Brazilian metallers SEPULTURA are the latest act to have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent in the world today with more than fifty bands performing over two days on three stages. Other bands scheduled to appear at the event include IRON MAIDEN, LIMP BIZKIT, MARILYN MANSON, AUDIOSLAVE, DEFTONES, ZWAN, MINISTRY, LESS THAN JAKE, INME, MUDVAYNE, DISTURBED, SPINESHANK, MURDERDOLLS, H.I.M. and STONE SOUR. Tickets for Download Festival can be purchased from the official web site (downloadfestival.co.uk) and are priced £70 for the weekend, £39.50 for the day. Camping will cost an additional £12.50.
In other news, SEPULTURA will be returning to the U.K. for a couple of headlining shows in July.
Confirmed dates are as follows:
Jul. 13 – London, UK @ Astoria
Jul. 14 – Manchester, UK @ University
SEPULTURA's new CD, "Roorback", is due in Europe on May 26 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. A U.S. release — most likely through No Name/Elektra Records — is expected in June.