Mastodon Added to 2013 Edition of Download Festival
Mastodon will join Iron
Maiden, Rammstein and
Slipknot at the 2013 edition of Download Festival, it
has been announced.
The Atlanta prog-metal outfit, who released their latest album
'The Hunter' in 2011, were confirmed by
organisers after a Twitter contest to get one message re-tweeted
5,000 times. As soon as the target was met,
Mastodon was revealed by Andy Copping, who
"5,000 has been reached! Mastodon are confirmed for the main
stage Saturday under Maiden, QOTSA, Motorhead, Alice In
Asides from the aforementioned acts Mastodon
will also join Queens of the Stone Age,
Bullet For My Valentine, 30 Seconds To
Mars, Motorhead and The Gaslight
Anthem next June.
Tickets for Download Festival are on sale now.