Taking place this weekend - 12th - 14th June - Download Festival are hosting an online event #DownloadTV featuring headliners KISS, Iron Maiden, and System Of A Down, as well as acts such as Korn, Deftones, Babymetal, Alter Bridge, The Darkness, Volbeat, Creeper, and tonnes more, with Biffy Clyro joining in on the fun too!
Streaming on the Download TV YouTube channel, a statement explains that “The weekend will be split into day and evening, where the day will be everything that celebrates the spirit of Download Festival, and the evening brings 2 to 3 hours of tailormade programming where Downloaders can tune in and rock out.”
Kicking off on Friday at 12pm with Doom Yoga, Trivia, KISS makeup tutorial with Gemma Stafford, Cookalong with vegan superstars BOSH, and a chance to show your best hero outfits, bands involved across the Friday day programme such as Dinosaur Pile-up, Black Futures, Theory, Of Mice & Men, and a world premiere from Chester Bennington’s previous band Grey Daze. From 7pm, Downloaders can head over to YouTube for over 4 hours of performances, exclusive interviews, and more, headlined by the one and only KISS.
Saturday starts at 12pm with RockFit bringing your morning fitness, plus cookalong with the hilarious Nat’s What I Reckon, cocktail making with Simon Wood, and tonnes of Download artist involvement from the likes of Killswitch Engage, Stonebroken, Employed To Serve, Holding Absence, Higher Power, Amaranthe, Bury Tomorrow and more. From 7pm head to YouTube for more of exclusive content and previous performances, headlined with over an hour of Iron Maiden.
The final day starts at 11.30am on Sunday with a Mind The Dog mindfulness session, then further trivia, a jam session with the talented Nandi Bushell, an insight into Download Festival France, Circus Of Horrors, guide to festival fashion with Amy Valentine, cookalong with Masterchef Simon Wood, mixology class with the one and only Rocktail Cocktail, and more artist fun with Wage War, Milk Teeth, Twin Temple, and Cemetery Sun. An earlier start to the evening segment on YouTube from 4.25pm headlined by System Of A Down who will close over 4 hours of footage.
Check out the full line-up below and head here for more info.
System Of A Down
Black Veil Brides
Bowling For Soup
Bury Tomorrow Bush
Employed To Serve
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Funeral For A Friend
Motionless In White
The Pretty Reckless
Those Damn Crows