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Download Festival 2024 announce Busted, Enter Shikari and more

Busted are coming to Download Festival credit:Bang Showbiz
Busted are coming to Download Festival credit:Bang Showbiz

Busted, Enter Shikari and Wheatus have been added to Download Festival 2024.

The legendary festival - which is traditionally scene as something for fans of hard rock - is returning to Donington Park for the 21st year in June and many more names have been added to the bill.

'What I Go To School For' pop-rockers Busted said in a statement: "We are honoured and privileged to be at Download Festival this year.

"To be on a bill with so many acts that have inspired us and continue to make us want to be a better band is a real moment in our career.

"We have had the most amazing 12 months of being Busted, and now we have this to add to the list.

"We are gonna go all out… Get ready to jump up and down and lose your minds with us. Busted at Download! Wicked. Let’s ‘ave it!”

The latest announcement features the 'Year 3000' hitmakers alongside 'Teenage Dirtbag' group Wheatus, and the innovative Enter Shikari.

Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello has also been confirmed alongside Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Black Stone Cherry, Electric Callboy, The Struts, Of Mice And Men, Escape the Fate, Zebrahead and Code Orange.

Rounding off the latest list of bands are Mr Bungle, The Hunna, AViVA, HEALTH, Cemetery Sun, Asinhell, Guilt trip, Ne Obliviscaris, Ithaca and Royal Republic.

They join previously announced headlines Queens of the Stone Age, Avenged Sevenfold and Fall Out Boy.

The likes of Royal Blood, machine Head, Pantera, Bad Omens, Sum 41, Billy Talent, Babymetal, Bowling For Soup, The Used and The Offspring are also set for the weekend.

Download Festival returns June 14-16, with tickets on sale now.