Download Festival rename the main stage in honour of Jim Marshall, more bands and fifth stage announced

Download Festival have revealed that in honour of the recent passing of Jim Marshall, they will rename their main stage “The Jim Marshall Stage” for Download 2012.

The announcement was accompanied with the addition of more bands to the line-up, a fifth stage and club nights for this year’s festival.

Joining this year’s line-up are Ghost, Saint Jude, Shadows Fall, My Passion, Feed The Rhino, La Dispute, With One Last Breath, Royal Cartel, Tyla, The Dirty Youth, Yashin, Voodoo Johnson and Sanguine.

The JagerRock Truck will return to the festival as the Jagermeister Acoustic Stage and will host several exclusive acoustic sets across the weekend.

Also throughout April and May, UK clubs will host special Download nights with guest area tickets and other goodies up for grabs:

Friday 20th April: London, Sin @ The Electric Ballroom (10.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Newcastle, Legends (from 9.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Birmingham, Vudu (from 9.30pm)
Saturday 21st April: London, Decadence @ St Moritz (from 10.30pm)
Saturday 21st April: Nottingham, Rock City (from 9.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Manchester, Satan’s Hollow (from 9.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Liverpool, Krazy House (from 9.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Norwich, Meltdown @ The Waterfront (10.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Sheffield, Reservoir Rocks @ The Corporation (from 10.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Glasgow, The Cathouse (from 10.30pm)
Saturday 21st April: Cardiff, Bogiez (from 10.00pm)
Saturday 21st April: Wolverhampton, Corrosion at The Wulfrun (from 10.00pm)
Friday 27th April: London, Voodoo Rock @ Islington Metal Works
Saturday 28th April: Cardiff, Fuel @ So-Lo
Monday 30th April: Portsmouth, Delight @ Pure
Tuesday 1st May : Brighton, Guerilla Rocks @ Audio
Thursday 3rd May: London, Uprawr @ Dingwalls
Thursday 3rd May: Cheltenham, Sabotage @ Propaganda (Moo Moo Club Rooms)
Friday 4th May: Bristol, Rock It @ Propaganda (O2 Academy)
Saturday 5th May: Camberley, The Agincourt


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