Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Def Leppard to headline Download Festival

Def Leppard have been announced as the third and final headliner for this year’s Download Festival, joining Linkin Park and System Of A Down for the annual metal event.

Promoters posted the news to Twitter on Tuesday:

“Guess what! @Def_Leppard have been confirmed as our third headliner for Download 2011! #DL2011 #DefLep”

Leppard’s set on Friday, June 10 will kick off their 2011 world tour.

Other acts on the weekend bill include Alice Cooper, The Cult, Rob Zombie, Twisted Sister, Korn and more.

The festival will take place at Donington Park over the weekend of June 10-12.

Leppard previously headlined Download 2009.

Def Leppard – Animal
Download 2009
Donington Park, UK – June 14, 2009

See also:

Def Leppard: major announcement coming soon
Def Leppard: live album due in May
Def Leppard: NAMM jam with former Arkansas Governor
Def Leppard tribute band hires one-armed drummer