Download Festival GENRE ARCHIVES

Welcome to AltCorners' Download Festival Archive!

A look at the Download Festival 2023 headliners

We are a week away from Download Festival 2023! Here we take a look at the careers of the headliners for each day.

Download Festival 2023: A look at this year’s debutants

Download Festival is two weeks away! With so many artists on the bill, we've provided a handy guide for what to expect from the festival's debutants!

Download Festival launches auction with Heavy Metal Truants

As Download Festival celebrates 20 years, organisers have teamed up with Heavy Metal Truants for a special auction of memorabilia.

Download Festival announces District X fun

Download Festival’s 20th anniversary spectacle is set to be great! And more fun things to do have just been announced!

The Hu take on the 2023 Download Festival A-Z

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the bands and artists around so as Download Festival 2023 approaches, we recreated it into a special festival edition to find out what this year's line up thinks of the festival and festival life. Here Galaa from The Hu is the first to take on the challenge!

Download Festival 2023 – Ones to Watch

Download Festival 2023 is less than a month away and we at AltCorner are extremely excited! Here we give you 20 bands below the main stage headliners who we think you should not miss out on at the 20th anniversary celebrations!

Download Festival 2023 sells out and line up change

It’s official, Download 2023 is now completely sold out!

Download Festival 2023: New acts and stage splits!

Download Festival 2023 is less than two months away and we are super excited!

Download Festival 2023: Day splits and new bands

Download Festival is gearing up for its biggest event yet to celebrate two decades of awesome music! Now organisers have announced the day splits as well as more than 40 new bands!

Download Festival 2023’s new additions and changes

In case you missed the news, here's the changes to Download's village and new things to enjoy while at the festival's 20th anniversary in June!

Download20’s first line-up announcement is here!

The first line-up announcement for 2023 has arrived!

Kill The Lights at Download

At Download Festival, we caught up with Kill The Lights!

Dead Posey at Download

At Download Festival we caught up with Dead Posey!

Banks Arcade at Download Festival

At Download Festival, we caught up with New Zealand band Banks Arcade!

Monster Truck at Download Festival

We spoke with Monster Truck's vocalist and bassist Jon Harvey at Download Festival!

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