Metal Hammer at Download Festival 2014

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As every rock and metal fan is surely aware, this weekend is Download Festival at Castle Donington. And if you can't make it (or even if you are here), this is your one stop shop for everything Hammer are doing over the weekend.

NEWS

Black Stone Cherry in surprise Donington return

Ginger Wildheart: “Lemmy’s my icon and he’s better than your icon”

Fall Out Boy still loving their reunion sex

Aerosmith entranced by ‘fabled’ England

Dying Fetus didn’t keep up with online campaign

Bury Tomorrow in lucky escape from own fans

TBDM: Metallica Glasto move showed us the way

Dayal’s fight to reach for Skyharbor

Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach bounced back from bar job

Ugly Kid Joe saved at Donington

Upon A Burning Body call off

Wylde runs Black Label Society like Page ran Led Zeppelin

Offspring’s Smash hit was trying time

Tesla live in fear of being bottled

Everywhere’s cool but home, say Radkey

King 810 jailed on the way to UK

Within Temptation: Xzibit had to Google us

FRIDAY

REVIEW: Avenged Sevenfold headline the Download main stage

REVIEW: Opeth headline the Pepsi Max stage

REVIEW: Rob Zombie on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Anathema on the Pepsi Max stage

REVIEW: Black Label Society and Within Temptation on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Powerman 5000 and Skindred on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Miss May I and Crossfaith open Download Festival

Download boss Andy Copping’s picks of the Friday bill

SATURDAY

REVIEW: Linkin Park headline the Download main stage

REVIEW: Status Quo headline the Zippo Encore stage

REVIEW: Behemoth headline the Pepsi Max stage

REVIEW: Twisted Sister on the Zippo Encore stage

REVIEW: Orange Goblin and Monster Magnet on the Zippo Encore stage

REVIEW: Killswitch Engage and Bring Me The Horizon on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Bury Tomorrow and While She Sleeps on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Iceman Thesis, Dying Fetus and Fozzy open the second day

Download boss Andy Copping’s picks of the Saturday bill

SUNDAY

REVIEW: Aerosmith close Download Festival

REVIEW: Trivium headline the Zippo Encore stage

REVIEW: Alter Bridge on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Steel Panther on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Volbeat on the Download main stage and Black Stone Cherry on the Pepsi Max stage

REVIEW: Sepultura and Sabaton on the Zippo Encore stage

REVIEW: Thy Art Is Murder and Feed The Rhino on the Pepsi Max stage

REVIEW: Richie Sambora and Joe Bonamassa on the Download main stage

REVIEW: Red Dragon Cartel, Winger, The Graveltones and Buckcherry on the Download main stage