The rockers closed the festival on Sunday night, dedicating Dream On to the victims of the London and Manchester attacks as Liv Tyler looked on.
Download Festival News
Monday, 12th June 2017
Friday, 9th June 2017
The festival has announced its improvement plans, including over 3000 metres of preventative drainage.
Thursday, 8th June 2017
Who’s on at what time at Donington Park this year? We have the essential info.
Monday, 5th June 2017
Find out if the heavy rock festival, which takes place from 9-11 June, is set for another Drownload this year.
Friday, 31st March 2017
Find out who else is headed to Donington Park this year.
Tuesday, 28th February 2017
Celebrate Pancake Day with some batter-based rockers, courtesy of Dancakes and Download Festival 2017.
Thursday, 12th January 2017
The Howl four-piece have told Gordon Smart what festival-goers can expect from their headline set.
Friday, 2nd December 2016
The likes of Sum 41 and Good Charlotte have been confirmed for the June festival.
Thursday, 3rd November 2016
Find out who's playing the festival next year.
Friday, 28th October 2016
Find out when you can bag a ticket to the festival and hear about its line-up.
Wednesday, 17th August 2016
An insurance company has calculated the odds of you getting robbed at one of this country’s events… and it turns out metal-heads are the nicest.
Thursday, 9th June 2016
Rock fans will be free to keep their devil horns up while holding onto their smartphones.
Monday, 8th February 2016
As well as revealing over thirty new artists to the line up, the metal festival has also announced the main stage will be renamed as a special tribute to the late rocker.
Thursday, 11th June 2015
Plus the Devon trio have revealed details about their upcoming live shows.
Tuesday, 18th November 2014
Muse have been announced as the second headliner for the metal festival.