Friday, 11 June 2010

Festival Guide>> Download

Dates: 11-13 June

Location: Donnington Park, Leicestershire

Price: £180 (Weekend)

Headliners: AC/DC (Friday), Rage Against The Machine (Saturday), Aerosmith (Sunday)

Other notable acts: Friday - Them Crooked Vultures, Killswitch Engage, Bullet For My Valentine, A Day To Remember, Saturday - Deftones, 30 Seconds To Mars, HIM, The Blackout, Sunday - Stone Temple Pilots, Motorhead, Billy Idol, Slash.

What They're Saying: "The full shabang. Spend five nights staying at rock music’s most famous camp site, sampling the world’s biggest bands along the way."

What others are saying: "Download Festival 2010 will be 110000 people descending on one of the most famous festival grounds in the country" Virtual Festivals

What we're saying: "Three ageing headliners suggest a lack of massive rock names are emerging."


Festival Guide>> Rock Ness

The first look into a series of Summer Festivals, starting with this weekend's Rock Ness festival.

Dates: June 11-13

Location: Loch Ness, near Inverness, Scotland.

Headliners: Fatboy Slim (Friday), Leftfield (Saturday), The Strokes (Sunday)

Other Notable Acts: Friday - Friendly Fires, Pendulum, Enter Shikari, Crystal Castles, Saturday - Ian Brown, Plan B, Aphex Twin, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobious Pip, Sunday - Vampire Weekend, Doves, Chase 'n' Status, Blondie, The Maccabees.

Price: £149 (Weekend)

What they're saying: "Bring sturdy shoes or boots, waterproofs, suncream and sunglasses so you are ready for all eventualities!"

What others are saying: "Wandering around RockNess, there are a few additional attractions of interest this year, as if there hadn’t already been enough on offer." Michael MacLennan, STV.

What we're saying: "An excellent line-up consisting of many different genres, to keep everyone entertained."