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Download 2019: The Highlights – Saturday – SlipKnot, Halestorm, Skindred, and more

So here we are the ‘middle’ day of DL19: For some the best day, the show-stealer. Yet, for some, this is a stepping stone to the grand finale. Last night we came for Def Leppard, but the real headliner was Mud (apologies for that awful joke). Tonight, SlipKnot close the festival, yet there’s still a Puddle Of Mudd (again, sorry). ...

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Alien Weaponry release limited edition 7″ ahead of Download 2019 performance

New Zealand Maori metallers, Alien Weaponry, have announced they will be releasing a strictly limited 7″ vinyl including the tracks ‘Ahi Kā’ and ‘Blinded’. This is ahead of their Download Festival 2019 main stage set.  This will be limited to 400 units. This is the first new material released from Alien Weaponry since their debut Tu in 2018. This is what ...

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Watch SlipKnot perform ‘Unsainted’ and ‘All Out Of Life’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live

After unleashing the epic track that is ‘Unsainted’ on us, along with their shiny new masks, SlipKnot has performed the track on American talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live. The Iowa icons also performed single ‘All Out Of Life’ taken from the upcoming album We Are Not Your Kind. Check the videos out below: As you can agree Corey Taylor and ...

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Download Festival 2019: Epica, Elvana, NXT Stars & Side-Splitter Stage Added To Line-Up

Only a month to go until the world’s premier rock event, Download Festival, welcomes 100,000 fans to Donington Park. This year’s line-up is certainly one for the ages with headliners Slipknot, Def Leppard, and Tool – as well as legends such as Slash, Whitesnake, The Smashing Pumpkins, and the final UK performance of Slayer. If the already stacked card wasn’t ...

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SlipKnot unveil new masks in video for ‘Unsainted’

Iowa metal icons SlipKnot teased this generation of masks this year… and now the wait is over. Corey Taylor and co. show off their new headgear in the video for their latest track ‘Unsainted’ – directed by the band’s percussionist M. Shawn Crahan (aka ‘The Clown’).  Check out the video below: ‘Unsainted’ is taken from SlipKnot’s upcoming album We Are ...

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BLOODSTOCK

BLOODSTOCK NEWS: METAL 2 THE MASSES FINALS/ SIX MORE BANDS ADDED TO LINE-UP

Bloodstock has many rightful claims to the metal festival throne. Apart from the stellar line-up we witness year after year and the en masse crab walking (just YouTube Evil Scarecrow’s 2014 performance on ‘Crabulon’ and it will make sense-ish), is the festival’s nationwide battle of the bands competition, Metal 2 The Masses. If you’re unfamiliar, bands from all over the country ...

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BLOODSTOCK NEWS: SEVEN MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED

With Game Of Thrones underway and Avengers: Endgame less than a week away, 2019 is throwing all but the kitchen sink our way, which includes even more god damn bands to announce for this Augusts’ Bloodstock Festival of pure metal extravaganza. Coming to Derbyshire are industrial alt rockers, SULPHER who’ve nabbed themselves a Sophie Lancaster stage slot on Friday, along with ...

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Download 2019: Simple Creatures, The Wonder Years, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and many more join line-up

If the line-up for this year’s epic Download Festival wasn’t eye-poppingly outstanding already, they’ve only gone and announced 17 more awesome bands. Headlining the Avalanche Stage on Saturday, are super-group Simple Creatures, featuring Mark Hoppus of Blink 182 and Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low. This is a UK festival exclusive. They had this to say about their appearance: “An evening of Trash-Pop ...

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Corey Taylor shares sneak peek of his new SlipKnot mask for Download 2019

Appearing on the ‘Let There Be Talk’ podcast, Corey Taylor, vocalist of Download headliners Slipknot, talked about working with special effects wizard Tom Savini on his brand new mask for his upcoming performances. Corey commented: “He’s the godfather to me.”..“[I] got to hang out with him, got to talk with him. Met him through a friend who actually works with him. And ...

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Diamond Head

Diamond Head, Burnt Out Wreck, Saints of Sin, Neuronspoiler, Alteration – Four Sticks Weekender Four Sticks Weekender

Finding our way south of the river we see our way through the hustle and bustle of the capital’s maze of streets and tube lines to New Cross. Here a fantastic live venue with that cosy pub feel is embracing a three day live music festival of which we are lucky enough to enjoy the first day of. As with ...

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