Download Festival 2021 Cancelled
Given the governments announcements and timeline out of lockdown last week, it didn't need a rocket scientist to work out Download festival was looking unlikely this year.
In a statement issued by the festival today they confirm the cancellation of this years event with headliners, Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro all returning to the event in 2022.
Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson commented:
“Like everyone, we were all hugely disappointed when the global pandemic forced the cancellation of Download 2020 which would have been Maiden’s seventh time headlining here. So we are delighted to be invited back and fulfil our ambition of playing Donington Park in every decade since the 1980’s!
As most people know, this festival is hallowed ground for us (and Eddie!) and our fans’ vocal support and enthusiasm is always phenomenal and much appreciated. We can’t wait to see everyone again, and are determined to make the show one hell of a party and the greatest homecoming ever!"
Download Festival will be back, stronger than ever in 2022. Watch this space for more news!