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Slipknot confirmed as third and final headliner for Download Festival 2013

September 27th, 2012

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Download Festival have confirmed the identity of their third and final 2013 headliner: Slipknot. The eight-piece – arguably alongside Rammstein, being one of the “last” great festival headliner bands to emerge from metal – will make their first appearance at Donington Park since their 2009 headline spot, which of course has subsequently been packaged as their (sic)nesses DVD.

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Download Festival announces 22 more bands for 2012

February 29th, 2012

If you get up very early in the morning, you’ll have spotted that Download Festival‘s head promoter, Andy Copping, announced another 22 bands for this year’s festival via his Twitter account this morning. And as you’d expect from such a large announcement, it’s a mix of old and new, big and small, and awesome and just plain awful.

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Has Corey Taylor written the best Christmas song ever?

December 1st, 2010

Ever a man for festivities, Tom Dare kicks off advent by listening to Corey Taylor’s brilliant new song for this special time of year. And Mayhem.

We love Christmas more than most Swedish death metal bands love their beards, and now Slipknot frontman, Corey Taylor, has given us yet another reason to talk about it. In case you think Corey might be going soft, rest assured that ‘X-M@$’ isn’t that kind of Christmas song – after all, it features such choice lyrics as “fa-la-la-la, go fuck yourself”. You can check the full song out after the jump.

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Sonisphere Festival 2010: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

August 6th, 2010

It’s time for another Thrash Hits festival splash page – and this time it’s for Sonisphere! All of our Sonisphere Festival 2010 coverage from the weekend will be linked to on this here post, so make sure you bookmark it as it’s all you’re going to need need. That means individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and maybe even some reviews), all the dodgy rumours and salacious gossip we overhear, and every lewd photo of fit girls frolicking about at Knebworth we can rustle up will be here.

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