Download FestivalDownload Festival, which returns to Donington Park for its 21st edition, from Friday 14th - Sunday 16th June, has revealed this years headliners will be Queens Of The Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold, as well as over 70 more huge names from the rock world.

Also announced today are UK and international heavyweights Royal Blood, The Offspring, Sum 41, Corey Taylor, Machine Head, Pantera, BABYMETAL, Fear Factory, While She Sleeps, Billy Talent, Bowling For Soup, The Used, Hoobastank (playing ‘The Reason’ in full), Atreyu, Counterparts, Bad Omens, Dying Fetus, The Black Dahlia Murder, Those Damn Crows, Holding Absence, Silverstein, Charlotte Sands, Thy Art Is Murder, Fit For A King and so many more.

Queens Of The Stone Age will be headlining Download Festival for the very first time next year.  The last time they played at Donington was in 2013, and now they return over a decade later. Formed in 1996, the band have been a driving force in modern rock music. They achieved success with albums like "Songs for the Deaf" and "Rated R," featuring crowd-rousing hits like "No One Knows" and "Go With The Flow”. This year’s critically acclaimed “In Times New Roman…’ saw the band once again at their heaviest, darkest and twisted best. Known for their dynamic live performances, QOTSA has maintained a devoted fan base throughout their career, solidifying their status as rock icons.

Fall Out Boy need no introduction, but it will also be their first ever time headlining at Download Festival. The last time they played at Download was in 2014 when they were main support to headliners Linkin Park, and in the decade since they have proved themselves to be a band well and truly worthy of headlining Download Festival. Formed in Chicago in 2001, the Grammy-winning pop punk band have gone from strength to strength, selling millions of records and winning countless awards for their energetic live shows.

The festival’s grand finale will come at the hands of Avenged Sevenfold, who last headlined Download in 2018. Six years on, and their return to the hallowed grounds is set to be even more explosive than when they last played. The Californian heavy metal five-piece, fronted by M. Shadows, have sold over 8 million albums since they formed in 1999 and are well known for their incendiary live shows. The band recently released their eighth studio album and will be sure to play hits new and old at DLXXI.

Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Synyster Gates says:

We are super excited to be playing Download for the third time but as they say the third time is a charm, so hopefully we get it right this time! We appreciate everyone coming back and joining in the madness and the fun.

Download Festival’s Andy Copping says:

After our unbelievable 20th anniversary celebrations last year, we couldn’t be more excited about what DLXXI has in store. This year we have two brand new headliners in the form of Queens Of The Stone Age and Fall Out Boy, as well as the mighty Avenged Sevenfold and a whole host of huge names that make every second of Download Festival memorable. I can’t wait to join the fans there – it is our home. With first time headliners and our first headline partner with Liquid Death we are embracing the evolution of Download Festival. We have the best and friendliest community together and we can’t wait to celebrate the next 20 years of Download with you all.

Download Festival 2024 Line Up

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Ticket Information

3 Day Camping
Adult (13+): £300.00
Youth (5 - 12): £113.00
Child (under 5): Free

5 Day Camping
Adult (13+): £322.00
Youth (5 - 12): £118.50
Child (under 5): Free

3 Day No Camping
Adult (13+): £267.00
Youth (5 - 12): £104.00
Child (under 5): Free

Car Parking: £35.00

All prices include booking fees, payment plans available.

Wide range of Glamping, Hotels, Campervan and VIP options available from the festival website.