and we’re thrilled to have been invited back this year alongside some amazing bands. Alaskan metalcore steamroller 36 Crazyfists are also basking in the glory of a huge new album, February’s Time and Trauma and will join FFAF in taking their place on the mainstage. A long lost friend will also return as, amid reports that a new album is in the works, heavy metal titans Corrosion of Conformity, freshly reunited with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan, come to Donington for the first time in twenty years having played Monsters of Rock in 1995, while a new friend arrives in the form of legendary Liverpudlian metallers Carcass give Download a first ever fistful of their mastery of every extreme genre from goregrind to melodic death metal. For Carcass the appearance is the fulfilment of a […]

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