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Download 2017 interview: Issues!

Interview number one of Download 2017 is with Issues. We first caught up with the band at Slam Dunk 2016 (check it out here) and this time, we get co-frontman Tyler Carter and bassist Skyler Acord to talk festivals versus headline shows, Amy Winehouse and Jack Black covering Issues and Tyler’s happy place. You’re at […]

Download Festival 2017 Sunday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Sunday 11th: Fozzy (words Lizi Birt): Everyone is […]

Download Festival 2017 Saturday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Saturday 10th: Hacktivist (words Jess Powell): Hacktivist were […]

Download Festival 2017 Friday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Friday 9th: Northlane (words Lizi Birt): First band […]

Donwload Festival general review 2017

Download fever hit Donington Park as thousands of rock and metal fans descended on the spiritual home of rock for the annual three-day event. You’re first greeted by friendly stewards and security, with thei heightened security presence a welcome sight. It’s also dry for most of the weekend, something very rare for what is affectionately […]

Feature; Download Festival – Biffy Clyro

Here at Alt Corner we’re getting very excited about Download Festival. What a line up! To get us prepared for the weekend of rock we’ve picked out some of our top tracks from each headline act; this time it’s the turn of Biffy Clyro! In The Name Of Wee Man Mountains Bubbles Biblical

Normandie gear up for Download with Ghost!

Swedish rockers Normandie are gearing up for their debut Download festival appearance with the release of new single Ghost! The band are hitting the Avalanche stage on Saturday (June 10) and it’s a set you won’t want to miss! Check out Ghost, the first new music since 2016’s debut album Inguz below;  

Feature; Download Festival – System of a Down

Here at Alt Corner we’re getting very excited about Download Festival. What a line up! To get us prepared for the weekend of rock we’ve picked out some of our top tracks from each headline act; this time it’s the turn of System of a Down! Lonely Day Hypnotise BYOB

Feature: Download Festival; Aerosmith

Here at Alt Corner we’re getting very excited about Download Festival. What a line up! To get us prepared for the weekend of rock we’ve picked out some of our top tracks from each headline act; first up Aerosmith! Cryin’ Crazy Pink Jaded I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing Angel Mama Kin

Download Festival Ones To Watch

We’re well and truly about to enter festival season and we couldn’t be more excited. With Download Festival within touching distance, we’ve selected some of the best bands on this years line up that we think you should be checking out over the festival weekend. Motionless in White – Words Liz Birt Motionless in White […]

Download festival announce WWE NXT return!

Download festival has announced that WWE NXT will be returning to Donington for the duration of the festival! Between June 9-11, not only will some of the world’s hottest rock and metal acts be gracing the stages but WWE NXT’s starlets will also be showing their skills and athleticism on the hallowed turf! Announced to […]

Monster Download festival lineup announcement!

Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day […]

Good Charlotte announce Summer UK and European plans!!

Following 2016’s massive year, seeing the multi-platinum rockers return to the forefront, Good Charlotte have hinted that 2017 will be just as big! The band have announced that they will be returning to the UK and Europe this summer including a slot at Download festival! Check out the dates below; June 7th Paris, France, Le […]

We chat to Hill Valley High

We caught up with Hill Valley High front man Phil Marsh to chat about their first Download performance, his puppy's new chew toy and why you should never meet your heroes....

As Sirens Fall wonder Where You Are

Yorkshire rockers As Sirens Fall have released the first video from forthcoming debut EP The Hospital Party (out July 8). Where You Are has an awesome video which you can view here!

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