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Download Named Festival Of The Year

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The United Kingdom's Download festival in Castle Donington, England, produced by Live Nation U.K., was named top festival at the fourth annual Billboard Touring Awards, held tonight (November 15) at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Live Nation received the top promoter nod.

The Download festival is a three-day rock/metal/punk festival held annually at the spiritual home of rock music in England — Donington Park, which hosted the Monsters of Rock festivals between 1980 and 1996, and 2002's Ozzfest. It takes place in early summer, and is owned and managed by Live Nation.

This year's Download festival — which was headlined by IRON MAIDEN, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and LINKIN PARK — was reportedly attended by 80,000 people.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. dying red writes:

this band sucks

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2. ... writes:

what do you mean this band sucks? its a festival unless you are referring to linkin park and my chemical romance

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3. Public Execution writes:

Wacken>;Hellfest>;Download>;Any festival in America

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4. Jackrum writes:

Having attended both download and Wacken i can confirm that donningtons download should be named brownload simply because it does suck the mighty one.
Wacken laughs from a high place down at download. kerrang! readers festival of choice only.

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