Download Festival 2020 isn’t going to be taking place this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic but the organisers of the event have announced the line-up for a virtual weekender that’s set to take place!
The Download TV Weekend will take place on the same days as the cancelled dates (Friday 12th – Sunday 14th June 2020) and will feature some artists who were scheduled to play this year.
It’s all taking place on Download Festival’s YouTube channel, where the three days will be divided into a day and evening schedule, with the evening boasting two to three hours featuring performances from your favourite artists.
It will feature special interviews, unseen performances, exclusive footage and loads more!
Keeping with the 2020 lineup, there will be Kiss’s 2015 Download Festival available to watch on the Friday night.
Iron Maiden have the top billing band on Saturday evening where they will have a special set of archive performances as well as snippets from the Legacy Of The Beast tour.
System Of A Down will bring the weekend to a close on the Sunday with footage from three of their previous performances in 2005, 2011 and 2017.
Other acts confirmed are Alter Bridge, Babymetal, Deftones, The Darkness, Steel Panther, Mastodon, Lacuna Coil, The Pretty Reckless, Black Veil Brides and Poppy.
There’s also going going to be cookalongs which will act as the daytime activities where MasterChef’s Simon Wood, Vegan stars BOSH, tutorials, mindfulness sessions and more.
People who will be watching are encouraged to erect tents in their homes, dress as your rock idols and send in photos and videos using the hashtag #DOWNLOADTV.
Below you will find a full list of the lineup.
The full list of bands on the Download TV line-up are:
The UK’s No.1 Metal Festival just got even bigger as Bloodstock Open Air Festival has announced that At the Gates, Exhorder, Weight of the Tide and Sangre will join headliners Gojira, Judas Priest, Suicidal Tendencies and more in Derbyshire from the 9th to the 12th August.
Tickets for the festival are on sale now for £145 and can be purchased at the following link.
Festival news now! This comes from an announcement at Bloodstock Open Air! Last week, organizers confirmed Gojira, Nightwish and Judas Preist as the headliners but now there’s been a few new additions to the festival.
Those bands are:
The festival is set to take place on August 9th – 12th 2018 at Catton Park in Derby.
Early bird tickets are on sale now from the Bloodstock’s website. VIP tickets are also available.