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Def Leppard and Linkin Park to Open and Close Download

February 23, 2011 (5:00 am) GMT
The three headlining acts of the three-day festival have been announced with Linkin Park scheduled to be the last act at this year's event.

, the reformed and will headline this summer's Download Festival in the U.K. Def Leppard will close the weekend event's opening night on June 10, SOAD will headline on the Saturday and Linkin Park will close the festival.

Also billed to perform: , , , The Cult, and . There will also be a tribute to late guitar great Gary Moore as part of his former group Thin Lizzy's set.

Weekend tickets will cost attendees between BPS140 and 180. For more information about the festival, log on to DownloadFestival.co.uk.

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