The powers that be at the Download Festival have spoken once again, and given unto the Donington going rock and metal masses another three dozen bands to look forward to of all shapes (Shvpes?) and sizes. First announced on the Radio One Rock Show with Mr Dan P Carter on Sunday evening, we have the news of thirty six new bands to play Download 2016 this Summer.
Friday nights make the week worthwhile, but Friday nights at KOKO going to see Bury Tomorrow make the year worthwhile. The venue itself, majestic on many levels (literally) radiates atmosphere and energy, and the hype surrounding the epic rise of Bury Tomorrow meant the place was packed. Thank god for a bar on every floor!
Day 2 of Download had lots to offer for the Metal-heads – particularly on a Metalcore front and for those who like it on the extreme side. There was plenty in store for the rockers too across the stages and, of course, the highly anticipated performance of Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory in full!
Top Picks for Saturday
Perhaps the most Metal day of Download 2014…
Architects are a band who have pandered upon the brink of big things on more than one occasion.
The bands for the major festivals just keep on coming! Andy Copping and his team at Live Nation HQ are very pleased to announce the addition of another fifteen bands to the line up of The Download Festival 2014.
They're having the year of their lives: They've torn up the UK on the Rocksound Impericon tour, they're about to open the Main Stage at Reading & Leeds 2013 and small earthquakes have caused less damage than their set at Donington this year.