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PREVIEW: Download Festival UK 14-16th June 2019


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UK’s biggest rock/metal festival is back for 2019, here is our look at some of the best bands you should be checking out over the weekend taking place on the 14-16th June 2019, there is plenty of choice as always!

Friday 14th June

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Classic English hard rockers Whitesnake are still going strong after nearly four decades and their new album ‘Flesh & Blood’ is testament to this with new fan favourites like steamy rock anthems like ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’, they will go down a treat in the festival setting with everyone singing along and having a great time. The band put everything into this album and it shows, you don’t want to miss their big comeback!

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Download Festival UK Reveals First Acts For 2019


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Download Festival UK have finally revealed some of the first acts of 2019, including all 3 headliners, which are DEF LEPPARD (ONLY UK APPEARANCE OF 2019 – PERFORMING ‘HYSTERIA’ IN ITS ENTIRETY & MORE), SLIPKNOT and TOOL.

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LIVE REVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DONNINGTON PARK UK – 8TH-10TH JUNE 2018


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

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Photo credit:
 James Bridle

Download Festival is the UK’s biggest, friendliest and most diverse rock/metal festivals and it gets bigger and better each year. This year particularly had a strong theme of environmental sustainability, with their new recycling scheme for beer glasses, using plastic reusable cups which you could keep and reuse or give back and made for a nice memento along with the introduction of Greenpeace’s Eco Campsite. Viewing platforms for wheelchair-users were available across all stages and British Sign Language interpreters on two, again highlighting the festivals diversity and how it accommodates for everyone which is great to see.

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POWERFLO Release New EP “Bring that Shit Back” & Kick Off UK/EU Tour With Download Festival 9th June


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Hip-hop/metal all-star group POWERFLO have returned with their brand new EP “Bring that Shit Back”, which is out via all digital retailers now.

Mastered by Maor Appelbaum at Maor Appelbaum Mastering in California and released on New Damage Records, the 8-track EP features a cover of Bob Marley’s 1973 classic ‘Get Up Stand Up’ and a brand new title track plus remixes of their first and most recent single, ‘Where I Stay’ and ‘The Grind’, from their debut. Full track list below:

  1. Get Up Stand Up (Bob Marley cover)
  2. Bring that Shit Back
  3. Where I Stay (DLOW Remix)
  4. Where I Stay (HALLUCINATOR Remix)
  5. Where I Stay (VIGILANTE Remix)
  6. The Grind (NIVEAU ZERO Remix)
  7. The Grind (BIG BROTHER 84 Remix)
  8. The Grind (VIRAL Remix)
The EP can be purchased at smarturl.it/BringThatShitBack

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BURY TOMORROW release fan track, ‘Knife Of Gold’, from new album ‘Black Flame’


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Bury Tomorrow have released ‘Knife Of Gold’, an instant-grat track for all of those who have pre-ordered the band’s forthcoming fifth album (and first for Music For Nations / Sony Music), ‘Black Flame’, out on July 13th. Fans who had already ‘Claimed Their Flame’ via http://www.bury-tomorrow.com, saw their flames turn gold this week in the run-up to the tracks release.

Check out the video for ‘Knife Of Gold’ below:

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PREVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL UK 8-10th JUNE 2018


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UK’s biggest rock/metal festival is fast approaching so we take a look at just some (there are too many to list) of our highlights of this awesome music weekend that is not to be missed on the 8-10th June….

The first most notable highlight, of course, has to be the three headliners:

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