RAMMSTEIN Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD, Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festivals

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have been confirmed for next year's Download and Wacken Open Air festivals. Download will be held held June 14-16, 2013 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom; Wacken Open Air will take place August 1-3, 2013 in Wacken, Germany. Commented the band: "'Wir halten das Tempo' will also be RAMMSTEIN's motto for 2013, with the band headlining a number of big European festivals. "Over the past two years alone, over 1.3 million people from Mexico, the USA, South Africa, Australia, Canada and Europe have been blown away by the band's spectacular live show. The RAMMSTEIN machine keeps rolling on and on, and 2013 will be no different: it promises to be one hot summer." Download festival billing is shaping up as follows: IRON MAIDEN RAMMSTEIN Wacken Open Air festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY DEEP PURPLE DORO NIGHTWISH RAGE RAMMSTEIN SABATON SUBWAY TO SALLY