SLAYER, MARILYN MANSON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, WOLFMOTHER and BRING ME THE HORIZON have been confirmed for the Download festival, set to take place June 8-10 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, England. Other acts that are scheduled to appear at this year's event include headliners IRON MAIDEN (June 10), LINKIN PARK (June 9) and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE (June 8).The Download festival is a three-day rock/metal/punk festival held annually at the spiritual home of rock music in England — Donington Park, which hosted the Monsters of Rock festivals between 1980 and 1996, and 2002's Ozzfest. It takes place in early summer, and is owned and managed by Live Nation, a company owned by Clear Channel Communications. Download festival 2006 — which featured headliners TOOL, METALLICA and GUNS N' ROSES — was said to be a huge success, with 75,000 visitors each day. (Thanks: TheSeventhOne)
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