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40+ Bands added to 2019 UK Download Festival line-up

Posted by on January 29, 2019

The third round of bands has been announced for the 2019 UK Download Festival. More than 40 artists include the likes of Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Beartooth, Fever 333, Palaye Royale, and Skid Row, as well as At the Gates, Behemoth, Ne Obliviscaris, Intervals, Godsmack, Municipal Waste, Bad Wolves and Animals as Leaders. The first […]

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Slayer’s final UK performance set for 2019 ‘Download Festival’

Posted by on November 19, 2018

The second wave of bands have been announced for 2019 Download festival, which will take place on June 14th-16th at Donington Park in Derby, England. The organizers of the event have also revealed the festival will mark Slayer’s final UK show. Check out the list of bands below and go to the festival’s website for more information.

Alien Weaponry

The Amity Affliction

Amon Amarth

Anthrax

Bad Flower

Blackberry Smoke

Black Futures

Carcass

Def Leppard

Delain

Die Antwoord

Dream Theater

Eagles Of Death Metal

The Interrupters

I Prevail

Jinjer

Lamb Of God

Man With A Mission

Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies

Nothing, Nowhere.

Opeth

Our Last Night

Power Trip

Reel Big Fish

Riding The Low

Rob Zombie

Royal Republic

Skindred

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators

Slayer

Slipknot

The Smashing Pumpkins

Starset

State Champs

Tesla

Tool

Trivium

Underoath

Underside

Whitechapel

Whitesnake

Yours Truly

Zebrahead

+More to be announced

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Slipknot to headline 2019 Download Festival, announce 2019 Summer European tour

Posted by on October 23, 2018

Over the last few months, Slipknot has made it clear their follow-up to 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter will arrive in 2019. Frontman Corey Taylor has expressed their new album will be Iowa levels of heavy and has recently told Metal Hammer, it could include one of their heaviest songs in their career. Today (23rd), […]

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Download Festival 2018: Recap and Photos

Posted by on June 14, 2018

As the Download festival at Donington Park concluded this past weekend, it proved to be one of their biggest and best years yet. Featuring headliners of Avenged Sevenfold, Guns n’ Roses, and Ozzy Osbourne, only proved there were no shortage of great bands on the bill. Many acts did overlap or had conflicting time slots […]

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Winners revealed for 2018’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards including Judas Priest, Lacuna Coil and more

Posted by on June 12, 2018

Yesterday (11th), Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards show took place at the Indigo2 in London, England. Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta hosted the ceremony while performances came from Parkway Drive, Baroness, Meshuggah, Myrkur, and Carpenter Brut. The winners have been revealed and you can check out the list below as a few choices shocked us including the […]

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Linkin Park were originally scheduled to play at 2018’s Download Festival

Posted by on December 28, 2017

Download Festival promoter, Andy Copping was the latest guest on The Jasta Show. The two spoke about Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington’s death, which led to Copping revealing that the group were originally scheduled to play at next year’s Download Festival. He stated that they were in the process to finalize the deal shortly before […]

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Metal Insider en Español: Resumen semanal 6/17

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest headlines – In Spanish. Cada semana, muchos hechos y acontecimientos suceden en el mundo del rock y metal los cuales reportamos diariamente y queremos dar un resumen de lo que paso a nuestros lectores de habla Española. Estas son las noticias que mas resonaron esta semana: Despues del […]

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This dancing Nightwish fan at Download is the best Nightwish fan

Posted by on June 14, 2016

If you kept up with the events at European festivals this past weekend, you might have heard of Download Festival in the UK suffering some relentless storms and flooding, making it a real pain to camp and be there. But despite the adversity, there was at least one magnificent creature who made the most out of […]

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Graspop Metal Meeting decides not to remove Down from their bill

Posted by on February 10, 2016

In the wake of Phil Anselmo’s vulgar display of white power, Dutch festival FortaRock was the first one to take action against his band Down, stating the band was “no longer welcome” at the fest. Then their hometown gig, scheduled to take place this past Monday was also canceled. Other festivals the band are scheduled to play this summer have […]

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Download Festival names the main stage ‘The Lemmy Stage’

Posted by on February 8, 2016

While Motorhead are (obviously) no longer performing at the Download Festival, the festival is for this year only, renaming their main stage “The Lemmy Stage,” they said in a post on the festival’s web site.

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