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Metallica headlining inaugural Download Germany festival


The U.K.’s Download Festival is heading to Germany, and Metallica will be along for the ride.

The metal legends are headlining the inaugural Download Germany, set to take place June 24, 2022. The lineup will also include Five Finger Death Punch and Sabaton, with more artists being announced at a later date.

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The U.K. version of Download was founded in 2003, and is held in England’s Donington Park. However, it hasn’t taken place since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though a smaller, downsized version, deemed Download Pilot, was held this past June.

Download is set to return in 2022 with headliners Iron Maiden, KISS and Biffy Clyro.

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