Download Festival is the UKʼs premier Rock Festival. A mammoth 5 day rock event for lovers of heavy rock music over five stages at Donington, the spiritual home of rock!
Download Festival began life as a two day live music event, expanding to three days in 2005. It has won numerous awards over the years - winning Event of the Year at the Classic Rock Awards in 2009, as well as accolades from well known rock magazines Kerrang and Rock Sound.
Bands who have played at the "spiritual home of all things rock" (Donington Park, of course!) include Marilyn Manson, Iron Maiden, Audioslave, Linkin Park, Metallica, System of a Down, The Prodigy, My Chemical Romance, Kiss, Slipknot and Faith No More. This year expect incredible live festival performances from Iron Maiden, Rammstein and many more.