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Check out promoter Andy Copping’s picks of Friday’s bill here.
Miss May I and Crossfaith: Main Stage, Friday
Powerman 5000 and Skindred, Main Stage
Rival Sons and The Temperance Movement, Zippo Encore Stage
The Answer, Quicksand, Letlive, Zippo Encore and Pepsi Max stages
News: Letlive’s Butler plays through pain barrier
Anathema, Pepsi Max Stage
Royal Blood, Skindred, Turbowolf.
Black Label Society and Within Temptation
NEWS: Within Temptation - Xzibit had to Google us
Bad Religion, Baby Godzilla
Opeth, Pepsi Max Stage
Rob Zombie, Main Stage
The Offspring, Zippo Encore Stage
Avenged Sevenfold, Main Stage
NEWS: King 810 cancel Download show after airport arrests
NEWS: More bad news, as Upon A Burning Body cancel due to illness.
Andy Copping selects the ‘must see’ acts from Saturday’s bill.
While She Sleeps, Bury Tomorrow, Main Stage
The Boss Hoss, Chevelle, The Dirty Youth, Press To Meco
Skid Row, Twenty One Pilots, Zippo Encore Stage
Arcane Roots, Lonely The Brave, Marmozets, Pepsi Max Stage
Bring Me The Horizon, Killswitch Engage, Main Stage
Sikth, Red Bull Stage
Monster Magnet, Orange Goblin, Zippo Encore Stage
Behemoth, Pepsi Max Stage
Fall Out Boy, Main Stage
Linkin Park, Main Stage
Andy Copping’s top picks from Sunday’s bill
Buckcherry, Winger, Graveltones, Red Dragon Cartel
Volbeat, Black Stone Cherry
Joe Bonamassa, Richie Sambora, Main Stage
Sepultura, Sabatan, Zippo Encore Stage
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals
Steel Panther, Main Stage
Alter Bridge, Main Stage
Aerosmith, Main Stage