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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL is back in 2021 with a whole new list of performers - but who is headlining?

PUBLISHED: 09:33, Mon, Aug 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 09:48, Mon, Aug 3, 2020

Download Festival, like many others, was forced to be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Now, Download is back in 2021 with a whole new host of performers and headliners. The bands and performers on the list are pretty extraordinary - here is the list in full.

Who is headlining Download Festival 2021?

In 2021, there will be three headliners taking to the stage.

Kiss will be the Friday night headliner, while Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro will perform on the Saturday night, and System of a Down will perform on the Sunday night to close the festival.

Speaking of landing the gig, Biffy Clyro said: “We can’t wait to return to headline Download in 2021!

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Download Festival 2021 - who is headlining?Download Festival 2021 - who is headlining? (Image: Getty)

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"It’s a highlight of the festival calendar and a big part of our history as a band.

"Headlining in 2017 was special and now it’s time to celebrate again! F**k on!"

Along with their feelings, System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian said: “We’re disappointed we weren’t able to make it over this year, but we’re looking forward to next.

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Mostly, we all just want to make sure everyone is provided with a safe and secure environment, so we were prepared to wait as long as we needed to.”

Kiss performing at the Staples Centre in the USAKiss performing at the Staples Centre in the USA (Image: Getty)

These bands will not be the only ones to grace the main stage, as many others will also be supporting them.

Bands such as A Day To Remember, Deftones, Korn, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Pretty Reckless, Gojira, Black Veil Brides, Volbeat, Rise Against, Alestorm, Theory,

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