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Download 2015: The Preview

Is it that time of year again already? Apparently so. Download Festivals opens its gates once more on Wednesday 10th June and PlanetMosh are once again in attendance to review, ramble at bands and generally have a bloody good time. By now, most of you will know who you’re going …

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Estrella – We Will Go On

@planetmosh reviews We Will Go On by .@Estrella_Rocks It’s been a long three year wait but on June 22nd Estrella will finally release their second album, We Will Go On.  The wait is due to them being one of the busiest bands around, constantly touring.  They’ve just returned from a …

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AMERICAN FANGS reveal video for ‘Say What!’, announce album details, confirm one-off London show & Download Festival appearance

Rising alternative/post-hardcore quintet AMERICAN FANGS have confirmed that they will be releasing their sophomore full-length Dirty Legs on the 4th July via their new label Best Before Records.   To coincide with the announcement, the Texan outfit have revealed the video to Say What!, offering a first glimpse of the …

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Aaron Keylock to play Dot to Dot, Download & Ramblin’ Man Festivals 2015

17 Year Old Guitar Hero AARON KEYLOCK Announces 2015 DOT TO DOT FESTIVAL performances.  FRI 22 MAY – SUNDAY 24 MAY MANCHESTER / BRISTOL / NOTTINGHAM TICKETS HERE  The New Solo Superstar…The heart, soul and fretting fingers of a grizzled old delta Bluesman”  Kerrang “The search for your next guitar hero stops …

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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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Download Maggots raise money for Sophie

Download Maggots raise money for Sophie All organisers are now back together. We now have two pages, one for Fun and one for News and Updates. News Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416987431928291/ The original idea for this was from Mark Saunders and Hayley Cartwright. They will stay here with us through to the end …

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Download Festival announce day splits!

As if it wasn’t tasty enough already, Download Festival have now announced the day splits for the current crop of bands taking to the stage this year in June – have a look below and start planning your weekend of mayhem and carnage! Tickets for the event are still on sale …

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Download Festival adds 23 bands to bill!

The first Download announcement of 2015 is upon us – and what a stellar bill it’s turning out to be! Andrew WK, In Flames, Testament, We Are Harlot and L7 lead the latest addition to the bill which also includes Black Star Riders, Thunder,  former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and the recently reformed The Ghost …

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Festivals 2015, Rock and Metal Festivals Poll?

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With the New Year of Twenty Fifteen on our doorsteps, days are lengthening, nights are growing shorter and festival organisers are trickle feeding the metallian populus with lineup appetisers. It is now time for heavy metallers and rock fans from all over the world to begin the annual hatching of …

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KISS confirmed as third Download 2015 headliner

KISS have finally been officially confirmed as the final headliner for Download 2015. After the rumours and leaked posters from bassist Gene Simmons, the ‘hottest band in the world’ have finally taken their place on the bill as Sunday night headliners alongside Slipknot and Muse. It’s the band’s first UK festival …

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Muse announced as second headliners for Download 2015

Muse have been confirmed as the second headliners at Download Festival next year, topping the bill on the Saturday night. It is the rock trio’s debut appearance at the festival and naturally they’re looking forward to playing, saying “We’re really looking forward to Download. We’ve never played the festival before so it’s …

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Slipknot to headline Download 2015

Here we go again: the mighty cogs of Europe’s biggest rock and metal music festival are turning and the production line of epic live performances is thundering into life once more. Download 2015 is underway. And what a Friday headliner it has produced… The biggest, angriest monster of a metal …

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Incinery Interview at Les Fest 3 – 27 June 2014

After the good reception they received on the main stage on the first day of Les Fest, I spoke to Incinery to find out how their first gig in Scotland was for them. Incinery are another Les Fest band who have played at Download this year and are set to …

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Bad Touch interview at Les Fest – 29 June 2014

Having just played at Download Bad Touch arrived at Les Fest to play both stages; an acoustic set on Saturday and the main stage Sunday evening.  I caught up with them ahead of their set on Sunday to find out more about them in another highly entertaining interview. If you …

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Avatar – Belfast, Oh Yeah Centre 12/06/2014

Avatar - Oh Yeah Centre Belfast- 12-06-2014

While circuses may fascinate many – either in terms of the tongue-in-cheek grotesquery of the ‘carny’ or the slapstick farce of clowns chucking water over each other – personally I’ve never quite seen the attraction.  They’re often facile and meaningless – and those which inflict needless cruelty on animals just …

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