Download Festival 2022: The big review

Download Festival has finally returned with a full lineup and we were there to enjoy it. Find out what we thought about being back on the hallowed turf at Donington, the changes made by the festival organisers and the acts we managed to catch across the weekend.

Expanded Download Festival for 2023

Following a successful 2022 Download, some early details about next year's big celebration have been revealed!

Download Festival 2022 ones to watch

With so many acts on the bill at Download Festival, we pick 10 who we think you should check out.

Tuesday Tunes – your 2022 Download playlist

Here's a playlist of tracks from every artist on the Download Festival 2022 lineup for you to make yourself familiar with the wide range of acts performing!

Top tips for a fun Download 2022!

It’s time for the first full Download Festival since 2019 and it could be the first festival for many. So here are some tips to help you make the most of your experience.

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.

Final line-up announcement for this year’s 2000trees!

2000trees is gearing up for a return after covid with a huge lineup. See them all here.

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!

Slam Dunk 2022 final headliner announced and more acts!

Slam Dunk Festival will take place at the start of June this year! They have started 2022 off with another lineup announcement!

Slam Dunk announce headliners

Slam Dunk attendees will get to see Sum41 and Dropkick Murphys headline next year's festival!

2000trees 2022 new lineup additions

2000trees festival has revealed more incredible acts for 2022!

Slam Dunk 2022 adds more acts!

Slam Dunk Festival has added a number of new bands to its line-up for 2022! They will be joining headliners Alexisonfire and Rancid!

2000 trees announces more acts for 2022!

Idles will be headliners for 2000 trees 2022!


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