March 25, 2013 20:30

Fidlar, Black Stone Cherry, Masters of Reality added to Download Festival bill

They join previously announced headliners Slipknot, Rammstein and Iron Maiden in Donington Park this June

Fidlar, Black Stone Cherry, Masters of Reality added to Download Festival bill

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Fidlar, Black Stone Cherry and Masters of Reality have been added to this summer's Download Festival bill.

Chthonic & The Oriental Orchestra, DragonForce, Ghost, Satyricon, Red White & Blues, Fearless Vampire Killers, Rival Sons, Palm Reader and Little Caesar have also been newly announced as have Krokodil, who feature members of Sikth, Johnny Truant, Cry for Silence, Gallows and Hexes.

The bands will join previously announced headliners, Slipknot, Rammstein and Iron Maiden, as well as Queens Of The Stone Age, The Gaslight Anthem, Alice In Chains, 30 Seconds To Mars, Motorhead, HIM, Gogol Bordello, Papa Roach, Europe, Lit and Rise To Remain on the line-up.

Download Festival will take place from June 14-16 at Donington Park. See Downloadfestival.com for more information.

Of Slipknot's headline set on June 14, Download Festival organiser Andy Copping has said: "Slipknot's last appearance at Download has gone down in the festival's history as one of the best ever headline sets. God knows what they’ll have in store for 2013 but I'm looking forward to seeing how they'll top the last one."

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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