Download Pilot announces full lineup with 40+ bands!


The Download Pilot event is going full steam ahead and have unveiled their fantastic full line-up featuring over 40 bands!


Headlining the event are Enter Shikari, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes and Bullet For My Valentine. The festival also features appearances from some incredible names in the burgeoning scene including riff masters Conjurer, the ethereal Sleep Token as well as breakout metalcore stars Loathe and hardcore heroes Employed To Serve.


Download booker Andy Copping said: “We’re incredibly excited to safely welcome back fans to Donington Park and honoured to play a vital part in the return of live music to the UK. Putting together a line-up of 40 outstanding bands including headliners like Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine, is something the Download brand is uniquely able to do and made possible by a thriving UK rock scene and deep pool of in-demand talent. With moshing back on the cards, this is going to be a true celebration of festival spirit and something special to be a part of.”


The Download Pilot will take place 18-20 June 2021 at its home of Donington Park and will be camping only. A negative lateral flow test will be required for entry as well as a PCR test taken before and afterwards to aid in the research into the return of live events. Festival goers will also need to provide contact details for NHS Test & Trace.


Check out the full lineup poster below!