By DJ Monk

Download 2020 has been cancelled as a result of the current Covid-19 outbreak and associated clampdowns on public gatherings.

Here is the full statement from the Download team:

Statement re cancellation of Download 2020

The news comes after the announcement earlier this week that the Slam Dunk festival, originally scheduled for the weekend of 23/24 May, has been rescheduled to that of 5/6 September.