By Jamie Giberti, 26th April 2019 Download, Festival News, News

Every year for the past several years at Download Festival, a special event occurs. On the Thursday of the festival, the Doghouse tent is turned over to a very important part of the Download Festival community – those behind the Download Forums – for the annual “Boardie Takeover“. Having grown… Read More »

By Lisa Fox, 25th April 2019 Download, Features, Festival News, News, Special Features

Zippo lighters have long been the best friend of metal fans. Undeniably cool as well as practical, these awesome dudes also bring us the second stage at Download Festival that we all know and love – The Zippo Encore Stage. 2018 saw bands including Babymetal, Parkway Drive, Rise Against, Meshuggah,… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 24th April 2019 News

Sum 41 are back with a bang! Three years on from their comeback album 13 Voices, the Canadian punk rockers with a thing for heavy metal riffs can today reveal the first details of their brand new album Order In Decline. Sum 41’s seventh album, Order In Decline will be… Read More »

By Claire Frays, 24th April 2019 Gig Reviews, News

If there’s one thing Tobias Sammet loves more than anything in the world, it is England – the home of Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris. Just look up his song England with his other band Edguy which is completely devoted to our wonderful country and the Iron Maiden bass player in… Read More »

By Connor Morris, 24th April 2019 Festival News, News, Slam Dunk

Just when we think Slam Dunk can’t pack any more bands onto their stages, they go and announce three more! First to join the already massive line up and fresh off the back of supporting Deaf Havana on their UK tour last month are Mancunian pop-punk upstarts Hot Milk who… Read More »