Metallica are set to headline the inaugural Download Festival Germany.
James Hetfield and co will rock Hockenheimring racing track in the Rhine valley on June 24, 2022.
The heavy rock and metal festival will also see performances from metallers Five Finger Death Punch and Sabaton.
Download – which started in Castle Donington, England, and was formerly known as the Monsters of Rock festival – is also held in France, Spain, Japan and Australia.
Next June, Download will return to Leicestershire with headline performances from KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro.
The likes of A Day to Remember, Mastodon, Creeper, Code Orange, Black Veil Brides and Shinedown were also recently added to the lineup.
Due to the pandemic, Download put on a three-day government test event dubbed the ‘Download Pilot’ this