Kiss to headline Download 2020Iron Maiden, Kiss and System of a Down have been revealed as the headliners for Download 2020, which takes place from Friday 12th - Sunday 14th JUne at Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets will be on sale at 2pm on Wednesday 25th September.

Iron Maiden will headline the festival on Saturday night, in what will be one of only two homecoming UK festival shows in 2020.  Both Kiss and System of a Down's performances at Download Festival 2020 will be their only UK show in 2020. 

“I’ve said it before, Download Festival audiences are the best. They are up for whatever is thrown at them.  KISS is going to come fully prepared to rock their world in 2020 to say Thank You for always showing up for us.”

- Gene Simmons, KISS

“Download will be the culmination of 47 years of unapologetic bombast and spectacle. We will make this a fitting farewell to a country and its people whose music remains the blood in our veins.”

- Paul Stanley, KISS

Other bands announced today include the multi-platinum, Grammy-Winning alternative rock band from Sacramento Deftones, two-time Grammy Award winning band Korn, punk rioters The Offspring, French metallers Gojira, plus Black Veil Brides, Of Mice & Men, Daughtry and Alestorm.

Download Festival is the UK's largest metal/heavy rock festival, each year Download attracts some of the biggest rock artists on the planet to Donington Park performing over four stages.