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Slipknot are announced for a series of European festivals. The American metal band will headline Graspop, Download UK and Download Madrid, Nova Rock, and Rock am Ring and Rock im Park 2019, among others.

Slipknot were already leaked for Graspop yesterday, and for Rock am Ring and Rock im Park this morning. The two German festivals also announced a major batch of names today. Moreover, Download UK also announced a lot of new names, including headliners.

Nirwana Tuinfeest

See the complete list of confirmed festivals here:

  • 7-8 June: Rockfest, Finland
  • 7-9 June: Rock Im Park, Germany
  • 7-9 June: Rock Am Ring, Germany
  • 13-15 June: Greenfield, Switzerland
  • 13-16 June: Novarock, Austria
  • 14-16 June: Download, UK
  • 19-22 June: Copenhell, Denmark
  • 21-23 June: Graspop, Belgium
  • 25-26 June: Mystic Festival, Poland
  • 28-30 June: Download, Spain
  • 1 July: Nimes, France
  • 3-6 July: Resurrection Fest, Spain
  • 4-5 July: VOA, Portugal


Slipknot are an American heavy metal band from Iowa, formed in 1995. Their debut self-titled album was released in 1999, while the band immediately gained popularity. Their follow-up album Iowa was a major success in many countries and listed as one of the best albums of the 21 century. After a long hiatus following the death of Paul Gray and departure of Joey Jordison, both founding members of Slipknot, the band released its fifth album .5: The Gray Chapter in 2014. They are known for their brutal image and phenomenally chaotic and energetic live shows.

Download Festival

Photo credit: Matt Eachus
Photo credit: Matt Eachus

Download Festival is an annual rock and heavy metal festival that takes place in Donington Park. The festival was organized for the first time in 2003 and has since hosted some of the biggest names in hard rock and heavy metal. The festival has also expanded to Spain and France with Download Festival in Paris taking place a week after the Donington event. For 2019, more editions will take place in Japan and Sweden.

  • Location: Donington Park, United Kingdom.
  • Date: 14-16 June 2019.
  • Tickets: on sale, 3-day ticket for £175 (approx. €200).
  • For more information, visit our our festival page or the official website.



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