So the wait is over… the headliners for Download festival 2019 are: Def Leppard in their ONLY UK SHOW OF 2019 and performing HYSTERIA in its entirety, SLIPKNOT and in their first appearance since 2006… TOOL!
Also announced today are:
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall announce their final headline acts for 2018; Britain’s biggest reggae band UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey, An Evening of Comedy hosted by Russell Howard, multi-Grammy-winning Nile Rodgers & CHIC, The Who star Roger Daltrey, and British rock legends Def Leppard.
UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey Monday March 19th
An Evening of Comedy hosted by Russell Howard Plus Special Guests Tuesday March 20th
The seminal 1987 “Hysteria” album is rightly seen as a landmark recording in the history of rock music. It was the album that saw Def Leppard conquer the world with global hits such as “Animal”, “Pour Some Sugar On Me”, “Hysteria”, “Armageddon It”, “Love Bites”, “Woman” and “Rocket”. The band will deliver “Hysteria” in full alongside other songs from their incredible catalogue (now available digitally). The UK & Eire tour dates are as follows…
Sat 1st December 2018 Dublin, 3 Arena EIRE Sun 2nd December Belfast, The SSE Arena UK Tues 4th December Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena UK Thurs 6th December London, The O2 UK Sat 8th December Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena UK Sun 9th December Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena UK Tues 11th December Glasgow, The SSE Hydro Arena UK Wed 12th December Manchester, Manchester Arena UK Fri 14th December Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena UK Sat 15th December Liverpool, Echo Arena UK Mon 17th December Birmingham, Arena Birmingham UK