Download Festival 2022 Adds Deftones, Korn, Megadeth, Steel Panther, The Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, Sepultura, and More!


Download Festival 2021 is postponed to summer 2022, but the fest has wasted little time stacking the bill. Already headlined by Iron Maiden, KISS, and Biffy Clyro, seventy new bands have been added including Deftones, Korn, Megadeth, Steel Panther, The Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, and Sepultura. Watch a video teaser with the updated poster and buy your tickets now!

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KISS, Biffy Clyro, System Of A Down and More Booked for Download Festival 2021


Download Festival will return for 2021, featuring headliners KISS, Biffy Clyro, and System Of A Down and many more bands including A Day To Remember, Mastodon, Control The Storm, Gender Roles, Jamie Lenman, Myles Kennedy & Company, Deftones, Korn, The Distillers, Steel Panther, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Darkness, Black Veil Brides, Creeper, Alestorm and The Pretty Reckless. Seventy-three bands in all have been announced! Tickets go on sale on August 7th at 9 AM GMT. More bands have yet to be announced. The three-day festival takes place on 4-6 June 2021 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets will go on sale at this link here. Continue reading


Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Performing “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” Live in Berlin


Metallica is on their final run of dates of their summer Worldwired Tour of Europe, with openers Ghost and Bokassa. Watch pro-shot video of them performing their Master of Puppets classic deep cut ‘Welcome Home (Sanitarium)’ live in Berlin!

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Bokassa – Crimson Riders


In the glorious months of summer, some get excited for barbeque season or even the light-colored beers that are brewed by local craft breweries. I am a bit more inclusive as I enjoy a good barbeque, a cold beer, and upbeat music adding in some atmosphere. Fortunately, Bokassa has returned with their sophomore release in Crimson Riders (MVKA) and it perfectly compliments the summer mindset. Do not get it twisted though, this album is still a collection of heavy music so your backyard party will quickly turn into a rager.Continue reading


Bokassa Shares New Video for “Captain Cold One”, Metallica Tour Resumes Next Weekend


After dropping their explosive single “Captain Cold One” last week, Bokassa have now released a music video for it. The video was shot in Manchester, England by Video Ink, in the same locale as filming for Captain America, Sherlock Holmes, and Peaky Blinders, and where the band did their video for previous single, ‘Mouthbreathers Inc.’ The track is from their forthcoming album, Crimson Riders, set for release on June 21st. The band picks up their European tour opening for Metallica and Ghost on June 8th in Dublin, IE. Watch the clip now!

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Bokassa Streams New Single “Captain Cold One”, New Album Incoming


Party-time stoner-punks Bokassa are currently opening for Metallica and Ghost across Europe. Today they drop a new single, an ode to fun dubbed ‘Captain Cold One’! The track comes from their new album, Crimson Riders, due out on June 21st via the MVKA label. Jam it out now!Continue reading


Bokassa Shares New Lyric Video, Tour With Metallica and Ghost In June


Stoner punks Bokassa has dropped a brand new single and lyric video, ‘Mouthbreathers’, from their forthcoming new album Crimson Riders! The album releases from the MVKA label (home to Zeal & Ardor). The band will be front and center as direct support for Metallica and Ghost this summer throughout Europe. Crank it up and throw down for ‘Mouthbreathers’ right now! Continue reading