The date will mark the third time the band – made up of Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and recent Q Magazine Awards Les Paul Award winner Tony Iommi – will have headlined the festival since its inception in 2003.
“It’s always like coming home,” says Ozzy. “Download is my absolute favourite summer festival. See you all there.”
Download will be part of the band’s final tour, entitled ‘The End’, see all dates here. Sabbath last played Download in 2012 on their reunion tour.
The festival is held in Leicestershire’s Donington Park from June 10th – 12th 2016.
Agent contact: Rod MacSween