First band for Download Festival 2015 to be announced on Monday

Metal festival will return to Donington Park next year

Download Festival will announce the first acts set to appear at the festival in 2015 this coming Monday (November 17).

Billed as a “major announcement”, fans can expect to find out more at 8am on Monday. Meanwhile, festival organiser Andy Copping confirmed that the announcement will be that of a band performing at the festival.

Download Festival 2014 took place at Donington Park between June 13-15 with headline performances from Avenged Sevenfold, Aerosmith and Linkin Park.

Other acts who appeared across the weekend included Alter Bridge, Rob Zombie, Sikth, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Bring Me The Horizon, The Offspring and Fall Out Boy.

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