The headliners may be strange for Download 2008 (Californian pop punk Offspring; once great now novelty act Kiss, and Welsh fashionistas Lost Prophets) but the undercard is strong. (Motorhead, Judas Priest, HIM, In Flames, Coheed & Cambria etc)
At this time of year promoters try and scoop bands on periphery of Download (remember MH, KSE etc last year?).
So far the 2008 fall-out has been Children of Bodom in Dublin on June 11th, but more will be announced soon...watch this space! [well somebody has to!]