Metal Festival News And Information

By Jamie Giberti, 7th June 2011 Download, Festival News, News

When you attend a festival, everyone wants to see different acts. For those who are undecided, or who are going in with an entirely open schedule, this article has a few recommendations that might sway you and lead you to what could be the best performances of the weekend at… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 6th June 2011 Festival News, News

As we approach what is likely the final Judas Priest tour on UK soil more than 4 decades after they began, Rocksins features editor Jamie Giberti takes a special look at one of the bands that started it all when metal is concerned… I was very late to the party… Read More »

Download Festival 2011: The Story So Far

By Jamie Giberti, 28th January 2011 Download, Festival News, News

Since the big announcement for Download 2011 on Monday and Download booker Andy Copping’s subsequent interview, various bits and pieces of information have surfaced as a result of the interview, comments by Andy on Twitter and various other sources. Rocksins believes all the following information to be accurate but please… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 6th December 2010 Download, Festival News, News

The big news from this evening is that Linkin Park have been confirmed as the second headliner for the 2011 Download Festival. This will be the third time that Linkin Park have headlined Download after previous appearances in 2004 and 2007 and join the reformed System of a Down as… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 28th November 2010 Download, Festival News, News

According to Download Festival director Andy “Maverick_AC” Copping, the first two headliners for 2011’s installment of the Download Festival at Donington park will be revealed in the morning (Monday 28th November) at 9am. Rumours are flying as to who the acts announced will be but Rocksins’ money is on System… Read More »