Slipknot and Rammstein and Download, the Metal Hammer Podcast Live event, Deftones’ new single, the new Avenged Sevenfold song, Cradle Of Filth, Steel Panther,Fearless Vampire Killers, Hill looking like the guitarist from the script and much, much more. Happy Friday.
Slipknot are the third and final headliner announced for Download 2013! They join Iron Maiden and Rammstein. Yeah, Iron Maiden, Slipknot and Rammstein. Fucking amazing.
New Deftones album Koi No Yokan previewed, Iron Maiden at Download 2013 rated (HINT: 2 out of 3 of us are enormously happy), the new Down EP reviewed (and whether they could ever headline Download), Dillinger Escape Plan and Kimbra, Dragonforce, Black Tide, Black Sabbath and Bring Me The Horizon’s trolls trolled. And spectacularly so.
Here’s Part 2 of our interview with Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson! We chat about what kind of show we can expect at Download 2013, the song he’s most happy about revisiting, how the internet has changed the hype around festivals and more.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson On Download 2013: “We Can Do The Old Songs Better Now Than We Ever Could”
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson sits down with Metal Hammer to talk about Download 2013, his favourite memories of Donington and why the band’s Maiden England show will be bigger and better than any Iron Maiden set in history. Big. Here’s Part 1
Following on from last night’s blockbuster announcement that Iron Maiden will be headlining Download 2013, German pyro-mental industrial icons Rammstein have been announced as Donington’s second headliner! Holy shit!
Metal Hammer Podcast 213: Iron Maiden At Download, Deftones New Album Previewed, Bring Me The Horizon Trolls
Merl’s back from LA, and he’s only gone and heard the new Deftones album. Cheeky sod. Plus, Iron Maiden at Download discussed, Bring Me The Horizon trolls recklessly mocked, the new Down EP reviewed, Skindred probably not headlining Download, Dillinger Escape Plan and Kimbra being mates, Black Tide, Black Sabbath, Dragonforce, AxeWound and hair.
We went to see Black Sabbath play Birmingham’s O2 Academy on Saturday night, and it was a fucking blinder. Here’s five reasons why, plus that amazing Birmingham setlist…
So the saga continues… Black Sabbath have responded to Bill Ward’s in-depth statement that came out earlier in the week. Here’s what they had to say: “We have decided not to make any detailed comment on Bill’s latest statement. There are two sides to every story. We have been working hard at rehearsals making excellent progress after Tony’s treatments and we have engaged a substitute drummer for the forthcoming shows.…