Download 2016

Festival season is a long way off, but that hasn’t stopped it kicking into a lower gear already, with both Download and Bloodstock having named their first bands.  Last night’s announcement that Iron Maiden will once again grace Donnington’s hallowed turf is sure to send some all a flutter and leave others calling Andy Copping a cunt.  It’s the internet after all.  I could, of course, choose to stay well away from such situations, but where is the fun in that?  So here’s some thoughts about Downloads first headliner.

Continue reading “Download 2016”

Download Preview: Sunday

So as more and more people flock to the hallowed turf of Donnington, we are onto our final day of suggestions at Ramblings About, where we are looking to point you in the direction of those bands you might not have realised were worth your time.  The Sunday traditionally see’s a classic rock edge to the main stage, but there is plenty going on elsewhere to insure that even the most avid hater of the Aerosmith’s of the world, have something to enjoy.

Continue reading “Download Preview: Sunday”

Blog at

Up ↑