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

Now in its 15th 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. Not only is it an honour for bands to grace the stage at Donnington Park, but ...

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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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TOSELAND

Interview with TOSELAND at Ramblin’ Man Fair

Following a premature end to his World Superbike career, James Toseland decided to focus on his first true love – music. After parting company with his first band, Crash, he embarked on a band project known, simply, as TOSELAND. The band’s first single ‘Life is Beautiful’ was released in April 2013 and later it was announced that they had been ...

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RAMzine 14

RAMzine Issue 14 – Download Festival, Bad Sign, Moscow

RAMzine Issue 14 is out now! How is your festival season going? We have been on a good run so far! This issue includes Download Festival, Stone Free, Breaking Bands and Teddy Rocks. As we move into July we are looking forward to Tech Fest, 2000Trees, Bloodstock, MetalDays, Ramblin’ Man, and Reading Festival. Let us know in the comments section ...

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Like A Storm

Like A Storm at Download Festival

The only band that we know of who incorporate the didgeridoo is New Zeland’s Like A Storm. It was great to see them yet again killing it at Download Festival! We caught up with Matt and Kent backstage to talk about the meaning behind their track ‘Pure Evil’ and the forthcoming album! Watch the full interview here:  As mentioned in the interview ...

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STONE BROKEN

Rich Moss of Stone Broken at Download Festival

We caught up with Rich Moss, frontman of UK based Rock band Stone Broken. We discussed their European tour with Glen Hughes and what it was like heading out for their European debut. We also discussed their upcoming tour in September / October with Living Colour and a couple of dates with Cheap Trick. Stone Broken recently left their label, ...

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