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Download day tickets on sale

Day tickets have now been released for Download Festival 2015. Day tickets had been available for a short period at the end of last year, but that was before most of the bands had been announced.  Fridays special guests cliched it for me, as so far its looking like the only UK date for Judas …

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Motley Crue and Kiss + more for Download

Motley Crue and Kiss for Download 2015

Download Festival have confirmed the recent rumours that Motley Crue and Kiss will be playing the 2015 festival. Both bands had let slip in recent interviews that they were playing a UK festival in 2015. Download Festival have been releasing each days line-up so far since Monday, when they confirmed Slipknot, Judas Priest, Five Finger …

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Slipknot, FFDP, BSC & Judas Priest for Download

Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Black Stone Cherry and Judas Priest for Download 2015

Download Festival have announced their first bands for 2015 and they are blinding! So far it’s Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Black Stone Cherry and NWBHM legends Judas Priest for Download 2015. All are confirmed for the Friday bill.  The line-up was confirmed at 10am this morning (Mon 17th Nov) via the Download website and …

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Opeth, BLS, Anselmo, Skid Row & more for Download 2014

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Download 2014 festival have announced 15 new bands for the line-up. They are: Opeth, Black Label Society, Skid Row, Tesla, Bowling For Soup, Phil H. Anselmo and The Illegals, Huntress, Danger Danger, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion, The BossHoss, Bury Tomorrow, Powerman 5000, The Graveltones and Anti-Mortem. They join headliners Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park and Aerosmith, and guests Rob Zombie, …

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Download adds 12 more bands, most of it metal

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Download festival organisers have announced 12 new bands, and as is DL tradition of late, some are a bit of a curve-ball.  The bands are: Trivium, Offspring, Steel Panther, In Flames, While She Sleeps, Letlive, The Black Dahila Murder, Crossfaith, Miss May I, Blessthefall, Dying Fetus, and Status Quo! Trivium’s return will be their 5th. …

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Metal Veins policy on Download festival

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The acts for Download festival 2014 are starting to be announced and have presented MV with a bit of a quandary: to report or not? Download festival has always blurred the line as to whether it’s actually ‘metal’, but MetalVeins.com was only ‘born’ two months ago and therefore didn’t need to consider the issue. Now …

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Avenged Sevenfold + Rob Zombie for Download Festival

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Avenged Sevenfold have been announced as the Friday headliner for Download Festival 2014. With Rob Zombie as main support. They are the first acts to be announced for the 3 day metal festival, held at Castle Donington in June every year. Avenged Sevenfold have played Download twice before, with their debut in 2006, but have …

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