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Download 2019: What exactly IS the ‘Danish Quarter’?

If you are like me, and you can’t wait for the official times to go up, you will be checking the legendary website known as ‘Clashfinder’ at any given moment before a festival. Some of you going to the Download Festival this year may have noticed a new stage this year labelled ‘Danish Quarter’. This includes DJ sets and bands ...

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Top Covers by Brass Against (Tool, Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine, Led Zeppelin)

Yeah, cover bands are a bit of a weird musical anomaly. Financially, they’re a certified winner on the live circuit because who and their dancing grannies hasn’t seen an ABBA tribute act, right? But creatively and artistically, it seems they don’t have much of a leg to stand on. If all your purpose is to imitate the artist your trying ...

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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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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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Def Leppard, Slipknot, and more announced for Download 2019

It’s that time of the year, for some better than Christmas. That’s right it’s the first announcement for Download Festival next year. After this year’s star-studded line-up, 2019 looks just as epic. The first announcement includes: Brit-metal icons – Def Leppard. Playing their classic album Hysteria (in full) and more. nine-headed alt metal beast, and Download legends – Slipknot Returning experimental ...

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Top Ten Rock & Metal April Fools Pranks

Now April fools has passed and we feel relatively safe from any further shenanigans, we’d like to share some of our favourite April fools pranks from the past and present of the music biz. Some are pure genius, some could be seen to be a tad cruel but all of them had us ‘fooled’ at one point. Let’s kick off ...

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