NME Festival blog: Download Festival 2018 – the ultimate metal weekender in stunning pictures

The spiritual home for rock, metal, punk and everything in between, Donington Park has been hosting legendary gigs for almost 40 years. And, much like the genres it champions, it walks a tightrope between paying its dues to the world-conquering acts of old, and championing up-and-coming talent that can carry the torch for the next […]

The Guardian festival blog: Download festival review – Guns N’ Roses dominate metal’s biggest party | Music

With everything from cacophonous extreme metal to none-more-vanilla pop-punk on offer, this year’s Download bill caters for more tastes than most – and for the second year on the trot, it doesn’t collapse into a quagmire. Denmark’s Volbeat conquer Friday with the ease of future champions, attracting a colossal and word-perfect crowd to the main […]

Download news: #DL2018 App

Latest Festival Flyer update from Download Stay up to date with all the latest #DL2018 important info, updates and schedules with our official Download Festival app!!! 🤘🔥 Get the app here 👉 https://downloadfestival.co.uk/app Download Festival Source

Download news: Old Sarum at #DL2018

Latest Festival Flyer update from Download Thinking about getting a tattoo at #DL2018? 🐶🖤 We spoke to Old Sarum Tattoo owner and artist Darren Hubbard to get the info about getting tatted at the spiritual home of rock!!! 🤘🔥 See the flash sheets he’s bringing to Download and read the interview HERE 👉 https://goo.gl/HF6LU4 Download […]

Download news: The Booker’s Guide To #DL2018

Latest Festival Flyer update from Download Want to know what acts our Download Festival bookers will be seeing at #DL2018? 🔥🤘 Booker’s Promotion Assistant Steph Van Spronsen is sharing her weekend plans with us. Check it out below 👇 The Booker’s Guide To #DL2018 There’s just 14 DAYS to go until we’re back at Donington! […]