Download add 47 bands to festival bill

Steel Panther, Anathema, A Day To Remember, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies and more added to Download 2017 bill

A total of 47 bands have been added to the bill for this year’s Download festival.

Steel Panther, Anathema, A Day To Remember, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies, Sabaton, In Flames, Baroness and Kvelertak are just some of the artists announced in the latest wave of names released by festival organisers.

Find the full list below.

They’ll join previously announced headliners System Of A Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith, along with bands including Mastodon, Prophets Of Rage, Alter Bridge, Slayer and Clutch at the UK festival which takes place from June 9-11.

Steel Panther frontman Michael Starr says: “I’m so happy to be back at Download. Download 2009 was our very first show in the UK, so this festival holds a special place in my heart.”

Download boss Andy Copping adds: “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception.

“We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, Dillinger Escape Plan, the Cadillac Three, Suicidal Tendencies and more, along with some of the most exciting new talent in the game such as Creeper, Red Sun Rising and Hacktivist.

“Right through from the Dogtooth Stage, all the way to the top, fans are guaranteed to witness an incredible weekend of music from their trusted favourites, and discover new favourite bands of the future.”

Tickets for Download 2017 are available via the official festival website.

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