Metal Festival News And Information

By Greg Latham, 27th June 2019 Download, Interviews

As the early afternoon sun finally shoos away the seemingly never-ending rain, we collared Whitechapel vocalist Phil Bozeman, for a quick chat ahead of their Dogtooth stage set at Download Festival. Phil seems focused on what’s ahead, but answers all the questions put to him thoughtfully and politely, especially as… Read More »

By Jemma Dodd, 27th June 2019 Festival News

Get your summer fix of indie rock at London’s Finsbury Park, this Sunday. After two successful years, Community Festival returns for a third year on Sunday 30 June in North London, bringing together some of the best and upcoming indie names. Headlining this year’s festival are The Kooks, who first… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 24th June 2019 Download, Festival News, Gig Reviews, News

After ten days of pretty much non stop rain in the build up to the festival at times bordering on the torrential, Rock Sins really wasn’t sure what we would find arriving at the 2019 Download Festival. Stories abound in the mainstream media of attendees having given up in the… Read More »

By Claire Frays, 24th June 2019 Download, Festival News, Interviews, News

After bringing the sunshine on a rainy Friday at Download Festival, we caught up with Martijn Westerholt, the man behind the keys, songwriting and orchestras of Dutch Symphonic Metal masters, Delain, to talk endings and beginnings following the end of Delain’s trilogy, how he approaches writing for orchestras and his… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 19th June 2019 Download, Festival News, News

It’s quite hard to put Slayer’s (9) last ever UK performance into words. Being outdoors and with an audience who for the most part might well have been flagging after battling the Drownload conditions, it could have led to an anti-climax of sorts. Then you remember that this isn’t any… Read More »