Download Festival

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter pulls out of UK and European tour dates

The shows include their slot at Download Festival next month

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes join Download line-up

More acts for this year's Download have been unveiled

Download bosses talk festival improvements and tease 2023 headliners

Festival Republic boss Melvin Benn and Download booker Andy Copping on access, inclusivity, green issues and late night fun – as well as having next year's headliners already booked

The Distillers postpone UK and European summer tour

The Brody Dalle-fronted band were due to headline the second stage at Download

Download Festival announces major site improvements for 2022

Changes include shorter walking times back to camp and a new car park

Download Festival adds Skindred, Yonaka and more to 2022 line-up

The festival returns to Donington Park in June

Metallica to headline inaugural Download Festival Germany in 2022

Five Finger Death Punch and Sabaton are also confirmed for next year's debut German iteration of the festival

Download Festival boss recalls how Joey Jordison “saved the day” by drumming for Metallica

"Seeing Joey play with Metallica in his Slipknot mask was something I will never forget"