Biffy Clyro, Soundgarden and Chase & Status join Download Festival 2012 bill - ticket details

You Me At Six and Tenacious D are also set to play at Donington Park over the weekend of June 8-10

Biffy Clyro, Soundgarden and Chase & Status join Download Festival 2012 bill - ticket details

Photo: Andy Willsher

Biffy Clyro, Soundgarden and Chase and Status have been added to this year's Download Festival line-up.

You Me At Six and Tenacious D also join the bill which will be headlined by The Prodigy, Metallica and a reunited Black Sabbath over the weekend of June 8-10 at Donington Park.

See for more information about the festival.

Metallica have confirmed that they will be playing a headline set that will feature the entirety of their classic 1991 self-titled fifth album - widely known as 'The Black Album'.

They will headline the festival's Saturday night (June 9), while Black Sabbath are currently set to close the event on Sunday (June 10) but it remains to be seen whether their headline slot is affected by guitarist Tony Iommi's recent cancer diagnosis.

The band have not yet said if his condition will impact on their planned world tour.

The Prodigy will headline the festival's first night (June 8).

Download Festival was headlined by System Of A Down, Linkin Park and Def Leppard in 2011 and also featured sets from Bullet For My Valentine, Rob Zombie, Pendulum, Bring Me The Horizon as well as the comeback show from The Darkness.

To check the availability of Download Festival 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Read More On This Artist

Walk Onstage With Alice Cooper At Download Festival 2011 Walk Onstage With Alice Cooper At Download Festival 2011

Video: Walk Onstage With Alice Cooper At Download Festival 2011

Biffy Clyro Merchandise
More News
Drake matches The Beatles' record of having 14 Billboard Hot 100 songs simultaneously
Iggy Azalea says she quit Twitter as it made her 'want to punch everyone in the face'
Tobias Jesso Jr performs 'How Could You Babe' on 'The Tonight Show' - watch
Frank Turner announces details of solo tour in support of 'The Road Beneath My Feet'
House DJ Lil Louis confirms he is deaf in one ear following Manchester CO2 cannon incident
Dave Grohl stops Foo Fighters gig to give drum stick to blind fan - watch
The Cribs, Peace and Everything Everything lead latest Liverpool Sound City additions
Noel Gallagher on Alt-J: 'One of them's got a moustache, and that's...
Chvrches troll manager with fake 'new material' - watch
ITV deny reports Kanye West 'refused to speak' to Jonathan Ross
Second tree planted in honour of George Harrison after beetles eat original
Action Bronson releases 'Actin Crazy' video – watch
Cold War Kids unveil new video for 'Hot Coals' – watch
Kid Rock is 'flabbergasted' by Beyoncé's popularity
Court rules that Courtney Love is not as famous as Marlon Brando
Skrillex and Diplo's 24-hour DJ set shut down by police
Damon Albarn reveals a new Blur song was inspired by 2014 Sydney hostage siege
Fearne Cotton announces decision to leave BBC Radio 1
Chris Evans to host 20th anniversary episode of 'TFI Friday'
Brandon Flowers: 'I couldn't make a record like Julian Casablancas. I'm too much...
Frank Turner backs James Blunt in debate over classism in music
Israeli man suspected of leaking Madonna's new album 'Rebel Heart' is formally...

More News


Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM