Download Festival 2013 – 10 more bands announced.

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With only one more week to go before the world’s most awesome Metal/Rock gathering kicks off, the organisers of Download Festival just announced a further 10 bands to join the already 144 band line up!

Joining the lineup are I Am I, fronted by former Dragonforce singer ZP Theart, Welsh rockers Falling With Style, three-piece Press To Meco, Leicester locals Surrender The Coast, Essex rockers Searching Alaska, Southampton group Forever Can Wait, Blackburn band Sky Valley Mistress, Scottish rockers Semper Fi and Akord, and energetic four piece rock/punk band New Killer Shoes.

The stage times have been released and the map is now available for those who want to get acquainted with the festival site. This years event promises to be a memorable one with a staggering line up that is headlined by Slipknot on Friday, Iron Maiden on Saturday and Rammstein closing the show on Sunday night.

Amongst the vast amount of live music on offer there are also a huge amount of attractions throughout the festival weekend with the Download Village entertainment boasting a bigger and better line up than ever as the Doghouse returns with its club night hosted by Revolution, Liverpool’s biggest rock night.  Revolution’s Doghouse Residency is three nights of crazy, debauched and wild theme parties with a different theme each night. Revolution DJs will be slamming a mix of metal, punk and hardcore into the early hours Friday-Sunday, joined by some very special guests. Themes include Hawaiian Beach Party, Pirates of The Doghouse Party and the Download Zombie Apocalypse Party. Further information can be found at

The comedy tent also returns on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June, with the Silent Arena taking over the tent for weekend activities from Friday 14-16 June. Comedy Tent and Doghouse line-up is now ready over on our attractions page. If villagers aren’t too busy buying some vintage merch or limited edition t-shirts, they can snuggle up at the Download Cinema, located in a Village corner.

For the first time Download Festival will this year have a zip line in the arena. Festival goers can zip across the sky taking in an adrenalin filled aerial view of the Donnington site. The first 12 people in the queue each day, will receive a discounted price of £10 instead of the usual £15. 

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