Download Festival 2012

MORE BANDS, A 5TH STAGE REVEALED AND MAIN STAGE TRIBUTE! With only eight weeks to go until Download Festival 2012 opens its gates, organisers have confirmed another 18 acts that’ll appear across the festival weekend. Leading the charge are acclaimed Swedish heavy metallers Ghost, blues rockers Saint Jude (who count Ronnie Wood and Jimmy Page … More Download Festival 2012

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Download Festival 2012

DOWNLOAD REVEALS A DIRTY DOZEN BANDS FOR 2012 Making their Download debut in 2012, Sweden’s most successful rock group Europe are confirmed, and will be bringing hits such as The Final Countdown and Rock The Night to the Donington masses. Pennsylvanian quartet Halestorm, led by the enigmatic Lizzy Hale, will be making their second appearance … More Download Festival 2012

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Download Festival 2012

LEAP YEAR ADDITIONS TO THE DOWNLOAD BILL! Announced moments ago on his Facebook and Twitter pages, Download head man Andy Copping revealed afurther 22 bands for this year’s festival, check them out: The Treatment, Corey Taylor (Acoustic) – Corey Taylor Will Not Clash With Metallica, We Are The Ocean, Sebastian Bach, The Quireboys, Saxon, Rise … More Download Festival 2012

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Black Sabbath cancel all but one show this Summer

BLACK SABBATH WILL ONLY PLAY ONE FESTIVAL SHOW THIS SUMMER Unfortunately due to Tony Iommi’s ongoing treatment Black Sabbath have cancelled all but one of their European festival / tour dates.  They will be playing Download Festival on June the 10th with the rest of the shows being billed as OZZY & FRIENDS so not … More Black Sabbath cancel all but one show this Summer

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Download Festival 2012

DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT (PART 2) Following on from the earlier band announcement Download organisers have revealed that MACHINE HEAD will be playing the main stage on Friday night and getting a full hour slot! Other bands also announced tonight are Trivium, Lamb of God, Anthrax, DevilDriver, Devin Townsend Project, Little Angels, Ugly Kid Joe AND August … More Download Festival 2012

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Download Festival 2012

SOME BIG NAMES ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNLOAD (PART 1) It has just been announced on Radio 1 that Soundgarden (first UK performance since 1996), Biffy Clyro (playing before Metallica), Tenacious D, Chase And Status (special guests to The Prodigy) and You Me At Six will be playing Download 2012! Stay tuned for more acts later tonight! … More Download Festival 2012

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Download Festival 2012

THE PRODIGY TO HEADLINE FRIDAY AT DOWNLOAD 2012 The Prodigy are coming back to Download in 2012, and have promised to deliver their most energetic and spectacular performance they’ve ever put on at Donington. Following some phenomenal sets in previous years, this is sure to be one incredible show. “We have chosen to headline Download … More Download Festival 2012

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Download Festival 2012

BLACK SABBATH HEADLINING SUNDAY NIGHT AT DOWNLOAD Probably not the best kept secret but shortly after the Black Sabbath announcement this evening Download bosses reveal that they will headline the Sunday night at next year’s festival For more DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

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Download Festival 2012

METALLICA TO HEADLINE DOWNLOAD’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY Just announced on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show and the Download facebook page – METALLICA (as predicted) are the first headliners named for next year’s Download Festival! This will be an exclusive UK performance of their massive #1 album Metallica, more commonly known simply as The Black Album. It … More Download Festival 2012

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