FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Download Festival 2019

The granddaddy of UK music festivals, Download Festival takes flight this weekend and Ghost Cult is there! The forecast calls for rain (surprise!) but the spirits will not be dampened! Here is the day by day rundown of indispensable bands to not miss and the running order!

Can’t miss bands: Friday 6/14

Def Leppard, Rob Zombie, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy, Whitesnake, Clutch, Last In Line, EODM, Opeth, Deadland Ritual (Black Sabbath, GNR members), Delain, Kvlertak, At The Gates,

Ne Obliviscaris, Jinjer, Conjurer, Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies, Reel Big Fish, The Interupters, and Zebrahead.

Friday 6/14

Def Leppard – 9.10pm

Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – 7pm

Whitesnake – 5.20pm

Clutch – 4.05pm

Blackberry Smoke – 2.55pm

Tesla – 1.55pm

Last In Line – 1pm

Zippo Encore Stage

Rob Zombie – 8.55pm

Eagles of Death Metal – 7.35pm

Opeth – 6.15pm

Deadland Ritual – 5pm

Delain – 3.50pm

Kvelertak – 2.50pm

Skid Row – 1.50pm

Goodbye June – 1pm

The Avalanche Stage hosted by Kerrang! Radio

Me First and The Gimme Gimmes – 8.35pm

Reel Big Fish – 7.15pm

The Interrupters – 6pm

Zebrahead – 4.55pm

Man With A Mission – 3.50pm

Icon For Hire – 2.50pm

Sumo Cyco – 1.50pm

PENGSHUi – 1pm

The Dogtooth Stage

At The Gates – 10.10pm

Ne Obliviscaris – 9.10pm

JINJER – 8.15pm

Twelve Foot Ninja – 7.20pm

VEGA – 6.30pm

Lost Society – 5.40pm

SKYND – 4.50pm

ConjurerUK – 4pm

Nova Twins – 3.10pm

Those Damn Crows – 2.20pm

GroundCulture – 1.30pm

Can’t miss bands: June 15thSlipknot, Halestorm, STP, Epica, AAL, Bad Wolves, Trivium, Skindred, Behemoth, Powertrip, Royal Republic, Alien Weaponry, Simple Creatures , Trash Boat, Palisades, Carcass, Batushka (Bart), The HU, and Lovebites.

Saturday 15th June

Main Stage

Slipknot – 9.10pm

Die Antwoord – 6.40pm

Trivium – 5pm

Skindred – 3.35pm

Behemoth – 2.20pm

Power Trip – 1.10pm

Royal Republic – 12pm

Alien Weaponry – 11am

Zippo Encore Stage

Halestorm – 7.45pm

Stone Temple Pilots – 6.20pm

Three Days Grace – 5.10pm

Brothers Osborne – 4pm

Epica – 2.55pm

Animals As Leaders – 1.50pm

Elvana – 12.45pm

Bad Wolves – 11.50am

The Inspector Cluzo – 11am

The Avalanche Stage hosted by Kerrang! Radio

Simple Creatures – 8.40pm

The Wonder Years – 7.25pm

nothing,nowhere. – 6.10pm

Trash Boat – 5.05pm

ROAM – 4pm

Palisades – 2.55pm

The Beaches – 1.55pm

Hot Milk – 12.55pm

Yours Truly – 11.55am

Parting Gift – 11am

The Dogtooth Stage

Carcass – 7.40pm

Batushka – 6.35pm

Intervals – 5.35pm

The Hu – 4.35pm

Riding The Low – 3.35pm

LOVEBITES – 2.40pm

Queen Zee – 1.45pm

Underside – 12.50pm

Cloud – 11.55am

Vambo – 11am

Can’t miss bands: June 16th: Tool, Slayer, Dream Theater, Smashing Pumpkins, LoG, Amon Amarth, Anthrax, Alcest, Municipal Waste, Underoath, Fever333, Cane Hill, Beartooth, Starset, Badflower, Like A Storm, Enter Shikari, Palaye Royale, Heart of A Coward, Black Futures, and Coldrain.

Sunday 16th June

Main Stage

Tool – 9.25pm

The Smashing Pumpkins – 7.10pm

Lamb of God – 5.20pm

Amon Amarth – 3.50pm

Godsmack – 2.30pm

Underoath – 1.10pm

I Prevail – 12pm

Cane Hill – 11am

Zippo Encore Stage

Slayer – 8.45pm

Dream Theater – 7pm

Anthrax – 5.35pm

Beartooth – 4.20pm

State Champs – 3.10pm

Starset – 2.05pm

Badflower – 1pm

Dinosaur Pile-Up – 12pm

Like a Storm – 11am

The Avalanche Stage hosted by Kerrang! Radio

Enter Shikari – 8.20pm

Fever 333 – 7.10pm

Palaye Royale – 6pm

The Amity Affliction – 5pm

Our Last Night – 4pm

Black Peaks – 3pm

Heart Of A Coward – 2pm

Allusinlove – 1pm

Black Futures – 12pm

RedHook – 11am

The Dogtooth Stage

Municipal Waste – 7.50pm

Whitechapel – 6.50pm

coldrain – 5.50pm

Alcest – 4.50pm

Toska – 4pm

Crystal Lake – 3.10pm

Kim Jennett – 2.20pm

Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics – 1.30pm

Blurred Vision – 12.40pm

Wolf Jaw – 11.50am

Lost In Stereo – 11am