Download Festival News

By Jamie Giberti, 23rd May 2012 Download, Festival News, News

With the tenth anniversary of the UK’s biggest rock & metal gathering of the year, otherwise known as the Download Festival barely two weeks away from kicking off, Rocksins is taking a a three part look at some of the bands who’ll be gracing the various stages this year and… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 15th May 2012 Download, Festival News, News

As many people will be aware, the position of Drummer for the upcoming Black Sabbath reunion shows has been an uncertainty hanging over the band and their fans for quite some time now. Original drummer Bill Ward has been in “on – off” negotiations with the rest of the band… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 9th May 2012 Download, Festival News, News, Reading and Leeds

One of the UK’s most successful hardcore punk bands of recent years, Gallows, complete with new vocalist Wade MacNeil (ex Alexisonfire) have released some details about their forthcoming plans for the bulk of 2012. The band are currently at work on a brand new album, the first to feature Wade… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 14th April 2012 Download, Festival News, News

Keeping the ball rolling at impressive speed as we hit the two month countdown to the 2012 (and tenth anniversary) edition of the Download Festival, Andy Copping and The Powers That Be in the metal towers of Donington have unleashed an impressive double announcement. Firstly, and fittingly, after the sad… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 9th April 2012 Download, Festival News, News

In addition to the news we brought you at the end of last week that Five Finger Death Punch have unfortunately had to pull out of Download’s tenth anniversary edition of the festival, during last week there were two sets of new band announcements that we thought we had better… Read More »