IRON MAIDEN will headline at Download on Saturday June 11th 2022. The three-day festival takes place 10th – 12th June 2022 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets will be on sale at 10am on Friday 5th March 2021 via

Despite 2021 being unable to take place, Download have assured fans that 2022 is very much ON and that three HUGE headliners are already in place.

Bruce Dickinson says, ‘Like everyone, we were all hugely disappointed when the global pandemic forced the cancellation of Download 2020 which would have been Maiden’s seventh time headlining here. So we are delighted to be invited back and fulfil our ambition of playing Donington Park in every decade since the 1980’s! As most people know, this Festival is hallowed ground for us (and Eddie!) and our fans’ vocal support and enthusiasm is always phenomenal and much appreciated. We can’t wait to see everyone again, and are determined to make the show one hell of a party and the greatest homecoming ever!’