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Rammstein to headline Download 2013


Story by Jack Foley

RAMMSTEIN have announced that they will be coming back to the UK all guns blazing next year to headline the Download Festival on Sunday, June 16, 2013.

This will be the first time ever that the German industrial metallers will have played at the legendary Donington Park.

Weekend tickets with camping go on sale at 9am on Friday, September 28 from Download 2013 takes place at Donington Park from June 14-16.

With over 15million album sales worldwide, several world tours and a collection of music awards under their belts, Rammstein are back to do what they do best and bringing their awe-inspiring live shows back to these shores.

The German monsters of rock last played the UK earlier in the year with critics describing the tour as ‘spectacular’, and ‘a ferocious industrial music hurricane’.

Andy Copping, VP of Promotions at Live Nation, commented: “We’re very excited to welcome Rammstein to Donington for the very first time. They are an epic live act and a perfect Sunday headliner to cap off what is shaping up to be yet another fantastic Download festival.”

When asked how it felt to be playing Download, Rammstein simply commented: “It’s only a festival….not a moon landing.”

Iron Maiden are confirmed to headline Download on Saturday, June 15.