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16 Jun, 2018

DOWNLOAD 2018: The Big Review!

By | 2018-11-08T20:58:35+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

17 Jun, 2016

Download 2016 – FULL REVIEW!

By | 2018-11-25T17:44:31+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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