Set for June 14th through the 16th, the landmark 21st installment of Download has revealed the first announcement of confirmed artists and the line-up is as epic as expected.
Topping the 3-day festival bill, Download will welcome arena staples, Queens of the Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold as the 2024 headliners.
Among the additional highlights from the first wave of bands - Pantera will play their first UK festival in more than 20 years while pop punk heroes Sum 41 will play their final UK festival ever.
Bolstering the initial announcement, Download has confirmed sets from festival favorites like Corey Taylor, Machine Head, Royal Blood, The Offspring, While She Sleeps, 311, Bad Omens with still plenty more to be revealed.
The first wave also features a strong representation of still emerging talent. Among the standouts include ascending sensations like Wargasm, Alpha Wolf, Scowl, Urne, The Callous Daoboys, Brand of Sacrifice, Vukovi, Dying Wish, Scene Queen and many more.
Watch the brilliant announcement video featuring the initial roster of confirmations below.