February 18, 2013 19:36

Gogol Bordello, Papa Roach, Europe added to Download Festival bill

Lit, Rise To Remain, Uriah Heep and Katatonia also join the line-up for the metal bash

Gogol Bordello, Papa Roach, Europe added to Download Festival bill

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Gogol Bordello, Papa Roach, Europe, Lit and Rise To Remain are amongst the 49 bands newly added to this summer's Download Festival bill.

Katatonia, Buckcherry, Uriah Heep, Escape The Fate, Blitz Kids, POD, Graveyard and Newsted, fronted by former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, will also play the rock and metal weekender, which takes place June 14-16 at Donington Park.

The newly announced artists join Iron Maiden, Rammstein and Slipknot on the line up for Download 2013. Queens of the Stone Age, 30 Seconds To Mars, Motorhead and The Gaslight Anthem also appear on the bill.

Other previously announced acts include Limp Bizkit, Korn, Jimmy Eat World, Enter Shikari, Cancer Bats and Bullet For My Valentine and Mastodon.

The festival was headlined by Metallica, Black Sabbath and The Prodigy in 2012. See Downloadfestival.com for more information.

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

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