KISS will headline the first day of the 2021 edition of the U.K.’s Download Festival, which will be held June 4-6 at Donington Park in Derby, England.

Next year’s other headliners will be Biffy Clyro on June 5 and System of a Down on June 6.

KISS and System also were scheduled to be a headliner at Download 2020, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other artists on the 2021 bill include Deftones, Korn, Mastodon, Bush, The Darkness, Myles Kennedy, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Daughtry, Skillet and many more.

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KISS’ Download Festival performance is part of a 2021 European leg of its End of the Road farewell tour that’s currently mapped out from a June 2 concert in Antwerp, Belgium, through a July 15 show in Budapest, Hungary. 

By Josh Johnson
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