They’ll appear at the three-day festival at Donington Park starting on June 14 next year.
Also added to the bill are 30 Seconds to Mars, The Gaslight Anthem, HIM and A Day To Remember.
It’s the first-ever appearance at Download for QOTSA while Motorhead will hit the stage for the fourth time and AIC are making their second visit.
Weekend tickets with camping are on sale now at www.downloadfestival.co.uk. Download RIP ticket packages can be purchased via www.livenationexperience.co.uk or by phoning 0207 009 3484.
Tickets for Download Festival Weekend Arena and 5 night camping can now be purchased using a new Deposit Ticket Scheme, which allows eligible customers to pay for tickets over three installments. DTS is available to customers who purchase tickets before Monday 31 December 2012. For further information visit www.downloadfestival.co.uk.
-Classic Rock Magazine