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Download 2006 continues its reputation as one of the ultimate all-round festival experience, offering an incomparable range of accommodation, 24hr on-site camping and entertainment, as well as a minimum of three stages and the Snickers Bowl featuring around 100 bands across the weekend.

The festival organisers have now confirmed a welcome return of the Snickers Bowl Stage, which joins the Main Stage, Snickers Stage and Gibson/MySpace.com Stage at Donington Park on 9, 10 and 11 June.

Gay for Johnny Depp, Sintuition, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Get Amped, Streetlight Youth, Viking Skull, Betty Curse and Evergrey will play the Snickers Bowl Stage across the three days, treating Download punters to the best of emerging new rock talent.

As an official sponsor, Snickers is bringing the much-anticipated Snickers Bowl to Download for the third year running. The size of an Olympic swimming pool, but twice as deep, this awe-inspiring structure comes to the UK just once a year. Previously open to invited international skate and BMX pro's only, the all new Snickers UK Friday gives the best of established and new UK talent the chance to ride the bowl in an invitation-only jam. Saturday and Sunday see the pro comp take centre stage as Snickers brings world-class stars including Rune Glifberg, Renton Millar and Koji Kraft to the bowl to compete. The skate side of things will also be judged by 'godfather' of skate and star of cult documentary 'Dogtown and the Z-boys', Tony Alva.

Tool (Friday 9 June)

Metallica (Saturday 10 June)

Guns N' Roses (Sunday 11 June)

The Prodigy, Korn, Deftones, Trivium, Bullet For My Valentine, Cradle Of Filth, Arch Enemy, Soulfly, Stone Sour, Clutch, Lacuna Coil, Inme, Hatebreed, Within Temptation, Soilwork, 36 Crazy Fists, Eighteen Visions, Aiden, To My Surprise, Bloodsimple

Download 2006 continues its reputation as the ultimate all-round festival experience, offering an incomparable range of accommodation, 24hr on-site camping and entertainment, as well as a minimum of three stages and the SNICKERS® Bowl featuring around 100 bands across the weekend.

Tickets for this year's three-day event are on sale now in a variety of packages, including, for the first time, lockers to secure your belongings:

TICKET PRICES:

Weekend Ticket - £115

Weekend Ticket + Camping + Parking - £135

Parking (in advance) - £5

Parking (on the day) - £10

Camper Vans - £35

Lockers - £5

Tickets are available from www.downloadfestival.co.uk or the credit card hotline 0870 400 0822. As the official website, www.downloadfestival.co.uk will contain all information about camping, accommodation and all the packages, as well as information on the transport facilities available. Camp-sites will open at midday on Wednesday 7 June through to Monday 12 June.

Get up-to-the-minute information and news by downloading the award-winning Download Dog at www.downloadfestival.co.uk/dog. Setting up home on your desktop and barking the latest news as soon as it happens, the Download Dog is an essential companion for any festival-goer.

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