WITHIN TEMPTATION, STONE SOUR, UNEARTH, CHIMAIRA Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

WITHIN TEMPTATION, STONE SOUR, UNEARTH, CHIMAIRA and JOB FOR A COWBOY have been confirmed for the Download festival, set to take place June 8-10 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

30 SECONDS TO MARS
BOWLING FOR SOUP
BRING ME THE HORIZON
BUCKCHERRY
CHIMAIRA
DEVILDRIVER
DIMMU BORGIR
DRAGONFORCE
DREAM THEATER
ENTER SHIKARI
EVANESCENCE
GALLOWS
IRON MAIDEN
(June 10 headliner)
JOB FOR A COWBOY
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
KORN
LAMB OF GOD
LINKIN PARK
(June 9 headliner)
MACHINE HEAD
MARILYN MANSON
MEGADETH
MÖTLEY CRÜE
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
(June 8 headliner)
SHADOWS FALL
SLAYER
STONE SOUR
TURBONEGRO
UNEARTH
VELVET REVOLVER
WITHIN TEMPTATION
WOLFMOTHER

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.

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.

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