Scream for me Donington! Iron Maiden Set to Headline Download 2013

Bruce Dickinson Donington or Bust

For the fifth time in their illustrious, denim, leather and zombie-laden career, Iron Maiden have announced that they will be headlining Donington’s Download Festival next year. The concert will mark the 25th anniversary of the band’s first appearance at Donington, after Monsters of Rock in 1988 and 1992, and Download in 2003 and 2007. The show will most [...]

Watch: Corey Taylor Surprised at Download Festival with Golden Gods Award


While Killswitch Engage and Biffy Clyro were rocking the main and second stages last Saturday, the heart of Download Festival was with the laymen in the tent of the Pepsi Max Stage. Between the relative unknowns of Sylosis and The Union (not that those bands have any less to offer) was Slipknot and Stone Sour [...]

Review: Slash with Miles Kennedy & The Conspirators


While part of the reason Slash was at Download Festival last weekend was no doubt to flaunt his new album Apocalyptic Love with Miles Kennedy and The Conspirators, you wouldn’t know it from the set the group played. “One Last Thrill”, the second song of the new album, is a freight-train powerhouse of rushed vocals and squealing guitars, leaving little room [...]

Steel Panther (And Some Over-Excited Female Fans) Rock Download Festival


We have a rule here in the UK called the watershed. Essentially what it means is, if it happens after 9:00PM, its allowed. This usually applies to television channels – so if you want to see the kung-fu priest roundhouse kicking zombies in Peter Jackson’s Braindead, you’re going to have to stay up a little later. [...]

Tenacious D U.K. Tour: Tickets Go On Sale


  Tickets to see hard rock laughinators, Tenacious D, have gone on-sale today (Friday 9th March). Due to happen in June, the shows will take place around the duo’s appearance at this year’s Download festival at Donington Park – set to be headlined by The Prodigy, Metallica and Black Sabbath. Preceding the tour will be [...]

Tenacious D To Release New Album


Comedy rock duo Tenacious D have announced that they will be releasing a new album, Rise of the Fenix, in May. This will be Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ third album and the follow-up 2006′s The Pick of Destiny. The release of Rise of the Fenix will coincide with a set at this year’s Download [...]

The Darkness Reunite With New Material


The Darkness reunite with a gig at England’s Download Festival and new material ready for an upcoming release.

Avenged Sevenfold Set to Headline Download Festival


Avenged Sevenfold, who last played Download Festival at Donnington Park in 2006 have been confirmed to play again but this time as a headlining act along side System Of A Down. Recently in Kerrang! Magazine, a statement from M.Shadows the lead vocalist of the band was published confirming that they will be performing at the [...]