Download 2010: The Round-Up

by Gig Junkie 14. June 2010 09:32
  With 100,000 rock fans descending on Donington Park this weekend for the eighth Download, making this year’s festival the biggest ever Download, organisers have proclaimed 2010 a resounding success and a highlight of the site’s 30-year history.Donington site celebrated 30 years... [More]

Can't Get Enough Of That Old-Fashioned Metal - Metal Bands On UK Tours

by Gig Junkie 9. June 2010 12:33
With Download Festival drawing closer, metal bands will be creeping out from the crevices to rock, throw-down and entertain for the next few months. Check below to see who's playing where and follow the links to buy tickets! 36 Crazyfists + Unearth10 June  Colchester Arts Centre As I Lay Dy... [More]

Killswitch Engage Replace Wolfmother At Download

by Gig Junkie 1. June 2010 11:57
  Download Festival organisers have confirmed that due to illness, Wolfmother will NOT be playing at this year’s Download. They will be replaced by US metalcore outfit Killswitch Engage, who will perform on the Main Stage on Friday 11 June. Killswitch join the exceptional blend of clas... [More]


by Anatoliy Kurmanaev 11. May 2010 17:54
In the middle of their high-profile US tour, bass player with metalcore giants As I Lay Dying Josh Gilbert (first left) talked to Gig Junkie about the band’s grassroots politics, Britain’s lazy press and the looming assault on Download. Q. ‘Beyond Our Suffering’ (firs... [More]

Twitter Shuts Down Buckcherry’s Free Song Download

by Gig Junkie 6. May 2010 15:56
Twitter has temporarily shut down the Buckcherry free single give-away because it overloaded the request queue. Buckcherry started the free song giveaway of their new single “All Night Long” yesterday as a media blitz on Twitter and Facebook. Fans can receive the new single by reposti... [More]

Spirytus UK Tour!!

by Gig Junkie 19. April 2010 09:08
'Ladies and Gentleman… Spirytus! Remember that f**king name!' So said metal superstar Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit), calling out from the stage at their London Astoria gig in 2009, having just jammed 'Full Nelson' with Spirytus frontman Ryan Walton. And this was no hollow endorsement, as Limp Bi... [More]


by Gig Junkie 13. April 2010 11:01
SLASH, THE USED, ATREYU, CANCER BATS, PORCUPINE TREE, THE DAMNED THINGS PLUS MORE SET TO PLAY THE ROCK EVENT OF THE YEAR! Proving that Download is THE ultimate rock festival with an already phenomenal line-up, another 30 incredible and eclectic acts are confirmed for the year’s most famous ... [More]

5 more bands announced for Download 2010!

by Felicity Hall 17. February 2010 20:16
  The lovely people from in charge of Download 2010 have announced 5 more bands for us all to get horribly excited about seeing this summer. Thirty Seconds To Mars, Stone Sour, Billy Idol, Lamb of God and Five Finger Death Punch have all been added to the bill for the summer-just awesome! ... [More]


by Felicity Hall 15. February 2010 21:22
  Yes, you read it right-the latest headliners for Download 2010 are none other than Aerosmith and Rage Against the Machine!! I really just cannot contain my excitement...I  was on a train when I found out and screamed rather loudly, much to the amusement of fellow passengers!   ... [More]

Download 2010 lineup announced!!

by Felicity Hall 25. January 2010 19:36
After the agonising weeks and the nail-biting countdown on the Download website, and not to mention the incredibly annoying 'site uploading, please be patient' message, the first 9 bands for 2010 have finally been announced!! What a line-up! Deftones, Them Crooked Vultures, Megadeth, Motorhead... [More]

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