Since the big announcement for Download 2011 on Monday and Download booker Andy Copping’s subsequent interview, various bits and pieces of information have surfaced as a result of the interview, comments by Andy on Twitter and various other sources. Rocksins believes all the following information to be accurate but please take this with a small pinch of salt as scheduling and stages / times are subject to change and alterations.
Confirmed Information for Download 2011 (from various sources)
System of a Down (headliners)
Linkin Park (headliners)
Bullet For My Valentine (“special guests”)
Alice Cooper is strongly rumoured to be one of the other second stage headliners.
Bands with unknown stages / days:
Black Veil Brides
The Damned Things
Escape The Fate
The Gaslight Anthem
Masters of Reality
Rise to Remain
As always, more information on Download and all the other UK rock and metal festivals when we get it.