Kiss rumoured for Download 2013 headline appearance

Glam-rock band linked to Donington festival

Kiss rumoured for Download 2013 headline appearance

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Kiss are the latest band rumoured to be joining the line-up for next year's Download Festival.

The glam rock band are reported to be headlining the second stage at the 2013 festival, joining previously announced acts Iron Maiden, Slipknot and Rammstein on the line-up. Metal Talk reports that Gene Simmons and his bandmates will close the Friday night of the three-day festival.

"Kiss are understood to be headlining the second stage at Download Festival on the Friday June 14th. They have already confirmed appearances in Scandinavia from June 1st to 11th including the Sweden Rock Festival. The Donington show would be their only UK concert in 2013 as part of the European Tour promoting their new album 'Monster'

Download Festival will take place from June 14-16 2013 at Donington Park. The festival was headlined by Metallica, Black Sabbath and The Prodigy in 2012, with the likes of Chase & Status, You Me At Six, Biffy Clyro, Soundgarden, Machine Head, Rise Against, Slash and Megadeth also performing across the weekend.

See Downloadfestival.com for more information about the festival.

Tickets for Download Festival will go onsale tomorrow (September 28) at 9am (BST). 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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