Muse have been confirmed as Saturday night main stage headliners for Download 2015.
They’ll be following Faith No More on Saturday the 13th of June. Marilyn Manson has also been confirmed to headline the second stage on the Saturday.
Muse’s set will be their first appearance at Download. The band commented in a statement: “We’re really looking forward to Download. We’ve never played the festival before so it’s going to be really special.”
Faith No More’s appearance will be their first since 2009 and coincides with their imminent new album, due for release in April. Say Faith No More of the news: “Hard to believe it’s been five years already, but what’s harder to deny is that a lot has changed. The last time we played Download the focus was on bringing back the past – now it’s all about the present and the future. Where it should be.”
Marilyn Manson commented of his second stage headline slot: “It’s been a few years since I’ve been at Download. The Pale Emperor will rise and I was born to cause chaos.”
Tickets for the festival go on sale this Thursday 20th November at 9am via www.downloadfestival.co.uk