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Download Festival 2011: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

July 4th, 2011

Download Festival 2011 Thrash Hits

Yeah baby! The Thrash Hits Download Festival splash page is back! All of our Download Festival 2011 coverage from the weekend is going be linked to from this here page, so give it a bookmark or just don’t close it, because it’s all you’re going to need. Individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and some tiny reviews), rumours and gossip, drinking games, stage times, dodgy photos of as many sexy ladies in various states of safe-for-work undress as we can legitimately get away with? It’s all here.

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Download Festival 2011: Betraeus @ Pepsi Max Stage – Friday, 10 June 2011

June 27th, 2011

Betraeus promo photo Thrash Hits

Let it not be said that we’re only interested in the big names here at Thrash Hits. We had already interviewed Betraeus a few months before Download Festival, as one of the up-and-coming British bands that people need to keep their eye on, but Download Festival was a good chance to get up close and personal with the boys.

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Download Festival 2011: Slaves To Gravity @ Jägermeister Stage – Sunday, 12 June 2011

June 27th, 2011

Slaves To Gravity promo photo 2 Thrash Hits

We were wet, hungover and miserable when we interviewed Slaves To Gravity backstage on the final day of Download Festival 2011. They were fresh of face, full of pep, and full of coffee and Holiday Inn scotch eggs. At the time, we were insanely jealous. At the time of writing, this has been the only time we’ve envied a man for eating a scotch egg.

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Download Festival 2011: The Devil Wears Prada @ Main Stage – Saturday, 11 June 2011

June 19th, 2011

We were obscenely hungover when we caught the latter part of The Devil Wears Prada’s Main Stage opening set on the Saturday morning of Download Festival 2011. We were still obscenely hungover later that afternoon when we interviewed them. Hangovers were something of a trend all weekend, if we’re honest.

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