PERTH, AUSTRALIA – OCTOBER 03: Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Paul Stanley of KISS, perform during their opening show for the Australian leg of their 40th anniversary world tour at Perth Arena on October 3, 2015 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images).
We have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that the latest festival to be canceled in 2021 due to the pandemic is the Download Festival in England.
But the good news is that they just announced the 2022 headliners, and they rock! It’ll be KISS and Iron Maiden, and the festival is scheduled to take place June 10th – 12th in Donington Park in England.
We’re sorry to announce that Download 2021 will no longer be taking place. Please read the full statement below.
— Download Festival (@DownloadFest) March 1, 2021
Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 5th, by clicking here. Plus many more bands will be announced as well to fill out the three-day concert. Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden said, “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 fulfill our ambition of playing Donington Park in every decade since the 1980’s!”
Iron Maiden will headline @DownloadFest on Saturday 11th June 2022!
— Iron Maiden (@IronMaiden) March 1, 2021
Grab all the details and the full story here at loudersound.com.