Download Festival Celebrates a Sold Out 21st Edition – Early Bird Tickets for 2025 On Sale Tomorrow at Noon



This weekend’s Liquid Death Presents Download Festival XXI welcomed over 75,000 attendees to the hallowed grounds of Donington Park. DLXXI celebrated its 21st anniversary with incredible sets from first-time headliners Queens Of The Stone Age and Fall Out Boy, as well as Download favourites Avenged Sevenfold closing out the weekend with a bang. Continue reading


Download Festival 2024 (Avenged Sevenfold, QOTSA, Fall Out Boy) Announces Its “Beyond The Bands” Offerings


With only one month to go until Download Festival, DLXXI has unleashed its “Beyond The Bands” offerings, giving Download-goers an even more exciting experience onsite with brand new food, drink, gaming and sport options. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are available now at the link below.

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Kerry King, Creeper, Bayside, Soft Play, Bambie Thug, Lowlives, Florence Black, and Mallavora Added to the Bill for Download Festival 2024


Liquid Death presents Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, has today announced eight more artists for this year’s festival, further bolstering a stellar 2024 line-up. The new additions include Kerry King, Creeper, Bayside, Bambie Thug, Soft Play, Lowlives, Florence Black and Kerrang! Radio competition winners Mallavora. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are available now at the link below.

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ALBUMS OF THE YEAR: STAFF PICKS – Steve Tovey’s Top Albums of 2023


As we barrel down towards the end of the year, we are sharing End of Year lists from staff, bands, and some friends in the business. Check out our Senior Editor Steve Tovey’s picks for his Top Albums of 2023!Continue reading


Limp Bizkit Has Been Added to the Bill for Download Festival 2024


 

Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, returns for its 21st edition, reborn and recharged in 2024 as DLXXI. Nu Metal legends Limp Bizkit has been added to the festival bill. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. General tickets are onsale at 9pm on Thursday 9 November at the link below.

 

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Queens of the Stone Age, Avenged Sevenfold, Fall Out Boy, The Offspring, Sum 41, Corey Taylor, Royal Blood, Machine Head and Pantera are Booked for Download Festival 2024


Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, returns for its 21st edition, reborn and recharged in 2024 as DLXXI. Announced today are headliners Queens Of The Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold, as well as over 70 more huge names from the rock world. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. General tickets are onsale at 9pm on Thursday 9 November at the link below.

 

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Desertfest London 2023 Books Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, Graveyard, Kadavar, Church of Misery, and More!


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Desertfest has announced its dates and first bands for 2023 for its Desertfest London event. Taking place Friday 5th May – Sunday 7th May 2023, weekend tickets are on sale now at the link below. Initial headliners include Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, along with Graveyard, Kadavar, Church of Misery, Somali Yacht Club, Blood Ceremony, Inter Arma, Grave Lines, Valley of The Sun, Spaceslug, Mars Red Sky, Gaupa, Ecstatic Vision, Celestial Sanctuary, High Desert Queen, Plainride, Everest Queen, Venomwolf and Margarita Witch Cult. Buy tickets and see the first poster here:

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Ghost Cult’s Top Death Metal Albums of 2021


It had been coming for a while… the underground has been festering and bubbling under for the last few years. A new breed of leaders, including Blood Incantation (who have definitely already influenced many of their peers), Tomb Mold, Gatecreeper, Necrot and Undeath, among others, have taken on the mantle from the old titans; the lava has been flowing molten and in 2021 the subterranean erupted. Barely a week went by without at least one brain-melting addition to the pile of bodies…Continue reading