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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  announce that System will be playing some dates together in 2011. 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. 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 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 
6/4/11 - Germany, Nurnberg, Rock im Park 
6/5/11 - Germany, Nurburgring, Rock am Ring 
6/6/11 - France, Paris, Omnisports de Bercy 
6/9/11 - Switzerland, Interlaken, Greenfield Festival 
6/11/11 - UK, Castle Donington, Download Festival 
6/13/11 - Austria, Nickelsdorf, Novarock 
6/15/11 - Germany, Berlin, Wuhlheide 
6/17/11 - Sweden, Gothenburg, Metaltown Festival 
6/19/11 - Finland, Turku, Provinssirock