Seven Deadly to headline the Takeover stage at this year’s Download Festival

Seven Deadly have announced that they will headline this year’s The Boardie Takeover stage at Download Festival on the 7th June. The stage will feature four bands and two DJs to kick off the festival before the main festival starts the following day. Bassist Bobby Town (BobbySeven) says “We are absolutely stoked to have been asked to play the Takeover night at Download 2012, a festival and location that holds so many awesome memories for us all. For a band like us at such an early stage of their career to be doing this is mind blowing! We cannot wait to tear it up with you guys and help make this the best Download Festival EVER! See you in the pit for the show and at the bar afterwards for the shots!”

Joining them are Huron, Allerjen and Lazarus Syndrome.

Huron comment: “To Huron words cannot express how excited we are to be playing on the Takeover stage at Download 2012. As a hard working band, Download is seen by all as the ‘Holy Grail’ of festivals and is the festival bands aim their goals towards. With the names come and gone at Donington Park it is an honor for us to have receive this opportunity, and how do Huron hope to reward this opportunity?? BY RIPPING THE ROOF OFF THIS M*THER FUCKER!”

Allerjen frontman John Dower commented “We are absolutely stoked to have been offered this opportunity, thanks to all involved. We cannot wait to make one helluva racket \m/”

Lazarus Syndrome vocalist Peter Ford told us “Walking the same ground as some of my idols is one thing, but to get the opportunity to play where they’ve played is possibly the most epic thing I’ll ever do as a musician!” Guitarist Mike Hollows added “I’ve been to Download every year as a fan and to now be playing it as well is literally a dream come true!”

Chris Kerr aka DJ Soundwave and Sam Reid aka DJ Reject101 will DJ until the finish time of 11pm. Set times can be found below.

9:15pm -10:15pm: Seven Deadly
8pm – 8:45pm: Huron
7pm – 7:30pm: Allerjen
6pm – 6:30pm: Lazarus Syndrome
DJs until 11.00pm


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