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Download Festival, 13th June – Saturday Mini Review in Pictures

Day two of Download Festival and our team are reporting in with a host of images and great action for our mini round-up of the day. Our full review of Download will be later in the week, meanwhile some shots to show you what is happening. Northlane, New Years Day, Every Time I Die, Empire,  Crown […]

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Download Festival Preview – 10 Bands To See On Sunday

Think Sunday is a day of rest? Not at the Download Festival! To conclude our previews for this year’s hard rocking shindig at Donington, here are ten bands to round off the weekend in style. Band: Mötley Crüe Stage: Main Stage Time: Why bother?: With Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars calling […]

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Download Festival, 12th June – Friday Mini Review In Pictures

Day one of Download and the Birmingham Live! team are busy and impressed. Each day we will be showing our rapid round-up of the day in pictures – later in the week the full review and loads more images will be run. Images God Damn, Fightstar, The One Hundred, Beartooth, Group shot, Amerian Fangs, Defeater, […]

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Download Festival Preview – 10 Bands To See On Saturday

Part two of our Download preview takes us to day two of the live music – here are ten bands we think should make for a scorching Saturday in Donington. Band: The Lounge Kittens Stage: Encore Zippo stage Time: 11am Why bother?: It’s Saturday morning, your head is possible a little sore and, with all […]

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Download Festival Preview – 10 Bands To See On Friday

Who’s excited about this year’s Download Festival then? We certainly are! So much so that we’re going to go through all three days of live music and pick out 10 bands we think will be worth checking out. To start with, let’s have a look at getting the weekend off to bang with our choices […]

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Download Preview – 12-14 June 2015

Download 2015

Preview: Download Festival 2015 Rock and metal’s biggest party is almost ready to roll; with just over a month until this year’s Download Festival takes over Donington Park, we take a closer loom at what’s on offer for the 2015 vintage. The Music Let’s start with Download’s reason for being; the bands. As is always […]

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Download Festival – 13th-15th June 2014

Friday. Arriving at Donington Park to the sun beaming down and the heat into the mid-twenties, the omens all point towards a great weekend of music spanning a huge variety of genres and eras. Miss May I Open up the Main Stage for the weekend and by this stage the temperature is leaning towards the […]

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Download Festival @ Donington Park, 11 – 13th June 2010

It’s that time of year again as Download Festival is once again upon us. It promised to be an amazing festival and it sure didn’t disappoint. FRIDAY 36 CRAZYFISTS- Opening with’ In the Midnights’ and joined on stage by Killswitch Engage’s Howard Jones for a surprise guest appearance for a killer performance of ‘Elysium’. It’s […]

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Pixies and The Big Moon, o2 Academy 16 September 2019

When Black Francis was Frank Black during the 1990’s he played small venues.  They were always packed, but they were […]

Pixies new album ‘Beneath The Eyrie’

It’s funny that after a band splits up and potentially will not make any more music, they are made into […]

The S.L.P @ o2 Institute, 7th September 2019

With five number one albums and a Glastonbury headline appearance under his belt, it’s been some time since Kasabian man […]

Is Bliss @ The Sunflower Lounge, 4th September 2019

After a summer sitting in fields, drinking warm beer and sleeping in tents, it was time to return to the […]

Album Review – New Model Army “From Here”

For a band approaching 39 years, New Model Army continue to be prolific, not only live but by their studio […]

Album Review – Babybird “Photosynthesis”

It is strange when you read articles about Stephen Jones, in which he is made notable for having built up […]