Download Festival booker reveals The Darkness’ summer plan – video

Andy Copping says the band's set will be 'a concise hour with all the hits'

Download Festival booker Andy Copping has promised that The Darkness will deliver “a concise hour with all the hits” at the festival in June.

Copping was speaking to NME in new video interview – watch it by clicking above.

The Darkness announced their reformation last month. As well as saying the plan was for them to play a hit-packed set, Copping also promised the band would be “bringing a tremendous stage show” with them to Download.

Download Festival takes place on June 10-12 at Donington Park. The Darkness will play below headliners Def Leppard on the festival’s opening night.

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