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Download festival reveals further acts

Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown, Thunder and Volbeat added to summer line-up.

Ozzy Osbourne

 Download Festival has announced a further 60 acts set to play over the course of the weekend. The latest additions include Shinedown, You Me At Six, Black Stone Cherry, legendary metal outfits Hatebreed, Cradle Of Filth, plus Kerrang! Radio Fresh Blood returns to host The Avalanche Stage.

Kerrang! Radio Fresh Blood will once again host The Avalanche Stage at Download festival, shining a spotlight on everyone from the biggest global acts, to the latest breaking bands. Headliners this year include, Neck Deep and The Hives.

Alex Baker, presenter of Fresh Blood on Kerrang! Radio commented: “I am absolutely stoked to be hosting The Avalanche Stage again this year at Download. Last year the talent on display on the stage, from brand new bands through to legends of the scene that started out life on Fresh Blood, was off the chart….and yet again this year it’s going to THE place to be…Puppy, Milk Teeth, Employed To Serve and CANCER BATS (to name but a few!). I mean COME ON! BE FAIR ON THE OTHER STAGES!!”

This year’s headliners are:

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Avenged Sevenfold / Guns N’ Roses / Ozzy Osbourne

Other acts set to play at the festival include:

Alexisonfire / All Them Witches / Asking Alexandria / BABYMETAL / Baroness / Black Stone Cherry / Black Veil Brides / blessthefall / Body Count Ft. Ice T / Boston Manor / Bullet For My Valentine / Bury Tomorrow / Cancer Bats / Corrosion Of Conformity / Cradle Of Filth / Dead Cross / Death Blooms / DragonForce / Dream State / Emmure / Employed To Serve / Gold Key / Greta Van Fleet / Hatebreed / Higher Power / In This Moment / Inglorious / Jamie Lenman / Jonathan Davis / Knocked Loose / Koyo / Kreator / L7 / Less Than Jake / Malevolence / Marilyn Manson / Marmozets / Mayday Parade / Meshuggah / Milk Teeth / Miss May I / Monster Truck / Myke Gray / Myrkur / Neck Deep / No Hot Ashes / Parkway Drive / Plini / Powerflo / Puppy / Rise Against / Rolo Tomassi / Savage Messiah / Shinedown / SHVPES / Sleep Token / Stick To Your Guns / Stray From The Path / Sun Arcana / TesseracT / The Bottom Line / The Bronx / The Faim / The Hives / The Hyena Kill / The Maine / The Pink Slips / The Struts / The Temperance Movement / Thrice / Thunder / Thy Art Is Murder / Tigress / Turbonegro / Volbeat / Von Hertzen Brothers / Wayward Sons / Whiskey Myers / Woes / WSTR / You Me At Six / Zeal & Ardor

Download festival takes place in Donington Park between 8th and 10th June 2018.

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