Further acts confirmed for Download 2010 including Slash and Cancer Bats

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Several more acts have been announced for the Download 2010 Festival. The full list of additional acts is below and they join the likes of AC/DC, Deftones, Rage Against the Machine, Aerosmith, Megadeth and the Stone Temple Pilots. Additional acts include Slash, Cancer Bats, The Damned Things, Porcupine Tree, White Wizzard, The Used and many more. Interesting that Slash and the Stone Temple Pilots are both set to play the Sunday evening. Former Velvet Revolver vocalist Scott Weiland left VR to rejoin STP in less than amicable circumstances (allegedly) – in one of the Classic Rock Slash Pack interviews with Slash, he mentions that although things were tough when both he and Weiland were in Velvet Revolver together, everything is cooler between them now that they’re apart. Scott blames the WAGS. Velvet Revolver have yet to find a replacement for Weiland and Slash is in no hurry since rushing to put VR together is why they took Weiland on in the first place. Speculation over the choice of replacement vocalist is rife (names banded about include Myles Kennedy (currently touring with Slash’s band and Engelbert Humperdinck).

Anyway… back to the original thread – went off on a tangent… sorry. The additional announced Download 2010 acts are:

Porcupine Tree
Michael Monroe
The Used
The Damned Things
Cancer Bats
Breed 77
No Americana
White Wizzard
Rock Sugar
Holy Grail
Straight Lines
Tiger Please
Young Guns
Year Long Disaster
Enuff Z’Nuff
Panic Cell
Glamour Of The Kill
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
As I Lay Dying

Thanks to Classic Rock Mag.

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