Download Festival 2013 will rock harder than ever

Slipknot are set to headline this year's Download Festival 2013
Slipknot are set to headline this year's Download Festival 2013

This year’s Download Festival is exciting metal-heads nationwide and looks set to rock harder than ever before with massive names topping the bill.

The event will be headlined by the masked masters of mayhem Slipknot, bonafide heavy metal legends Iron Maiden and German industrial rock giants Rammstein.

Also appearing on the bill on the main stage are Bullet for my Valentine, Korn, Queens of the Stone Age, Motorhead, Alice in Chains, Papa Roach, Thirty Seconds to Mars, The Gaslight Anthem, Stone Sour and many more.

Over on the Encore Stage you can see Limp Bizkit, Jimmy Eat World, Lit, Gogol Bodello and others.

Meanwhile, on the Pepsi Max you can enjoy the hard-rocking likes of The Hives, HIM and P.O.D.

There’s still plenty of other names across a variety of stages to be announced.

Download Festival takes place at Donington Park, Leicestershire near Castle Donington, East Midlands Airport and Nottingham.

The event runs from 14th - 16th June. Camping is available.

Tickets are £170 - £205 and are available by calling 0844 844 0444 or by visiting

Premium luxury VIP camping packages are also available from the website.

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