It’s possibly the sunniest day of Download’s entire history and we’re collectively scorched after spending our Sunday rocking out to a wealth of amazing bands and artists. The swirling masse of black clothing is now contrasted by a beautiful tinge of red sunburn and vampiric-sorts are cowering under their parasols awaiting The Prince of Darkness himself… Ozzy Osbourne.
You can’t deny it, something out there really has it in for Download Festival. It’s the same story every year – burnt for the first two days camping and then incessantly soaked for the rest, it’s like… metal is the music of the devil… or something… Campers have been steadily pouring in since Wednesday, setting up epic tent-collectives with all manner of décor (bra-bunting is a particular favourite of mine) and it’s set to be a belter of a weekend, even though we’re probably all going home wit
Well what can you say about the finality of one of the most prolific bands in history’s last ever show at their spiritual home of Donington Park? The band have played here time and time again, Monsters of Rock, Ozzfest, Download – Donington in all it’s incarnations. Black Sabbath are sewn into the fabric here and the arena is awash with black shirts in all shapes and sizes, from a tour history spanning decades and generations. Families making sure their kids get to experience this once in their
Download Festival, the world’s premier rock and metal event, adds another 14 acts to an already huge bill, including All Time Low, The Temperance Movement, The Wildhearts, and Napalm Death. Download Festival takes place on 10-12 June 2016 in Donington Park. Tickets are on sale now.
Check out the latest acts added to Download Festival's 2016 lineup, they include Korn, Motorhead and more.
The legendary Black Sabbath – Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler - will be returning to headline Download Festival 2016 on Saturday 11 June.
After a triumphant return back on the rock scene last year, Black Sabbath are now thundering into Hyde Park to cast a night of darkness in what is set to be a bright summer
Download Festival is well and truly turning the heat up as a further seven bands are announced for one incredible weekend, joining headliners Iron Maiden, Rammstein and Slipknot in Donington Park on 14-16 June 2013.
The Download Festival is cranking it up to 11 to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, and have today announced that DAY TICKETS will be available to purchase from 9AM Friday 17 February from www.downloadfestival.co.uk & Priced at £75 (plus booking fee).
THE PRODIGY are confirmed as the third headliner for the mighty Download Festival on Friday 8 June 2012, setting the tone to one of the biggest line ups in Download history and celebrating the festival’s 10th anniversary.