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Avenged Sevenfold To Headline Friday Night At Download 2018

We said we’d bring you an almighty announcement; we’re incredibly excited to reveal Avenged Sevenfold as the next addition to the greatest rock and metal family reunion of the year – #DL2018. 

From the genre-defining metal-core album ‘City Of Evil’, to the hard rock UK No.1 ‘Hail To The King’, through to the latest progressive-metal sounds of ‘The Stage’; Avenged Sevenfold have an epic history of modern metal classics. With a stage show to make Rammstein jealous and a proven track record of smashing anything that comes their way, they’re certain to give us a memorable night at Download 2018.

We’ve already announced rock legend Ozzy Osbourne as Sunday’s massive headliner, so adding a name which stays at the top of any serious list of modern rock and metal bands is a sledgehammer slice of news. We’re ecstatic to have them back at Download to tear the place to shreds.

Andy Copping commented on his excitement to bring them back to the spiritual home of rock, Donington Park: “A real career highlight of mine was giving Avenged Sevenfold their first ever UK festival headline slot, and I’m thrilled to welcome them back.

“You don’t often see bands like Avenged Sevenfold top the charts, but much like seeing them live, they’re not to be underestimated.”