For the next week we’ll be bringing you our very own guide to the highlights of what promises to be a belting Donington shindig.
And where better place to start than Friday night and main stage headliners Def Leppard? Read on to find out more about the Steel City’s finest!
BAND: DEF LEPPARD
WHEN: Friday June 10
WHERE: Main Stage
YOU KNOW THEM BECAUSE… Leppard defined 80s metal with big hair, big choruses and even bigger sales
GUARANTEED ANTHEM: Let’s Get Rocked
TOILET BREAK: Rock On (risible cover)
LOOK OUT FOR: Phil Collen’s ripped torso – the ultimate advert for vegetarianism
ESSENTIAL ALBUM: Hysteria
OUT NOW: Mirrorball: Live And More
LIKE LEPPARD? YOU’LL LOVE: Mr Big (Saturday), Cheap Trick (Saturday), Thin Lizzy (Friday), Houston (Saturday)
RUSHONROCK ROCK GOD RATING: 10/10