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Kiss fans at Donington 2015

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 how Leicestershire Police Force had decided to use the Download Festival at Castle Donington as part of …
Photo of Metallica at Download 2004

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 of the biggest acts in history. Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, AC/DC and many others have all graced the …
Download 2019

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 June 2019: 11.30pm Recently returned drummer Jimmy Chamberlin is truly phenomenal, with an intensity and style …
Download 2019 - Slipknot

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 June 2019: 11.00pm Halestorm followed Stone Temple Pilots, who went down much better than Die Atwoord …
Download 2019 was a mudbath

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: 2.30pm The early start must mean that Corey Taylor has his troops totally geared up for tonight’s …
Def Leppard - Download 2019

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 today while out supporting Judas Priest. Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 14th June 2019: 11.00pm Heep’s bus broke …
Whitesnake - Download 2019

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 how to deliver a good time rock’n’roll show with a performance well worthy of a headline slot. Kahmel …
Clutch - Download 2019

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 and Metal news, so before we bring you further Download updates, here’s a round up of what’s happening. …
Last In Line at Download 2019

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 Jones 14th June 2019: 2.00pm Both bands played London on Wednesday, with Tesla performing a select gig …
Download TV logo

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 off this lunchtime (12 June 2020). Over the whole weekend, you can join headliners KISS, Iron Maiden and …