Download Festival 2014

Download Festival stage times have been released

With just three-weeks to go until Download Festival 2014 is upon us, organisers have revealed the full stage times for the event. If you’re attending Download this year, you can start planning your weekend now – see below for the full main stage times: Friday 1.00 Miss May I 1.50 Crossfaith 2.40 Powerman 5000 3.35 […]

Download 2014

Has Download lost its edge?

This post is more of an open question than a definitive piece, because I know there’s bigger and more knowledgeable metal-heads than me out there! I ask the question because, as the headliners for Download were being announced earlier this week, I couldn’t remember a weaker looking set of headliners for the UK’s premier ROCK […]

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Download Festival 2014 weather forecast – a mixed bag but mostly decent

It’s Download Festival time this weekend, with thousands of rock fans flocking to Donington Park in Leicestershire to see the likes of Linkin Park, Aerosmith and Avenged Sevenfold do their thing. If you’re heading off to Download this weekend then you’ll be interested to know the weather is looking pretty decent. There’s a risk of […]

Download 2014

Status Quo confirmed for Download 2014

Oh dear. Not three weeks ago a wrote a piece questioning whether the Download Festival had lost it’s edge, thanks to a tired-looking and unimaginative roster of headliners that includes Aerosmith, Linkin Park and Avenged Sevenfold alongside other over-the-hill acts like The Offspring. Now they’ve well and truly confirmed themselves as a pretty irrelevant festival […]