February 29, 2012 8:36

Slipknot's Corey Taylor, We Are The Ocean, Cancer Bats join Download bill - ticket details

Rise To Remain, Soil and Dropkick Murphys are also added to the line-up

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor will play an acoustic set at this summer's Download Festival.

The singer, who is currently touring Australia with the Iowa metallers, is one of 22 new additions to the metal bash's bill.

Among the other new additions are Cancer Bats, Dropkick Murphys, We Are The Ocean, Rise To Remain, Soil and the James Cleaver Quintet.

The festival, which will be headlined by The Prodigy, Metallica and a reunited Black Sabbath, takes place over the weekend of June 8-10 at Donington Park.

See Downloadfestival.com for more information about the festival.

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.

The Download Festival line-up so far is as follows:

Metallica
The Prodigy
Black Sabbath
Soundgarden
Biffy Clyro
You Me At Six
Chase & Status
Tenacious D
Machine Head
Trivium
Anthrax
Black Veil Brides
NOFX
Shinedown
Killswitch Engage
Opeth
Nightwish
Devildriver
Rise Against
Steel Panther
Slash
Megadeth
Five Finger Death Punch
Kyuss Lives
Billy Talent
Black Label Society
Terrorvision
As I Lay Dying,
Reckless Love
Fear Factory
Ginger Wildheart
Lamb Of God
August Burns Red
Little Angels
Devin Townsend Project
Ugly Kid Joe
Butcher Babies
Heaven's Basement
Fozzy
Cancer Bats
Rise To Remain
Dropkick Murphys
Corey Taylor
We Are The Ocean
Soil
James Cleaver Quintet
Gun
Marmozets
Upon A Burning Body
While She Sleeps
Red, White And Blues
The Defiled
Sylosis
Kopek
Saxon
The Quireboys
Sebastian Bach
The Treatment

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