Download Festival GENRE ARCHIVES

Download Festival adds five more acts to 2022 lineup!

With the festival just under two months away, Download has revealed five more exciting acts for 2022!

Download Festival reveals 2022 site improvements

Download Festival has revealed the site improvements ahead of June's full-capacity return.

Download Festival releases day tickets

Download Festival is gearing up for a full return in June by releasing day tickets for this year's festival.

Download Festival adds 14 more bands to lineup!

All the punches are being pulled by Download Festival this year as they continue to add class acts to the lineup!

Download Festival 2022 reveals day splits

Download Festival has revealed the day splits for the 2022 festival! So here you can begin to plan your weekend!

Download Pilot: a successful return to live music

Download Festival returned for a Download Pilot event as part of the UK Government's second phase of live event testing. 10,000 happy Downloaders were able to return to the home of rock - Donington Park - for a more intimate three-day camping festival. For those of us who couldn't make it, here is a round-up of the weekend.

Download Pilot lineup and ticket info

Today is a big day as general sale tickets for Download Festival pilot event go on sale! Those who had already booked tickets for Download 2022 were able to get pre-sale but general sale starts today! Here's what you need to know about the festival including line-up, ticket links and covid rules.

Download Festival’s Hallowe’en present to us all – new bands for 2021!

After the disappointment of festival season 2020 (thanks ‘rona) we are super hyped for 2021 and Download Festival have given us yet more reasons to be excited with the announcement of 17 new acts to play Donington Park between June 4-6. Megadeath, Descendants, Salem (which means Will Gould will be performing twice as his main […]

Download 2021 lineup!

We're all been left with a hole in our hearts after the cancellation of this year's festival season (thanks Covid). But we have some good news with a stellar lineup announced by Download festival for 2021!

The Glorious Sons announce Download Festival warm-up show

Before their Download Festival appearance, The Glorious Sons will prepare with a London club show.

Download Festival has major overhaul with 2020 site improvements!

Fans are set to experience the best festival yet at Download - with a whole range of site changes to make things even better!

Funeral For A Friend and more incredible acts announced for Download Festival

More than 40 new bands have been added - and NXT:UK will be returning!

Download 2020 second announcement

There's a whole lot of acts in the new announcement to join Kiss, Iron Maiden and System of A Down at Download 2020!

Download 2020 headliners announced

*FESTIVAL KLAXON* We have literally just recovered from 2019 festival season and already we are planning 2020 after the first round of announcements from Download Festival for June 12-14.

Download Festival 2019

Download 2019 was a complete mudfest, but an absolutely incredible weekend.

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