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Can You Help? Ian Wood needs a push around this year’s Download Festival

Heavy Metal fan Ian Wood has taken to social media to ask for help in attending this year's Download festival and is offering festival and camping tickets for someone to give him a push around the venue. @downloadfest

Joey Jordison and Metallica / The one where Lars goes missing

On 5 June 2004, 100,000 fans filled Donington Park for the annual Download Festival. Being the biggest summer music festival in England for Metal and Rock fans, the festival has attracted some...

Kiss Army Make A Mockery Of Download Police Trials

Last weekend thousands of Metal fans gathered at Castle Donington for the annual Download Festival, this year headlined by Slipknot, Muse and Kiss.MetalTalk reported just as the event kicked off (here) on...

Download 2019 / Tool Mesmerise Download As Slayer Say Farewell To Britain

The Smashing Pumpkins have kept the Main Stage standard really high for Tool, opening to 'Zero' and sounding great while backed by a collection of giant inflatable dolls.Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 16th...

Download 2019 / Slipknot Prove They Are Our Kind At Download

The action on the Zippo Stage is all done for the day now and what a way to wrap things up with Halestorm absolutely bringing the house down.Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 15th...

Download 2019 / Texans Go On A Power Trip At Download

Slipknot are the Saturday headliner at Download and their sound check early this morning ensured plenty of festival goers didn't miss the early action today.Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 15th June 2019: 2.30pmThe...

Download 2019 / DEF LEPPARD GO HYSTERICAL AT DOWNLOAD

If you're having a grumble about the weather at Download today, spare a thought for our good friends Uriah Heep who ran into a major problem on the road in North America...

Download 2019 / YES INDEED! WHITESNAKE THE DOWNLOAD HIGHLIGHT SO FAR

It's thirty-two years and a day since the self-titled ('1987') Whitesnake album peaked at number two in the Billboard album chart but David Coverdale and the current line-up reminded their contemporaries exactly...

Download 2019 / CLUTCH TAKE DOWNLOAD INTO TOP GEAR

While the festivites were getting going at Download and the Donington spirit was starting to shine through after the rain finally eased off, we were hit by a deluge of new rock...

Download 2019 / LAST IN LINE OPEN DOWNLOAD AND MAKE THE LIGHT A FIRE

Download Festival 2019 is now well underway and Last In Line have absolutely obliterated the Main Stage at Castle Donington, leaving Tesla with the unenviable task of following them. Kahmel Farahani and Dany...

DOWNLOAD TV / Festival kicks off this lunchtime

With the physical Download Festival succumbing to the fallout of the current Global Pandemic, Metal fans have the second best option by being able to participate in Download TV, with activities kicking...

Download 2020: Kiss, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down announced as headliners

While we cannot all be in the same Donington Park ground at this years Heavy Metal event, spirits should be raised with the news that Download have today announced they will be hosting a...

DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2020 “NO LONGER POSSIBLE”

The inevitable cancellation of this year Download Festival was announced by the organisers this lunchtime. A statement reads: "Download Festival will no longer be taking place this year."We’ve been closely monitoring this unprecedented...

KISS, IRON MAIDEN, SYSTEM OF A DOWN FOR DOWNLOAD 2020

Kiss, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down will headline Download Festival 2020.Nine more bands have also been announced today and they are:Deftones Korn The Offspring Disturbed Gojira Alestorm Black Veil Brides Daughtry Of Mice And MenOf course, many, many...

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