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Download Festival 2018 Overview

Friday 8th June – Sunday 10th June

Castle Donington, Leicestershire

Overview by Kevin Gaughan.

This years’ Download Festival had all the ingredients of being a right banger, with the weather forecast being ‘festival perfect’ (cloudy with sunny spells) and the usual selection of mega-headliners, I was expecting a capacity event.

The headliners were Avenged Sevenfold on the Friday, Guns N’Roses,┬ámarking their 30th anniversary since they last played, what was then, Monsters of Rock, on the Saturday, and the legend that is, Ozzy Osbourne, performing during his last ever global tour, on the Sunday. Definitely a crowd pulling line-up if ever there was one.

The crowd enjoying Ozzy Osbourne Photo: Kevin Gaughan

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