Download 2017 headliners announced

download-2017Download Festival has announced all three of it’s headliners for next summer’s festival. System of a Down will play their third headline appearance on the Friday, Biffy Clyro will headline the festival for the first time on the Saturday in support of their new album Ellipsis and Aerosmith will make their only UK appearance of 2017 as they bring proceedings to a close on the Sunday. The festival will take place on the 9th-11th June at Donington Park, with the remainder of the line-up still yet to be revealed.

Final Reading and Leeds headliners announced


Scottish alternative rock band Biffy Clyro and American pop punk band Fall Out Boy have been announced as the final co-headliners for the twin festivals. They will be joining the ranks of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foals and Disclosure. While one can appreciate the organisers trying to pack in as much content as possible, it is unclear quite how they will work out the logistics of having two lots of co-headline acts.