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Download 2020: KISS, Maiden and SOAD and many more announced

Doesn’t seem like last week since we left the hallowed ground of Castle Donington for the year’s Download, but we are already hyped for the 2020 festival already. 12, count them, 12 bands have already been announced this week, including headliners. Bands announced are: Friday headliners, glam-metal icons KISS – for their LAST EVER UK performance… Donington legends and heavy ...

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RAMzine Issue 24

RAMzine 24 | Download Festival, Clutch, Footprints In The Custard

RAMzine Issue 24 is out now featuring this year’s gathering of the rock gods, Download Festival. Read though our annual big review. We catch up with Dan Maines of Clutch to talk past ‘normal’ jobs, bands houses and The Weathermaker Vault Series. We also review the fifth installment of Breaking Bands Festival, a festival that support underground bands, and Footprints In The ...

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Download Festival 2017

Download 2019 blog: Drownload year 2? – Wednesday and Thursday

Downloaders don’t do things by halves, and this year just proves it as a huge number of campers are already settled into the mud at the iconic Castle Donington site. As you probably know, the rain has been relentless but maybe not as bad as the infamous ‘drownload’ of 2016. There is mud, yes, but guess what: this is a ...

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Inspector Cluzo’s Ideologies

France’s The Inspector Cluzo will play the Download Festival on Saturday 15th June at, on the Zippo Encore Stage. They will be sharing the stage with renowned hard rock acts such as Halestorm, Stone Temple Pilots and Three Days Grace. The Gascon duo toured the UK with Clutch at the tail-end of last year and followed this with dates in ...

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Download 2019: Bands you NEED to see as chosen by the fans

Now in its 16th year, Download Festival is the biggest and most anticipated weekend in the rock music calendar. Not only does the festival live up to its hype in it’s UK home but the Download name is now being used around the world. in 2019, is it an honour for bands to grace the stage at Donnington Park, as ...

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NXT

Download 2019: NXT UK tapings come to Donnington Park

As well as the amazing bands on offer, the stars of WWE are now a staple of Download Festival weekend. This year sees the superstars of the NXT UK roster duke it out in June.  This will also be the first time episodes of NXT UK will be recorded, on-site, for the WWE Network. NXT UK is a branch of ...

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Download Festival 2017

Download Festival adds Behemoth, Halestorm, Skid Row, Stone Temple Pilots, Sumo Cyco, Clutch and more!

Download Festival have just announced 43 more bands: Aaron Buchanan, Alcest, Animals as Leaders, At The Gates, Bad Wolves, Batushka, Beartooth, Behemoth, Black Peaks, Brothers Osborne, Cane Hill, Clutch, Coldrain, Conjurer, Crystal Lake, Deadland Ritual, FEVER 333, Godsmack, GroundCulture, Halestorm, Heart of a Coward, Icon For Hire, Intervals, Last In Line, Like A Storm, Lost In Stereo, Love Bites, Municipal Waste, ...

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RAMzine Issue 19

RAMzine Issue 19 – Download Festival, Avenged Sevenfold, The Bronx

RAMzine Issue 19 is out now featuring our gigantic review of Download Festival. From the kennel (Dogtooth Stage) to see Scouse metallers Loathe, over the main stage to see Guns N Roses, we ensured we covered all bases. We even took some time to pop backstage prior to Avenged Sevenfold’s set for a catch up with Zacky Vengeance. Earlier that ...

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Download 2018: Sunday Highlights

The last day of Download is usually the best, and the worst. Best – for obvious reasons. Like a great meal, the best is saved until last. We have a star-studded finale to what was a great weekend and will go down as one of the biggest Downloads ever. The worst? Simply for the reason that the festival is drawing ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE

OZZY OSBOURNE Announced As First Download Headliner!

Download Festival has announced their first headliner for next years festival! The Price of Darkness, Ozzy Osborne will be gracing the famous stage at Donington once again. We knew that wouldn’t be the last we saw of Ozzy as he played for the last time as Black Sabbath, just last year! This year Ozzy will headline the Sunday night. The ...

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