Zane Lowes listening figures went up a notch last night as thousands of rockers around the country tuned in to get wind of a blockbuster 20 band announcement from Download festival.
The announcement didn't disappoint with a list ranging from some classic bands to some welcome returns to the hallowed fields of Donington Park this Summer.
Bullet for my Valentine
Black Veil Brides
The Damned Things
Escape the Fate
Masters of Reality
Rise to Remain
An eclectic mix of past, present and future in the rock genre, with a promise of something for everyone.
The excitement exploded on twitter as Download quickly became a trending topic under their hash tag #DL2011, Fans around the country sharing their thoughts on what was look set to be a great Summer line up for the festival.
Stay tuned for more updates from Download Festival including the all important announcement of their Friday night headliner.
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