Metal Hammer Podcast: Download Festival, reviewed!

(Image credit: Matt Eachus / Download 2019)

The new issue of Metal Hammer is out this week and Sabaton make their debut full worldwide cover run! We go behind the scenes at their biggest gig ever, plus the issue comes with a free Sabaton sticker pack, a free buildable TANK and Avenged Sevenfold poster pack. BOOM!

Jonathan, Merl and Alice discuss the tragic news that Dave Mustaine is battling throat cancer, the influx of UK tours being announced and Tom Morello being the latest rock star to tackle with a fan’s phone.

Plus, we give Download Festival the ULTIMATE review.

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Metal Hammer

Founded in 1983, Metal Hammer is the global home of all things heavy. We have breaking news, exclusive interviews with the biggest bands and names in metal, rock, hardcore, grunge and beyond, expert reviews of the lastest releases and unrivalled insider access to metal's most exciting new scenes and movements. No matter what you're into – be it heavy metal, punk, hardcore, grunge, alternative, goth, industrial, djent or the stuff so bizarre it defies classification – you'll find it all here, backed by the best writers in our game.