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By Sam Dignon, 23rd May 2018 Download, Festival News

The last weekend of May is fast approaching which means two things. It’s another bank holiday and Slam Dunk Festival is on the way. One of the major highlights of the musical calendar and always a great way to kick off the Festival season proper. This years lineup is an… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 23rd May 2018 Download, Festival News, Win

Some things just go together. Fish and chips. Rum and coke. Metal and good times. Download Festival and Zippo. For the last several years, the well established partnership between Download and Zippo has brought us not only the Zippo Encore (Second) Stage at Download, but also a variety of Download… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 23rd May 2018 Festival News, News

In Flames announced a few months back that for the first time they were going to host their own festival, Borgholm Brinner (which translates as Borgholm is Burning) in their homeland of Sweden, specifically at the historic Borgholm Castle on the island of Öland. Having previously announced some of the… Read More »

By Simon Crampton, 21st May 2018 Download, Features, Festival News, News, Special Features

As we’re now just 16 days away from the gates of the Download Festival 2018 campsite opening for the first time, it is of course time for Rock Sins to continue our build up for our annual pilgramage to Donington. Those of a wrestling persuasion among our readers may have… Read More »

By Sam Savigny, 21st May 2018 Gig Reviews, News

With the sun beating down on eager, head-banging ready necks hours before doors open, it would be apparent to any passer-by that something special is to grace the Roundhouse for six hours over the course of the next two nights. The number of black t-shirts adorned with variations of Machine… Read More »