The Prodigy confirmed to headline Download 2012

By November 17, 2011 December 24th, 2021 World

The Prodigy are confirmed as the third headliner for the mighty Download Festival on Friday, June 8, 2012 setting the tone to one of the biggest line ups in Download history and celebrating the festival’s 10th anniversary. The other day headliners are of course, Metallica (Saturday, June 9) and Black Sabbath (Sunday, June 10).


After notching up over 25 million record sales and selling-out venues across the world, the masters of synth-punk, The Prodigy are back doing what they do best and bringing their mind-blowing set to Donington for 2012. Expect plenty of classics from their incredible catalogue alongside some new tracks that the band are working on in the studio. This will be the third time the band has played Download and the first time they’ll play the main stage.

Andy Copping, VP of Promotions at Live Nation said, “We’re very excited to welcome The Prodigy back to Donington, it’s great to have them here for the third time and this time headlining the main stage. The crowds always go mental when The Prodigy are in town. The band never fail to impress, and it’s going to be one hell of a weekend.”

Weekend tickets for Download 2012 go on general sale 9am Friday, November 18 (tomorrow) from – subject to availability. Weekend ticket prices for Download 2012 will remain the same as the prices for Download 2011 until midday Monday, January 30, 2012 when all ticket types will go off-sale.


All tickets will go back on-sale at midday Monday, January 30 with weekend tickets increased to 2012 prices. Festival organisers encourage fans to take advantage of this offer while it lasts.


Vodafone customers can buy tickets 48 hours before they go on general sale. Get yours now at


Download RIP ticket packages are on sale now and can be purchased via or by phoning 0207 009 3484.


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