And here we are, the final day of Download 2017. With the previous two days providing plenty of highlights the Sunday remained the busiest day for a lot of people. So we had to prepare ourselves before diving headfirst into the last day of the best weekend of the year.
Bringing a thrasher side of death metal, The Bleeding have a new album coming on the way titled ‘Rites Of Absolution‘ which brings a lot of lovely flavours!
Check out the title track of the record below!
The first wave of bands have been announced for 2017’s Download Festival! Amongst the running are headliners System Of A Down (Friday), Biffy Clyro (Saturday) and Aerosmith (Sunday). Amongst all this you have thrash icons Slayer, hardcore titans in Every Time I Die, heavy metal bashers Five Finger Death Punch and metalcore juggernauts Of Mice & Men amongst many others. Check out the full list below!
Another year, another Bloodstock Festival. This year saw some particular hefty additions to the line up so read on and find out what we made of this years heavy metal party.
Death Metal is one of the best known genres of Extreme Metal. Typically using heavily distorted, low-tuned guitars and played with styles such as palm-muting and tremolo picking. The vocals tend to be deeper than Black Metal, which is typically more wretched in style and employ guttural techniques. The drumming often features double-kick pedal use or blast beats, minor keys and atonality are also seen within a lot of Death Metal’s approach. Chromatic chord progressions and sudden time changes are also a regular feature for the genre. The lyrical themes of Death Metal are often horror inspired and quite bloodied imagery but can also be political. Read more