February 27, 2009 11:51

Anvil finally confirmed for Download 2009

Four other acts have also been confirmed for the metal bash

Anvil finally confirmed for Download 2009
Anvil have been confirmed to play this year's Download festival.

The Canadian metal band - who are currently receiving critical and commercial success for their rockumentary 'The Story Of Anvil' - will play the June event alongside the likes of Slipknot, Korn and Marilyn Manson.

Anvil actually previously confirmed themselves ahead of the official announcement, and say they could play other events this summer.

Other newly-confirmed acts for Download are Billy Talent, Dream Theater, The Blackout and Buckcherry.

Another headliner is set to be announced on Monday (March 2) - stay tuned to NME.COM for details.

The list of bands playing Download so far are:

Anvil
Billy Talent
Buckcherry
Def Leppard
Devildriver
Drangonforce
Dream Theater
Killswitch Engage
Korn
Limp Bizkit
Marilyn Manson
Motley Crue
Pendulum
Slipknot
The Prodigy
Trivium
Whitesnake
ZZ Top


The festival is once again staged at Donington Park, taking place on June 12-14.

To check the availability of Download tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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