Download Festival 2012 News
Bestival is named 'Best Major Festival' as 21 awards are dealt out at the ninth annual UK Festival Awards.
Early Bird Tickets for Download Festival 2013 go on sale this Friday (15 June).
The stage times for Download Festival 2012 have been revealed for the three biggest stages at the festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary next weekend.
Weekend Camping, Weekend and Saturday tickets for Download Festival 2012 have sold out.
Bill Ward has confirmed that he will not be taking part in Black Sabbath's three summer reunion shows.
Black Sabbath have announced a homecoming show at O2 Academy Birmingham, as they prepare to headline Download Festival 2012.
Metallica's stickman Lars Ulrich revealed in an interview how he'd love to be invited to play Glastonbury Festival.
Plus loads more bands added to the bill
Several new bands have been announced for Download Festival 2012.
Hardcore-punk outfit Refused have been added to the Download Festival 2012 line-up, less than a week after their comeback UK show at Sonisphere was cancelled.
Download Festival organiser Andy Copping has spoken out about Sonisphere 2012's cancellation, as reaction continues online.
Two major live music figures will attempt to walk 144 miles from Donington to Hyde Park in aid of Cancer Research.
Europe and Halestorm are amongst the latest 12 acts added to the Download Festival 2012 line-up.
The original Black Sabbath line-up have had to cancel all live dates this summer, except Download Festival, due to Tony Iommi's battle with lymphoma cancer.
Killswitch Engage and Shinedown are among the latest acts confirmed for the Download Festival 2012 line-up, as day tickets go on sale.
Download Festival have announced six new bands for their 2012 line-up, including Killswitch Engage and Nightwish.
Black Sabbath's reunion will continue with or without drummer Bill Ward, the band have announced.
Black Sabbath's original drummer Bill Ward has threatened to pull out of the band's reunion tour and recording session unless a 'signable' contract is drawn up.
Download Festival have confirmed thirteen new acts for their 2012 line-up, appearing from June 8-10 at Donington Park.
Download Festival 2012 organiser Andy Copping has vowed that fans will be won over by Chase & Status at this year's festival, comparing them to previous dance crossover successes The Prodigy and Pendulum.
The Prodigy will take their Warrior's Dance Festival to Serbia this summer, with Skrillex set to support.
Red Bull Bedroom Jam returns for its sixth season this year, with the winning bands set to play four UK festivals.
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The Prodigy have been confirmed as the third and final headliner for Download Festival 2012.
As predicted, Black Sabbath have been confirmed as headliners for Download Festival 2012 line-up.
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Heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath have reformed, kicking off speculation over 2012 festival plans.
Download Festival 2012 tickets are now on sale with the festival dates confirmed as 8-10 June at Donington Park.