ALTERNATIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS - Takedown Festival 2015

Takedown Festival has had quite a meteoric rise since the Southampton based festival began in 2012. Amassing high profile bands such as Lower Than Atlantis, Funeral For A Friend, The Blackout and Skindred to name a few. However, it’s Takedown’s ability to find gems that makes the festival so special. Compiling some of the best upcoming bands and putting them on one bill is essentially Takedown’s quota. Over the years of Takedown Festival they have had bands such as Mallory Knox, Don Broco, Arcane Roots and Marmozets who have all gone on to be some of the biggest names in Rock music today. Takedown festival is a one day event which takes place in March and its the perfect early start to festival season.

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Interview with Create To Inspire at Takedown Festival 2015

Sean and Dan from Melodic Post-Hardcore band Create to Inspire had a chat with Brad at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

The One Hundred Interview at Takedown Festival 2015

Jacob and Phil from genre-blending four piece The One Hundred had a chat with Brad at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

Interview With ZOAX at Takedown Festival 2015

ZOAX are a band set on creating music that inspire themselves in a seemingly stale and incestuous gene-pool. ZOAX had a chat with Brad at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

Interview With Forever Never at Takedown Festival 2015

Recently reformed Melodic Rockers Forever Never had a chat with Brad at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

Interview with Rolo Tomassi at Takedown Festival 2015

James, Eva and Tom from Mathcore heavyweights Rolo Tomassi had a chat with Brad at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

Interview with Heart Of A Coward at Takedown Festival 2015

AltCorner got a chance to catch up with V and Noddy from heavyweight metal quintet Heart Of A Coward, unfortunately as it was spontaneous, we didn’t get a chance to video!

Interview with DEAD! at Takedown Festival 2015

Brad had a chat with the lovely guys from Dead! at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

Interview with Decade at Takedown Festival 2015

Joe from Bath five-piece Pop Punk band Decade had a chat with Brad at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

AltCorner Sessions: Colt 45 – ‘Lessons Must Be Learned’ Live Acoustic At Takedown Festival 2015

Neil played a beautiful acoustic rendition of his band’s track ‘Lessons Must Be Learned’ taken from their album ‘The Tide is Turning’.

Interview with Ashestoangels at Takedown Festival 2015

AltCorner had a very fun chat with Ashestoangels at this years Takedown Festival 2015 in Southampton.

AltCorner Sessions: Three Times Over – ‘Take My Hand’ Live Acoustic at Takedown Festival 2015

Mike from Three Times Over had a sit down with AltCorner and performed a beautiful stripped down acoustic version of their track ‘Take My Hand’.

Interview with Arcane Roots at Takedown Festival 2015

We caught up with Arcane Roots at Takedown Festival 2015 – These guys were just amazing!

AltCorner Sessions: dirt – ‘Insomnia’ Live Acoustic At Takedown Festival 2015

Alistair and Dan from dirt had a sit down with AltCorner and performed a hauntingly beautiful stripped down acoustic version of their track ‘Insomnia’.

AltCorner Sessions: We Deny – ‘Home Sweet Home’ Live Acoustic At Takedown Festival 2015

The female-fronted, Pop Punk band from Basingstoke played a mesmerizing and beautiful version of their track ‘Home Sweet Home’ taken from their debut album ‘Take to the Streets’.

AltCorner’s Picks Of Takedown Festival 2015 Part Two!

Bands you have to see at Takedown Festival 2015 PART TWO are as follows: Arcane Roots, Zoax, InMe, The Blackout, Decade, DEAD!, Dirt and Colt 45

AltCorner’s Picks Of Takedown Festival 2015 Part One!

Bands you have to see at Takedown Festival 2015 PART TWO are as follows: Allusondrugs, Rolo Tomassi, Three Times Over, We Deny, Forever Never, The One Hundred, Ashestoangels and Heart Of A Coward

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