have been announced as the first headliner for Download Festival
The band will play the Friday night of the bash, which will take place at Donington Park between June 13 and 15. Also announced today is Rob Zombie
, who will also play on the Friday night.
Download organiser Andy Copping
said earlier this year that he would love to secure a reunited Led Zeppelin
, Van Halen
and the original line-up of Guns N' Roses
as future headliners.
"I’d love to get them (Van Halen), but who knows when?"
he told NME. "Maybe one year we can get them to come over and it’ll happen, I live in hope. You can’t rule any bands at that level out: Led Zeppelin, the original line-up of Guns N’ Roses, I’d love to get them, hopefully it’ll happen one day."
and Iron Maiden
all played headline sets at Download Festival 2013 with support from 30 Seconds To Mars
, Queens Of The Stone Age
, Enter Shikari
, A Day To Remember
and Bullet For My Valentine