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Def Leppard to headline festival

Published 23/02/2011 | 13:41

Joe Elliot from Def Leppard, which will be headlining the Download Festival
Joe Elliot from Def Leppard, which will be headlining the Download Festival

Def Leppard are joining the headliners for this summer's Download Festival.

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The chart-veterans, whose hits include Animal and Pour Some Sugar On Me, join System Of A Down and Linkin Park who also top the bill for the three-day event.

Def Leppard, formed in Sheffield, last headlined the hard rock event in 2009.

This year's event takes place from June 10 to 12 at its usual home at Donington Park.

Other acts which have been added to the bill include Twisted Sister, Disturbed, Bring Me The Horizon, US pop punk band Bowling For Soup, rockers Black Stone Cherry and Frank Turner.

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