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LIVE REVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, DONNINGTON PARK UK – 10TH-12TH JUNE 2022


Download Festival –LIVE REVIEW by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

KISS – Photo credit:
 Matt Eachus

The UK’s biggest rock and metal festival returned to its full glory with its first full-scale event three years after the pandemic following the historic pilot event last year. It was a surreal and joyful feeling to be back at Donnington for festival goers and bands alike and was the sentiment of the weekend. We have all waited so long for live music to return, and it was worth the wait. The variety and calibre of music, the atmosphere and unusually stunning sunny weather made this anticipated return even better.

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ANIIMALIA RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘SILVER LININGS ’ VIA MARSHALL RECORDS + BAND WILL OPEN AVALANCHE STAGE AT DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL


ANIIMALIA announce their brand new single ‘Silver Linings’ released via Marshall Records, ahead of their performance in Donnington opening up the Avalanche stage on Saturday 11th June at Download Festival.

Hot off winning Kerrang!’s ‘The Deal’ after a unanimous decision from an esteemed panel of judges that included Sophie K (OWWWB / Kerrang! Radio), Kamran Haq (Live Nation), Loz Guest (Kerrang! Radio) and many more. ANIIMALIA were crowned the winners of a competition that saw over a thousand entrants take part. Today the band reveal the first track from their forthcoming EP, to released on August 19th titled ‘Pressure Points’.

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PREVIEW: Download Festival UK 10-12th June 2022


Download Festival is making its highly anticipated return with its first full-scale festival in three years. The big rock reunion party, which kicks off the festival season, will take place on 10-12th June 2022 at the Donnington Park, Leicestershire. The massive return also will see some major site improvement plans following feedback, so it is now even more equipped to take on the hordes of metal heads. After such a long wait, the festival is packing a hefty line-up. Here are just some bands we recommend you catch over the loaded weekend!

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FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES JOIN DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL LINE-UP + 4 OTHER ACTS


Following their massive headline set at last year’s euphoric and emotional Download Pilot event, it is announced today that Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes will be joining this year’s Download festival, alongside four other new additions, including Napalm Death and PENGSHUi. Download 2022 is the big reunion of the rock community, as the festival makes its highly anticipated return with the first full-scale Download in three years and a gargantuan line-up of the world’s most exciting bands in rock, pop punk, hardcore, metal and much more. The three-day festival takes place on 10-12 June 2022 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are now on sale via www.downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR 2022


Download Festival, the world’s premiere rock event, has today announced major site improvement plans for 2022, including unparalleled accessibility improvements and sustainability initiatives. Making its highly anticipated return with its first full-capacity festival in three years, Download 2022 is the big reunion of the UK rock community and will take place on 10 – 12 June 2022 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

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BANKS ARCADE TO HIT THE UK THIS SUMMER AT THE GREAT ESCAPE + DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL


 New Zealand-via Melbourne act Banks Arcade will be heading to the UK this Summer appearing at the prestigious The Great Escape and Download festivals.

THE GREAT ESCAPE
DATE: THURSDAY MAY 12th
VENUE: THE VOLKS

DOWNLOAD
DATE: SATURDAY JUNE 11th
STAGE: THE DOGTOOTH STAGE 

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