Tag Archives: Download Festival

Watch first official Download Pilot UK highlight video

Posted by on June 23, 2021

  Download Pilot, you may recall, was the first camping only festival to be held at the incredible Donington Park located near Castle Donington in England. Download Festival, usually held here, was a casualty of covid in 2020. But Download Pilot was a 10,000 person capacity, camping-only festival which took place June 18-20 as part […]

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Download Pilot Festival seeks to pave the way back for large scale festivals

Posted by on June 21, 2021

  Donington Park is the site for a historical event. As part of the U.K. government’s scientific Events Research Program, Download Pilot will serve as a Petri dish of festivals. The 10,000-capacity camping-only festival took place on June 18-20 and was to help determine the viability of full capacity festivals moving forward and how we […]

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Download Festival to return in June with limited capacity

Posted by on May 27, 2021

  Download Festival will return to the UK this summer as a pilot event with limited capacity. The event will be part of the second phase of the government’s Event Research Programme, with a 10,000 capacity. The festival will be held in Donington Park on June 18th-20th, where all attendees will be tested for COVID […]

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Eight tour, livestream, and festival updates – 5/5

Posted by on May 5, 2021

  In case you missed it or are still checking out the new Megadeth tour, or Gojira’s recent announcement, here are eight tour, livestream and festival updates.    01) Bloodbath announce rescheduled North American tour dates     Bloodbath have announced their rescheduled North American tour dates. The short trek is now scheduled for May […]

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U.K’s Download Festival pushed to June 2022

Posted by on March 1, 2021

  This year’s U.K Download festival has officially been cancelled. The event’s organizers revealed the event will now take place on June 10th-12th, 2022, with headliners KISS, Iron Maiden, and Biffy Clyro.   Read the full statement below: “We can confirm that Download Festival will no longer be taking place this year. But we do […]

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KISS, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down to headline 2021 U.K.’s Download festival

Posted by on August 3, 2020

    U.K.’s Download festival has revealed the lineup for the 2021 event, which will take place on June 4th-6th, 2021. KISS, Biffy Clyro, and System of a Down are set to headline the three-day event. Other artists include A Day To Remember, KoRn, Deftones, Gojira, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Steel Panther, Sepultura, Sleep Token, and […]

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Download Festival announces Download TV

Posted by on April 10, 2020

  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in cancelling or postponing nearly all major events, including this year’s Download Festival, many organizers have been using this time to get creative by taking advantage of virtual tools. With that being said, Download Festival has announced Download TV, a three-day virtual festival that will take place on […]

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Coronavirus: U.K.’s Download Festival CANCELLED

Posted by on March 27, 2020

This year’s U.K.’s Download Festival has officially been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read full statement below:

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40+ Bands added to 2019 UK Download Festival line-up

Posted by on January 29, 2019

The third round of bands has been announced for the 2019 UK Download Festival. More than 40 artists include the likes of Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Beartooth, Fever 333, Palaye Royale, and Skid Row, as well as At the Gates, Behemoth, Ne Obliviscaris, Intervals, Godsmack, Municipal Waste, Bad Wolves and Animals as Leaders. The first […]

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Slayer’s final UK performance set for 2019 ‘Download Festival’

Posted by on November 19, 2018

The second wave of bands have been announced for 2019 Download festival, which will take place on June 14th-16th at Donington Park in Derby, England. The organizers of the event have also revealed the festival will mark Slayer’s final UK show. Check out the list of bands below and go to the festival’s website for more information.

Alien Weaponry

The Amity Affliction

Amon Amarth


Bad Flower

Blackberry Smoke

Black Futures


Def Leppard


Die Antwoord

Dream Theater

Eagles Of Death Metal

The Interrupters

I Prevail


Lamb Of God

Man With A Mission

Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies

Nothing, Nowhere.


Our Last Night

Power Trip

Reel Big Fish

Riding The Low

Rob Zombie

Royal Republic


Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators



The Smashing Pumpkins


State Champs








Yours Truly


+More to be announced

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