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2000SCREENS – VIRTUAL FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND


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2000screens – the only place to get your 2000trees fix this summer!
2000trees are bringing you three days of exclusive content on the weekend of Thursday 9th – 11th July 2020.  There will be live music, interviews, hosting from the Sappenin’ podcast crew, a look back at 2000trees through the ages and an extremely exciting new way to be part of the Trees community – all on the 2000trees Facebook & Instagram pages.
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ArcTanGent Festival announces Opeth as its first 2021 headliner & launches its own Crowd Funder


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After last weeks postponement announcement for ArcTanGent Festival for this Summer, the team are proud to announce that Opeth have confirmed as our first headliners for 2021.
“We’re very excited to announce that Opeth will be at ArcTanGent 2021 as our Main Stage Saturday night headliner.” says festival booker, James Scarlett, “They are the biggest band we had booked for 2020 so it felt like a good way to let people know our intentions for next year are equally big, if not bigger! A little bit of inside info is that ATG 2021 will feature loads of the 2020 bands with some amazing extras on top. Watch this space!”
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THE HEAVY METAL TRUANTS ANNOUNCE VIRTUAL CHARITY RIDE SET TO BE BIGGEST YET


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The Heavy Metal Truants have today announced that their eighth annual fundraising ride from London to the hallowed grounds of Castle Donington for Download Festival, will go ahead virtually.  The charity cycling group, founded in 2013 by ex-Metal Hammer Editor in Chief Alexander Milas and Iron Maiden Manager Rod Smallwood, raise money for children’s charities through events, memorabilia auctions and their annual charity cycle ride from London to Download Festival.  To date, the Heavy Metal Truants have raised £681,500 for Teenage Cancer TrustNordoff Robbins and Childline.  This year they welcome the addition of Save The Children as an international charity beneficiary.

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Pink Floyd join the @YouTube Film Festival Starting Today 5PM UK (12pm EST)


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At 5pm today UK time (12pm EST), Pink Floyd will participate in the @YouTube Film Festival starting with a screening of their celebrated live concert recording ‘PULSE’.
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Download Festival Announces Download TV: A Virtual Festival


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Download Festival Announces Download TV: A Virtual Festival after recently announcing due to the coronavirus that festival was sadly but understandable cancelled but now they have revealed some good news that they will launch a virtual festival taking place from the 12-14th June 2020…

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Download Festival UK Adds More Acts To This Year’s Lineup


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Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced further acts including ALTER BRIDGE, BOWLING FOR SOUP, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES, MASTODON, THE DISTILLERS, SEPULTURA, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, to join headliners IRON MAIDEN (Legacy of the Beast Tour)KISS and SYSTEM OF A DOWN this summer. NXT UK is returning to deliver more knockout entertainment over the weekend, and Kerrang! Radio will host FINDING FRESH BLOOD for another year – searching for the best emerging acts in the world of rock to perform on The Avalanche Stage.

Download takes place on 12 – 14 June 2020 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

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