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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 virtual festival across 12-14 June 2020. Featuring hours of music, special interviews, unseen performances and exclusive footage Download …
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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 situation and it’s become clear that it just isn’t possible for the 2020 festival to go …

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 Men Of course, many, many more bands will be announced for Download …
Download 2019

The warming sun returns again, at the exact moment horned ships appear on Download’s Main Stage as Iron Maiden’s ‘Run To The Hills’ warns of impending Viking invasion. Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 16th June 2019: 7.00pm They come wearing úlfhéðnar in this era and when a beaming Johan Hegg …
Download 2019

Godsmack have absolutely stormed Donington Park’s Main Stage this afternoon on the final day of Download Festival 2019. Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 16th June 2019: 4.30pm A tough act for Amon Amarth to follow, the stoner alt-Metallers put in a solid show which the increasing high winds and rainstorms …
Download 2019

Once again, Download ground staff have worked tirelessly overnight to make sure the arena is ready for the final day, headlined by Tool and featuring SLayer’s final ever UK gig, Amon Amarth, The Smashing Pumpkins, Lamb Of God, Whitechapel, Dream Theater, Godsmack and absolutely loads more. Kahmel Farahani and Dany …
Download 2019

What a day it was yesterday at Download and it’s going to be another one to remember today with Slipknot headlining and Behemoth, Epica, Trivium, Skindred, Halestorm and Power Trip all playing the UK’s biggest Metal festival, along with many more superb acts. Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 15th June …
Download 2019 - Trivium

Just in case you’re not sick of us mentioning the weather by now, since our last article it has stopped raining, started and stopped again, been sunny for a short time and then rained again and then rainbowed. Saturday-8pm Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 15th June 2019: 7.30pm Rainbow were …
Download 2019 - Behemoth

They say the Devil has all the best tunes, but that’s not strictly true as Behemoth, the greatest Black Metal band on the planet, have a few as well. Or maybe it’s all the same thing? Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 15th June 2019: 5.00pm Adam Darski, aka Nergal, has …

It’s Download weekend and 2015 is the first year that Britain’s premier Metal festival has gone “cashless” with the new payment-enabled ‘Dog Tags’ in place for the first time this year. The official reason for their introduction is to speed up queuing and reduce crime but it is more likely …