A bunch of acts announce their appearance on the Snickers Game On stage. For peanuts, presumably...

Electric Six, BOWLING FOR SOUP, HiM, SoiL and LIFE OF AGONY are the first wave of bands to be confirmed for the SNICKERS GAME ON stage at this year’s DOWNLOAD festival.

The bands join a bill which already includes Metallica, Linkin Park, Korn, Slipknot, Hives and Electric Six, Electric Six, [/a] and [a].

[/a] singer Dick Valentine simply said: “[a] — The band you are growing up with. Quality live entertainment since 2003.”

Taking place on June 5-6, Download at Donington’s Game On stage will also feature the biggest skate and BMX display in the UK.

More line-up details will be announced shortly.

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