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Avenged Sevenfold – LG Arena Birmingham, 05/12/13

There hasn’t been as much controversy about a Download headliner since My Chemical Romance topped the bill in 2007; even Feeder and The Offspring got better receptions in 2005 and 2008. But with a new album that reached #1 in both the UK and the US and a near-sold out …

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AEROSMITH announced as 3rd Headliner at Download 2014

AEROSMITH announced as 3rd Headliner at Download 2014

Download Festival organisers are proud to announce that the legendary Aerosmith will be closing the festival in 2014, when they headline on Sunday 15th June.  Joining them on the main stage as main support will be hard rockers, Alter Bridge. Aerosmith are one rock’s most infamous and revered bands. Fronted …

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LINKIN PARK announced as Saturday Download 2014 Headliners

LINKIN PARK announced as Saturday Download 2014 Headliners

Download Festival are thrilled to announce that Saturday night at this year’s festival will be headlined by the Grammy Award winning Linkin Park, who will be playing their multi-platinum debut album ‘HYBRID THEORY’ in its entirety as part of their set. Released in 2000, Linkin Park’s debut album ‘Hybrid Theory’ …

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Download Festival, Part 3 – Sunday 16th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

So two days of rock and metal carnage down, one to go. And as this punter walked down towards the Main Stage on the Sunday morning of Download Festival 2013, I couldn’t help but smile at the wires attaching the stage to the sound tower, knowing what they were for. …

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Download Festival, Part 2 – Saturday 15th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

So, after a Friday of absolute mayhem, perhaps the Saturday of Download would be a more chilled out affair? You might have thought so too with UFO (6) opening the Main Stage; the audience wasn’t the biggest but there was enough there to get heads nodding and ‘Doctor Doctor’ made …

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Download Festival, Part 1 – Friday 14th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

Welcome to the first in a three part review of the 11th annual Download Festival. Once again, rock fans from all over the world descended on the hallowed turfs of Donington Park in Derbyshire for a five-day extravaganza that saw the festival outdo its previous years’ lineup by quite a …

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90,000 fans rock out at DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – 2014 dates and early bird offer announced!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

Download Festival – THE biggest weekend in the rock calendar – took place this weekend as 90,000 people rocked out in Donington Park to headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein plus a host of other bands across the weekend. Crowds of rock fans packed out Donington Park as the opening …

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Final Bands Announced To Play The Red Bull Studios Live At Download Opportunity 2013

On Friday 25 May eight young bands from all over the country gained a once in a lifetime chance to play live at Download festival this June with the Red Bull Studios live at Download opportunity.  Six bands with the highest online votes from the public were picked, whilst two …

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Airbourne – Black Dog Barking

Love them or hate them  Airbourne are here to stay and if they keep making albums as strong as Black Dog Barking then their future is safe. I’ve been a fan since the release of Running Wild in 2008, seen them many times and they have always destroyed whichever indoor …

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More acts announced for DOWNLOAD.

Download Festival continues to score out of the park with the announcement that a further 25 acts have been added to this year’s line up, including Thunder, Kvelertak, Devin Townsend and We Are The Ocean. Headlined by Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein, Download Festival takes place 14-16 June 2013 in …

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