Posts tagged Downlaod 2019
08. The Smashing Pumpkins, Main Stage on Sunday, 19:10 - 20:20

I still find it hard when Grunge is lumped in with  Classic Rock and acts from the early nineties alt rock boom are labeled veterans, as for me they still young upstarts with a new fangled sound that frankly knocked me for six. They may seem now to be fairly standard alternative Rock but at the time, The Smashing Pumpkins were ground breaking as they united lovers of indie and heavy shit like never before.

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21. Black Peaks, The Avalanche Stage on Sunday, 15:00 - 15:30

I am old and rather set in my ways, so at Download, I very rarely visit the multicoloured sugar rushtastic bouncy castle of pop punk fun that is the Avalanche stage. However now and again, an act will tempt me to forget my age and aching limbs to skip joyously past the wrestling into the very heart of the young people's neon fortress.

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