Tag Archives: Download

Download Festival, 14-16 June 2019

A countdown clock graces the upper right hand corner of Download’s main page signalling the double digit days till the festival awakens. If the number doesn’t get you excited, the lineup tab certainly will! Heralded as the UKs premier rock festival, Download has a reputation for being a bombastic weekend filled with insanely talented stage […]

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Download 2018 Mini Images Review Day Three

Download 2018 day three is upon us already.  Our team continue to report in on the great choices on offer and amazing people they are meeting. Our full Download 20188 coverage (review/image) will start over the next few days. Our day three quick round up  looked like this. Images from the top   The Hives, Wayward […]

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Download Festival Day Two 9th June, 2018

Day Two of Download, its Saturday and we are ready to get started. First up WSTR. What a way to get the party started, the band announce their name for those who do not know pronounced Waster with some intro played over which includes a voice over as if they don’t realise the crowd is […]

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Download Mini Images Review Day Two

Download Day two, calm on the weather front while the bands whipped up a storm.  Our team are having a great time seeing loads of bands, listening to new music and catching the bands we love. Day two looked like this: Images in order Fever, Being as an Ocean, May Day Parade, Neck Deep, Sleep […]

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Download Festival Day One 8 June, 2018

2018’s Download Festival brings an array of sights to marvel at and I haven’t even started on the acts. People in banana outfits drinking from horns and blow up dolls strapped to peoples’ backs… It seems Download is a place where if you don’t fit into that certain criteria, you’re the odd one out. Children […]

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Download Mini Images Review Day One

The mammoth festival that is Download is upon us again and the Birmingham Live team are busy on site trying to catch and capture as much as they can. Great bands, great weather, great crowds we love the world’s premier metal festival. Each day we will be showing a quick round up of our favourites […]

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Bands we must see at Download this weekend!

The Largest UK Rock and Metal Festival continuous for its 16th year and now overtakes its former name Monsters of Rock;  something Andy Copping (Festival Booker)is really excited about, as are we. Each year has its challenges and Download organisers listen to their fans as they try to adapt to provide a comfortable experience for […]

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Download Press Day part 2

Our Birmingham Live reviewer Chris enjoyed his time at the press day for Download so much, we have a continuation article.  This time the Q+A Session is included.   Andy Copping Booker of Download Festival Andy is the Booker of Download Festival and has the joys of trying to keep people happy each year and […]

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Download 2018 Press Day

Our avid Download supporter and photographer/reviewer Chris attended the Download press day ahead of this years festival here are his main points to note for this year. The 2nd largest single festival of the year and one of the best Rock and Metal festivals is now upon us.   Download is now in its 16th […]

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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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Help needed regarding the forthcoming official documentary about Norwegian band JR Ewing

Do you remember punk/hardcore band JR Ewing?  An official documentary is being worked on and the filmakers are looking for […]

Killing Joke @ KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton 8 August, 2019

30 years is a buggeringly long time for any musical act to keep itself from splitting or killing each other. […]

Lime Cordiale @O2 Academy, 31 July 2019

Coming all the way from Sydney, Lime Cordiale took a break from the non-stop touring around Australia and New Zealand. […]

Inner City Live with Doves + Johnny Marr + The Coral + The Twang

Half way through Doves’ set at Inner City Live, Jimi Goodwin surveyed the soggy crowd in front of him and […]

Inner City Live with DOVES and Johnny Marr 28th July 2019

DOVES are playing at Perry Park this Sunday (28th July) with Johnny Marr, The Coral  and The Twang in support for Innercity Live! One […]

LiveLoudCov Summer Showcase @ Square One, Coventry 20 July, 2019

On Friday July 20th, Square One opened its doors to six up-and-coming Midlands-based bands as LiveLoudCov put on their second […]