Tag Archives: Donington

Download Festival announces new draining, ‘Dog Squad’ and stage relocation!

They don’t just book bands, you know… Today, Download Festival announced that, following suggestions from fans, they have made a number of changes to the site at Donington Park that will, all well and good, provide a better all-round experience for the thousands of people who attend every single year. …

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It’s Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down for Download Festival 2017!

The road to Download 2017 has begun, with the festival announcing its first batch of bands that will take to the stage at the hallowed turf of Donington Park next year, including all three Main Stage headliners. Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down will top the bill over …

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Download Festival announces onsite entertainment and Progress Wrestling!

Ever wanted to get married at Download? Well now you can! (well, unofficially at least…) It’s one of the new entertainment features at the Donington festival this year to be placed in the Village  – an inflatable Church for all of your matrimonial needs. But that’s not all – you …

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Another 38 names for Download Festival and day tickets released!

It’s a HUGE announcement in terms of bands for Download Festival this morning with another THIRTY-EIGHT names added to the festival lineup. So, without further ado, the latest confirmations are *takes deep breath*: A, Aaron Keylock, Allusondrugs, American Fangs, Apocalyptica, Beartooth, Blackberry Smoke, Butcher Babies, Cavalera Conspiracy, Code Orange, Counterparts, Crobot, …

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10 bands to see at Download Festival!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

It creeps round quickly, festival season, doesn’t it? Somehow a full 12 months has passed since Download 2013 closed with Rammstein setting everything on fire and now it’s all about to go utterly batshit again. Most people going will already have a good idea of who they intend on seeing, …

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DORO PESCH, the Queen of Metal, interviewed.

I had the rare and genuine privilege of  interviewing not only one of Metal’s Royalty figures but also one of my all time favourite artists, Doro Pesch. A person who has truly shaped the music of a genre, withstood all the fickle changes and fashions of the Metal world, and …

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