Download Festival 2003 Reviews
Forget all this rock rubbish for one second and look around. You see the rolling greens of sun-kissed Donington Park; overlooked by the castle with the glistening tarmac of the racecourse below and you feel that maybe all festivals should be held here.
Download kicked some high-adrenaline rock into the consciousness of the thousands of rock fans who came down to Donington for the hottest weekend of the year so far. And Metallica turned up to play a secret gig... which was nice.
With seven writers, photographers and technical support staff on site we may have gone slightly OTT on covering Download, but for your reading pleasure, here's some of the bands we saw...