The partying machine that is Andrew W.K. is making his debut appearance on the turf of Donington Park, while grunge heroes L7 have confirmed their first live date in over 15 years.

Andrew W.K enthused: “Aaaaahhhhhhrrrrgggaaaa!!! I'm totally chuffed about playing and partying at my first ever Download! I've no doubt that it will be partier than even the partiest party I've ever been to!”

Also confirmed are thrash titans Testament, Swedish metallers In Flames, US bruisers King 810 (who were forced to axe their show last year), We Are Harlot and metal supergroup Hellyeah.

In Flames frontman Anders Friden said of their slot: “It will be fantastic to be back on UK soil. Download has always been a great festival. We’re looking forward to meeting friends and playing our take on heavy metal in front of some of the greatest fans that there is.”

Other acts added include All That Remains and horror rockers Fearless Vampire Killers,

Completing the fresh wave of additions are The Ghost Inside, Defeater, Chelsea Grin, Evil Scarecrow, Bombus, Gnarwolves, Hands Like Houses, Stray from the Path, Creeper and Blood Youth.

They'll all join headliners Slipknot, Music and KISS plus the likes of Judas Priest, Faith No More, Motley Crue, Black Stone Cherry, Enter Shikari, Marilyn Manson, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember and Lamb of God.

Download Festival takes place at Donington Park from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2015.
                                                    
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