Would it even be a Download weekend if there wasn’t at least the threat of rain? It’s grey but holding off as we head into the arena for a day of pure rock and metal shenanigans. The first notable difference is the somewhat extreme, and numerous bag checks. We’d been warned via the site and social media that only A4 sized backpacks and smaller would be allowed into the arena, but didn’t realise that there would also be multiple check-points between the car-park and actually getting in to see the
The biggest, angriest monster of a metal band to emerge in recent years, Slipknot storm into Download Festival for the fifth time and the first since the release of their colossal new album .5: The Gray Chapter.
We checked out 3 Doors Down, Korn, Slipknot, Black Stone Cherry, Dragonforce and more on Friday at Download Festival 2013
Download Festival has confirmed 17 more bands including Black Stone Cherry, CHTHONIC & The Oriental Orchestra, DragonForce, Masters Of Reality, Ghost, Satyricon and more for one incredible weekend of rock.
Black Stone Cherry, Kids in Glass Houses, Christina Perri, Guillemots, Big Country and Amy MacDonald are amongst those confirmed, joining headliners Soundgarden, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band and Paul Simon in London’s Hyde Park on 13-15 July 2012.
SONISPHERE KNEBWORTH has announced a further eleven acts for its 2012 event.