When: 9th-11th June 2017
Where: Donington Park, Derby
Go for: The rock, obviously. The epicentre of all things banging of head, exposed of tongue and horned of fist, Download is a metaller’s paradise, where the longhair tribes of Britain leave the safety of their specialist black-windowed small-town pubs and convene to get their faces melted off by riffs that, on a good day, are hotter than the heart of the sun.
Top tip: “The folk at Download are probably the friendliest festival crowd on the planet, so don’t be afraid of getting a little rough in the moshpit” – Andrew Trendell, NME Senior News Reporter.
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