'This Is Spinal Tap' to screen at Download
The Tap join Anvil as Download goes green
Photographer: Sara Bowrey14 May 2009
It has been revealed that The Tap are set to star at Download this summer, without actually being present.
Indeed, their 1984 hit 'This Is Spinal Tap' is down to play in a brand new indoor cinema as the Download campsite entertainment is revved up.
The film is out to celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2009 and will be joined on screen by Anvil's opus 'Anvil! The Story of Anvil', whose DVD release is due for the summer.
Whilst Spinal Tap are only penciled in to play live at Wembley Arena and Glastonbury this year, punters will be able to catch their fellow veterans and documentary subjects Anvil on Donington's Tuborg Stage on the Saturday (13 June).
On a green note, the festival has revealed that it will be
keeping its cup deposit scheme and beer cans for recycling program for the 2009 edition.
It has also been revealed
that further recylcling systems will be in place for all waste while punters can offset their travel impact by adding an extra
50p to their ticket order. This sum will go to local environmental projects.
Finally, for all you heroes out there,
rock's best gaming export Guitar Hero is set to return to the festival in 2009, running nightly in The Bell Tent.
for the festival are on sale now priced at £135 for a weekend camping pass. Day tickets and Guest Area
passes are also on sale.
Click here to buy Download tickets.