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Download Madrid announced new names expanding their lineup. Amon Amarth, Architects and more are going to perform at the festival 28-30 June.
The Spanish edition of the famous British rock festival previously announced Slipknot and Tool as headliners. Now, they added some more names to the list. Amon Amarth, Architects and Taking Back Sunday are some of the newly added bands.
You can see the announcement post below:
💥Las segundas confirmaciones para Download Madrid están aquí💥 @AmonAmarthBand, @ArchitectsUK y @TBSOfficial entre otros se unirán a nosotros para 2019 🤘 🎟¡Consigue tus abonos sólo online en https://t.co/gnKjlrVHnM, https://t.co/3orP5WAafz y https://t.co/acQXXWTFtN pic.twitter.com/kX7NKs5IfZ
— Download Madrid (@DownloadFestMad) November 21, 2018
Amon Amarth are a Swedish death metal band originally formed in 1988 under the name Scum. They renamed in Amon Amarth in 1992. The band takes its name from Sindarin name of Mount Doom, which is a volcano in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. The band consist of 5 members: lead guitarist Olavi Mikkonen, vocalist Johan Hegg, bassist Ted Lundström, rhythm guitarist Johan Söderberg, and drummer Jocke Wallgren. Their lyrics mostly deal with Viking mythology and history. They have released 10 studio albums. The first one Once Sent from the Golden Hall made its debut in 1998. But they made their breakthrough with the 2008 album Twilight of the Thunder God. The band also released a self-titled video game in November 2017.
Download Madrid 2019
Download Festival Madrid was added to the Download family in 2017, after the original UK festival and Download Paris. It takes place at Caja Magica in the south of Madrid. Acts like Linkin Park, System of a Down, Prophets of Rage, Five Finger Death Punch, Gojira and Mastodon have played at the Spanish festival. The three-day festival will blast the best of rock and metal on four different stages, including both international and Spanish acts.