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Iron Maiden To Headline Download 2016

Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden has been confirmed as the Download Festival's headlining act for 2016.

News that the legendary UK metal band has been well received with the hashtags Iron Maiden and Download trending heavily on Twitter following the announcement.

No doubt Maiden bassist Steve Harris will also be brandishing his trusty Fender precision bass complete with the West ham United Football Club emblem upon it.

Download are set to announce their second headliner later on the 20.10.15. The third headliner is to be revealed at a later date.

Iron Maiden will tour extensively through the Americas, Australia and Europe before touching base back at Download Festival 2016, currently their only scheduled UK show for next year.

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By Michael Storey

Posted on 20 Oct 2015 11:20 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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