Skunk Anansie join Download festival line-up – ticket details Get Tickets

Reformed rockers will play before System Of A Down and Avenged Sevenfold

Skunk Anansie's singer Skin and guitarist Ace on the first ever NME Awards Tour, booked on the back of just a handful of singles. The band split up in 2001, but have recently announced they'll be reforming and releasing a Greatest Hits CD. Pic: Andy Willsher
Skunk Anansie have been added to the bill for June's Download festival.

The Brit rockers, who reformed in 2009, will play below Avenged Sevenfold and headliners System Of A Down on the second day of the festival (June 11).

Download Festival takes place on June 10-12 at Donington Park with Def Leppard and Linkin Park as its other headliners.

See Downloadfestival.com for more information.

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.

The Download Festival line-up so far is:

Alice Cooper
All That Remains
Alter Bridge
Asking Alexandria
Avenged Sevenfold
Black Veil Brides
Black Stone Cherry
Bowling For Soup
Bring Me The Horizon
Bullet For My Valentine
Cheap Trick
The Cult
The Damned Things
Def Leppard
Devil Wears Prada
Duff McKagan's Loaded
Escape The Fate
Frank Turner
The Gaslight Anthem
Hollywood Undead
Jameson Raid
The King Blues
Linkin Park
Madina Lake
Masters Of Reality
Mr Big
The Pretty Reckless
Puddle Of Mudd
Rob Zombie
Rise To Remain
Sacred Mother Tongue
Skunk Anansie
Straight Line Stitch
Suicide Silence
System Of A Down
Thin Lizzy
Times Of Grace
Trash Talk
Twisted Sister
Your Demise

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