The Prodigy have been confirmed for Download 2012.
The Essex dance-rockers will headline the main stage on Friday, June 8. Metallica headline the festival on June 9, while the recently reunited Black Sabbath will close the festival on June 10.
“We’re very excited to welcome The Prodigy back to Donington, it’s great to have them here for the third time and this time headlining the main stage,” says Live Nation’s VP of Promotions. The crowds always go mental when The Prodigy are in town. The band never fail to impress, and it’s going to be one hell of a weekend.”
Weekend tickets for Download 2012 go on general sale on November 18 from 9am fromwww.downloadfestival.co.uk andwww.aloud.com – subject to availability. Weekend ticket prices for Download 2012 will remain the same as the prices for Download 2011 until midday January 30 2012 when all ticket types will go off sale.
All tickets will go back on sale at January 30, 2012 with Weekend tickets increased to 2012 prices. Festival organisers encourage fans to take advantage of this offer while it lasts.
Vodafone customers can buy tickets 48 hours before they go on general sale: 9am, November 16, 2011 atwww.vodafone.co.uk/vip.
Download RIP ticket packages are on sale now and can be purchased viawww.livenationexperience.co.uk or by phoning 0207 009 3484.