Festival Republic have today announced the line-up for the ‘Download Pilot’. The 10,000 capacity, camping only festival will take place on 18-20 June 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, as part of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme. Testament to the depth of talent and strength of the UK’s world-leading rock scene, 40 acts all of whom are UK based have been revealed with headliners Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine as well as a host of the hottest names in rock, including Neck Deep, While She Sleeps, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Sleep Token, Creeper and many more across two stages. Tickets go on sale for Download Festival 2022 ticketholders on Tuesday 1 June with general sale starting Thursday 3 June at 12pm via www.downloadfestival.co.uk/download-pilotContinue reading FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNLOAD PILOT 10,000 CAPACITY THREE-DAY CAMPING ONLY TEST EVENT
WHILE SHE SLEEPS have released the video for “NERVOUS,” the latest single from their forthcoming fifth album SLEEPS SOCIETY. The album arrives April 16 via Spinefarm Records.
Watch it here.Continue reading While She Sleeps Release New Video For Single “Nervous” Featuring Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro
Following the launch of their new fan-oriented platform Sleeps Society and the announcement of their fifth album SLEEPS SOCIETY, Sheffield’s metal impresarios WHILE SHE SLEEPS have revealed their hard-hitting new single “YOU ARE ALL YOU NEED.” SLEEPS SOCIETY arrives April 16 via Sleeps Brothers/Spinefarm Records.Continue reading While She Sleeps Share New Song “YOU ARE ALL YOU NEED”
After 14 years as a band and in the ever-changing climate that is the music industry, we are embarking on a new chapter of our life as While She Sleeps.
Our goal is to create a sustainable model for artists and creatives, to break from the traditional industry mold by building and developing a true interdependence between the band & fans.Continue reading While She Sleeps Drop Video For New Song + Reveal New Business Model
Here is the second update for new bands confirmed. From Ukraine, 1914 will bring us their war poetry in their specific black metal way. In the same genre, but again, with own obscurity or weirdness, SIGH of Japan shall see the stages of Josefov‘s areal. From European south, Italians OTTONE PESANTE trio will continue in avandgarde while the strong drums are in company of a thrumpet a trombone.
Modern fans who prefer some trendier stuff shall enjoy metal core of WHILE SHE SLEEPS or RING OF SATURN, STATIC-X. Harder technical stuff will be given to us by great BEYOND CREATION.
Old school fans can expect bands like VADER, NECROPHOBIC. There will be also other matador from Britain. CRADLE OF FILTH, this time with their presentation of Cruelty and the Beast which belong to their top albums and it is fine classic of genre overall.
More new bands in a poster. Stay tuned for more info.
As announced on the stage at Wembley Arena at his sold out show, returning festival hero
Frank Turner will be the 2019 Thursday main stage headliner at 2000trees Festival.
“I’ve been playing the wonderful 2000trees Festival since its inaugural year in 2007, and more than most places in the world it feels like home to me. I’m excited about coming back again in 2019 to headline, my 5th year there. See you in the fields.” – Frank Turner
Joining Frank Turner will be a HOST of his old Xtra Mile pals, with the label taking over The Axiom Stage on the Friday, including headliners Möngöl Hörde, Skinny Lister, Jim Lockey & The Solumn Sun, Crazy Arm (playing ‘Born To Ruin’ in full), Sean McGowan and more. Two more artists are announced for the Forest Stage which are Johnny Lloyd and Grace Petrie (who has also been on the Frank Turner tour as support).
On top of all this, the festival also announced 5 bands, one a day between Monday Jan 21st and Friday 25th, which were Rolo Tomassi, The St Pierre Snake Invasion (who added to the announcement with this exceptional video – HERE), Petrol Girls, WSTR and LIFE.
“It’s a pleasure to return to play 2000trees. The festival continues to go from strength to strength in terms of the calibre of artists it attracts and it’s an honour to be
included among them.” – Rolo Tomassi
A list of ALL the bands announced today is below:
Frank Turner (Thursday main stage headliner) / Möngöl Hörde / Skinny Lister / Rolo Tomassi / WSTR / LIFE / Petrol Girls / The St. Pierre Snake Invasion / Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun / Crazy Arm / Sean McGowan / Oxygen Thief / Johnny Lloyd / Brand New Friend / Deux Furieuses and Grace Petrie
Already announced for the event include Friday main stage headliners You Me At Six, the incredible Every Time I Die, who are performing at 2000trees Festival for the first time, AND will be performing ‘Hot Damn’ in full (along with some other bangers) as headliners on The Cave stage on Saturday. As well as Sheffield’s While She Sleeps (Cave Stage headliners on Thursday), returning festival hero Jamie Lenman (who will be curating, opening and closing his very own stage and mini festival, Lenmania 2, on the Axiom Stage on the Thursday – being the first act to be performing at this years event, on the Thursday early afternoon), the hugely anticipated first timer Frank Iero with his band Frank Iero And The Future Violents (headlining the Axiom Stage on the Saturday) and many more. For a full list of bands announced, see below: