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Download 2018 – Friday

After some overnight rain, the forecast for the day (and indeed the entire weekend) was for dry weather. Knowing I’d be at Download festival though I had my waterproofs with me – after all, a dry Download seems too good to hope for, but that’s exactly what we got – …

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YOGA-TTA BE KIDDING ME – DO.OMYOGA LAUNCHES AT DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Download Festival, the UK’s premier rock event has today announced the debut of DO.OMYOGA on-site for 2018. Taking a leap into the world of wellness and fitness, festival revellers will have the incredible opportunity to perfect their downward facing Download Dog and take part in the renowned DO.OMYOGA classes along …

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Download festival – a spotlight on the environment.

Download Festival is a huge event with tens of thousands of people on site for a few days each year. There’s inevitably an environmental impact, but the Download team are looking to minimise this wherever possible. Initiatives such as re-usuable drinking cups introduced last year meant a saving of 500,000 …

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Andy Copping, Download festival interview

Planetmosh recently spoke to Andy Copping about this year’s Download festival. If you had to pick six bands you want to watch at Download this year, who would they be? Right….Lawnmower Deth, because I think they’re going to be a lot of fun. Definitely Guns’n’Roses, Definitely Ozzy, Avenged sevenfold, Greta …

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BLACK STONE CHERRY show you a ‘Southern Fried Friday Night’

Black Stone Cherry

BLACK STONE CHERRY have released a lyric video for Southern Fried Friday Night, a track taken from their new album, Family Tree which landed at No. 7 on the UK Official Album Charts this week. Check it out: – Family Tree is the Kentucky band’s sixth studio album and sets up their June appearance as …

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Bullets And Octane Reveal ‘Waking Up Dead’ Album Details

Bullets And Octane Reveal ‘Waking Up Dead’ Album Details US hard rock band, Bullets And Octane, have announced the release of their new album ‘Waking Up Dead‘, due on May 25th worldwide via Bad MoFo Records/Cargo Records UK. ‘Waking Up Dead’ was produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Brent Clawson …

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The Beast from The East (Midlands) spotted in London

During the height of a sub-zero blizzard today, a rare sighting of ‘The Beast from The East (Midlands)’ was caught on camera and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Download Festival dog. Download Festival takes place at Donington Park, Leicestershire on 8-10 June. Headlined by: Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N’ Roses …

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Download festival announce 65 more bands

Download Festival is thrilled to make its biggest announcement yet by adding over 60 of the world’s biggest rock acts to its unparalleled bill. This includes gigantic arena fillers Shinedown, You Me At Six, Black Stone Cherry, legendary metal outfits Hatebreed, Cradle Of Filth, plus Kerrang! Radio Fresh Blood returns …

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Guns’n’Roses announced as final Download 2018 headliner

Download Festival has today announced its final headliner as the legendary Guns N’ Roses, alongside the previously announced Ozzy Osbourne, and Avenged Sevenfold. The three day festival takes place 8 – 10 June 2018 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at …

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Avenged Sevenfold announced as second Download 2018 headliner

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has today announced the second of its three headliners as one of the world’s biggest rock bands Avenged Sevenfold. The three-day festival takes place 8 – 10 June 2018 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets available now at …

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Ozzy Osbourne announced as first Download 2018 headliner

#DL2018 8-10 JUNE 2018   Download Festival, the world’s premier rock and metal event, has announced musical icon Ozzy Osbourne as the first of its three heavyweight headliners. The three-day festival takes place 8 – 10 June 2018 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets available …

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WEDNESDAY 13 Ready for UK Dates with New Video

  The Duke of Spook, WEDNESDAY 13 has revealed a brand new video for ‘Cadaverous’, a track taken from his current album ‘Condolences’ The clip plays up WEDNESDAY’s schlocky horror reputation in his best B-movie style as he and his band get ready for a handful of UK Halloween shows later …

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The Raven Age interview – Download 2017

I spoke to The Raven Age at Download 2017 to talk about their appearance there, and touring plus the current album., You played the second stage here at Download this year. Download is becoming quite familiar for you isnt it? Third year in a row. You started on the fourth …

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Download 2017 – Sunday

Brutai had the job of opening the Dogtooth stage today.  Playing Download for the first time, they showed no sign of nerves and put in an excellent performance to get the day off to a great start.  They are always good live, but they’ve excelled themselves here at Download. It …

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Download 2017 – Saturday

Irish band Dead Label kicked off proceedings on the Dogtooth stage.  I last saw them at Bloodstock two years ago and was impressed by them then, and they’ve improved further in the last two years.  They look to be having a great time on stage and they’ve drawn a good …

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Download 2017 – Friday

After negotiating the queues and thorough security checks and finally making it into the arena, I headed straight over to stage 2, just in time to catch Blackwater Conspiracy.   I reviewed their new album recently and was blown away by how good it was, so I had high expectations for …

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Wednesday 13 offers ‘Condolences’

Upon the release of his new album – ‘Condolences’ – WEDNESDAY tells how David Bowie’s passing was the inspiration for the title track; “[Condolences] is one of the first songs I wrote for the record.  The title came from when David Bowie passed away; I kept seeing ‘Condolences, sorry for …

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Wednesday 13 Unveils ‘Cruel To You’ Video

The Duke of Spook, WEDNESDAY 13 has premiered a new video clip for ‘Cruel To You’, another new track taken from his forthcoming album, ‘Condolences’ which is set for release on 2nd June via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.  Check out the clip here –  Wednesday tells us “I’m really excited for everyone to …

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Dead Label talk new single, new video and playing Download!

It’s been quite the 2017 already for Irish trio Dead Label. In February they were announced for Download Festival and the following month they dropped a new single, Pure Chaos, with a quite sinister video that can be viewed at the bottom of this interview. At the end of April, I …

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Download Festival sweats it out to back Heavy metal truants in metal spin class

Download Festival stamped their style on the latest fitness trend by hosting a spin class to the very best in heavy metal music. Taking place at 1Rebel Studios in London on Wednesday 26th April, the event saw the festival and fans pedal to the metal to get behind the Heavy …

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