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System Of A Down confirmed for Download Festival – ticket details

Plus reformed band set for further European shows

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System Of A Down have announced that they have reformed to play live dates in 2011 – including Britain's Download festival.

They will play the event, which takes place in Donington, on June 11. Avenged Sevenfold are also confirmed for the festival, which runs from June 10-12.

System Of A Down will also play Germany's Rock Im Park and Rock Am Ring on June 4 and 5 respectively after a headline gig at Milan's Fiera Arena on June 2.

They will also play a headline show at the Paris Omnisports de Bercy (June 6), Switzerland's Greenfield Festival (9) and Austria's Novarock (13).

They will end the June gig run with shows at Berlin's Wuhlheide (15), Gothenburg's Metaldown (17) then Finland's Provinssirock (19).

The band have been on hiatus since 2006. See Systemofadown.com for more information.

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

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