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System Of A Down to reunite, headline Download Festival

November 29 2010, 12:21 PM EST By Tim Karan

System Of A Down have announced that they will reunite for several European dates in 2011 including a headlining spot at the U.K.'s Download Festival. SOAD released a statement saying, "We are excited to テつannounce that System will be playing some dates together in 2011.テつWe also want to thank you for your loyalty and support, not only to System Of A Down, but to all of our solo efforts as well. We have no master plan of sorts - we are playing these shows simply because we want to play together again as a band and for you, our amazing fans.テつWe look forward to seeing all of you!" The band went on hiatus in 2006.

Download Festival takes place June 10 to 12 at Donington Park inテつLeicestershire, England. Tickets go on sale Dec. 3. Avenged Sevenfold are also on the bill.

Dates are as follows:

6/2/11 - Italy, Milan, Milan Fiera Arenaテつ
6/4/11 - Germany, Nurnberg, Rock im Parkテつ
6/5/11 - Germany, Nurburgring, Rock am Ringテつ
6/6/11 - France, Paris, Omnisports de Bercyテつ
6/9/11 - Switzerland, Interlaken, Greenfield Festivalテつ
6/11/11 - UK, Castle Donington, Download Festivalテつ
6/13/11 - Austria, Nickelsdorf, Novarockテつ
6/15/11 - Germany, Berlin, Wuhlheideテつ
6/17/11 - Sweden, Gothenburg, Metaltown Festivalテつ
6/19/11 - Finland, Turku, Provinssirockテつ