Download Festival has announced a further 23 acts including Slayer with their last ever UK show, The Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, and more.

The full list of new announcements reads:

Alien Weaponry
Anthrax
Badflower
Black Futures
Blackberry Smoke
Dream Theater
Eagles Of Death Metal
I Prevail
The Interrupters
Jinjer
Lamb Of God
Man With A Mission
nothing,nowhere.
Our Last Night
Riding The Low
Royal Republic
Slayer
The Smashing Pumpkins
State Champs
Underside
Whitechapel
Yours Truly
Zebrahead

For more information, please visit: the Official Download Festival website.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.