Slipknot, Prodigy and Motley Crue set for Download 2009

Pendulum and Korn also set for Donington Park festival

Slipknot, The Prodigy and Motley Crue have all been confirmed to play this year’s Download festival.

Korn, Dragonforce, Devildriver and Pendulum have also been confirmed in the first wave of announcements for the event which takes place between June 12-14 at Donington Park.

More names and the full billing will be announced soon.

Tickets for the Download 2009 go on sale at 9am (GMT) on Friday (February 13).

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