Leicestershire’s very own champion rock and metal festival, Download Festival, has today announced the grand return of WWE NXT LIVE! to the hallowed grounds of nearby Donington Park. Music fans will once again be electrified with incredible displays of skill and athleticism, as the hugest names deliver the complete WWE NXT experience alongside the world’s biggest rock stars, on June 9 – 11.
Alongside headliners System Of A Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith, fans can catch NXT Superstars *Bobby Roode, Aleister Black, Tye Dillinger, Kassius Ohno, Eric Young, Alexander Wolfe, Killian Dain, Nikki Cross and many more as they bring the hard-hitting, innovative and action packed brand of NXT to the purpose built, full scale ring in the main festival arena.
Last year saw NXT make a huge impact with Download fans, delivering a weekend of action to capacity crowds with shocking debuts, high flying manoeuvres and surprising returns from the biggest names in sports entertainment.
WWE has been synonymous with rock culture for decades and has a long history of engaging with the rock community, previously collaborating with the likes of; Motorhead, Killswitch Engage, Limp Bizkit, Kid Rock, Living Colour, Rob Zombie, POD and many more huge bands.
Download Festival is based just down the road at Donington Park and is the home of rock music and takes place on the sacred grounds of Donington Park, which have been associated with rock since the eighties. The festival attracts icons of rock and metal to its main stage, plus some of the best and hottest new acts in the world. AC/DC, KISS, Metallica, Def Leppard, Guns N’ Roses, Rage Against The Machine, Slipknot, Linkin Park and many more have all headlined its main stage and this year sees Aerosmith’s final ever UK performance.
Tickets to Download Festival are priced from £180 for a weekend ticket (day tickets also available) and can be purchased through SeeTickets.