This weekend a 10,000 capacity Download Pilot is set to take place featuring headliners Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, Bullet For My Valentine plus many more acts across the three-day test festival. The event is set to be utilised as a gateway to getting live music back on the road as part of the second phase of the Government's scientific event research programme. Check out our top picks from the line-up of this very special music event.
Sheffield's biggest party, Tramlines Festival is set to make a triumphant return to Hillsborough Park come 23rd - 25th July. Featuring headliners, The Streets, Royal Blood, Richard Ashcroft plus a whole host of 46 already confirmed music acts across the festivals three-day line-up, plus many more names in music, art and comedy to be announced. We take a deep dive into some of the most anticipated, hyped and talked about artists, spanning a spectrum of genres from indie, metal, rock and more ahead of the long-awaited Tramlines Festival 2021.
With festival season slowly coming to a close, Gunnersville Festival promises to see the season out in style. The new tented concert series in London’s Gunnersbury Park this September will be playing host to some of the hottest names across the music industry including headlining acts Doves, The Specials and You Me At Six.
This year, 2000trees has, in a totally unsurprisingly turn of events, put together another stellar line-up of the best rock and alternative music has to offer, including some truly exemplary bands from across the spectrum of hardcore music. Here’s our guide to the ones you need to catch at the weekend.
Redhook kick us off on the final day at Download and as it happens, it's their second show of the weekend, following the Aussies' Saturday lunchtime acoustic set for Carlsberg. Today, they ramp things right up on a nearly astronomical scale to a tent that's absolutely packed for 11 in the morning.
Despite the weather-related camping challenges at this year’s Download, a decent sized crowd have woken up early and amassed at the Avalanche Stage to watch Parting Gift open the stage on day two.
There are more encouraging build ups to a major UK summertime festival than an entire week of continuous, heavy rain, but for the regulars of Download Festival, it’s nothing out of the ordinary. Lovingly nicknamed Drownload, it’s often plagued by inclement weather, but while clothes, bodies and campsites may be sodden before a single band has even played a note, it takes more than adverse conditions to dampen the spirits of UK metal fans.
A two weekend takeover of music, All Points East Festival returns for its second year, residing in London's leafy Victoria Park. Playing host to some of the most exciting names in music, the festival's rock ruling line-up on Friday 31st May saw headliners Bring Me The Horizon play a career-spanning set. The band's self-curated bill brought performances from Architects, Employed To Serve, IDLES, Run The Jewels, Scarlxrd, Sleeping With Sirens,While She Sleeps and more across the festival's six stages.
With festival season well underway, All Points East Festival returns for its second year to London's Victoria Park. Spanning across two long weekends in May and June, the festival plays host to the most exciting names in music on its multiple stages. If you're heading down to All Points East on Friday 31st May you will be treated to the festival's outstanding alternative line-up, featuring some of the hottest names in rock, metal and everything in between. Need some help to plan your day? Check out our must see bands!