Download Festival 2010 Features
Anyone who can remember rolling around fields as far back as June obviously wasn't there, so join us as we take a rake to the Virtual Festivals brain box and attempt to scrape back the memories of a massive festival month.
With the World Cup over and the festival season puffing its way through until September, we got Jamie Skey to do his best Alan Hanson impression and give us a full half time analysis of what has happened so far this year.
Right, I've got some festival tickets but they're all for next weekend, so get your skates on.
Ben Parkinson looks ahead to one of this week's big festival draws, Download Festival.
"I'm not having hip hop at Glastonbury. It's wrong," said Noel Gallagher in 2008. And it's a view that sounds as worn and outdated as anything Oasis managed in their last eight years. Here Jamie Barker marks the history of hip hop at festivals...
With the headline act for nearly every festival being a brilliant but possibly past it golden oldie, are we giving a cold shoulder to some impressive new acts who may need the chance to shine? Asks Matt Miles.
Alwight? I'll keep the intros snappy; I'm The Ticket Trout, the geezer who trawls the net for the best festival tickets around. I've got a few deals for you.
Grunge effectively whimpered out with the passing of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain but with Pearl Jam, The Stone Pilots and maybe Soundgarden around this summer, is grunge set for a festival revival? Jamie Skey finds out.
After kidnapping Colombo, formulating an Einstein-esque equation and paying a number of significant bribes to the right people, we've finally discovered the bands we think will be headlining festivals this summer...