Families who rock out together, stay together.
“Who the fuck’s that guy? He looks like they built the festival around him”
"He’s only just got into pop punk from TikTok. So he’s a fucking fake."
Thrashing against other people like you’re all human bumper cars is stupidly fun – and at the Download Pilot, people were finally at it again.
In the next installation of our arts and culture column, one metalhead explains what being in a band with his other half has meant to his life.
Sure, Guns N' Roses headlined but maybe comedy slogan tees were the *real* festival highlight.
Prophets of Rage might be winners, but Good Charlotte and Limp Bizkit need to cut the bullshit.
I embark on a pilgrimage in search of a people who are doing something not for a laugh, but because they enjoy it.
We asked a load of festivalgoers waking up to the confusing news on Friday what they made of it.