9 episodes

A podcast to discuss all things Download Festival + any and all news related to rock/alternative music.

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A podcast to discuss all things Download Festival + any and all news related to rock/alternative music.

    EP8 Metallica secret set - 2003

    EP8 Metallica secret set - 2003

    In this episode we have a special guest on Sam Leach who talks us about some of his experiences at Download Festival 2003 and what it was like seeing Metallica play their secret set that year, just after he was drinking with the Murderdolls! It's a great chat with a great guy. We also have a catch up and discuss where we're going from here.


    You can reach us at:


    Deardownload2003@gmail.com


    Facebook


    Instagram


    Twitter


    Youtube


    Adam's spotify playlist


    Simon's Spotify playlist


    Simon's youtube


    Simons twitch channel


    Discord server


    Credits:


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/RunnerPack/sounds/87039/


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/simplewave/sounds/372876/


    Intro music - Simon Bond


    Rain sounds - Simon Bond


    Ronnie - Ronnie

    • 2 hrs 3 min
    EP 7 Senjutsu, Download announcement, Westlife and Slam Dunk

    EP 7 Senjutsu, Download announcement, Westlife and Slam Dunk

    In this episode we talk briefly about Slam Dunk festival, the recent Download Festival announcement and have an in depth chat about Iron Maidens 17th studio album Senjutsu. We also go over our top 10 Iron Maiden albums, which are vastly different to each other and somehow stumble onto talking about Westlife on 2 separate occasions.


    You can reach us at:


    Deardownload2003@gmail.com


    Facebook


    Instagram


    Twitter


    Adam's spotify playlist


    Simon's Spotify playlist


    Simon's youtube


    Credits:


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/RunnerPack/sounds/87039/


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/simplewave/sounds/372876/


    Intro music - Simon Bond


    Rain sounds - Simon Bond


    First Ronnie - Simon and his cat


    Second Ronnie - Ronnie

    • 1 hr 52 min
    EP 6 Bae Bloodstock

    EP 6 Bae Bloodstock

    In this episode Simon tells us all about his first ever experience at Bloodstock 2021. We also discuss different rituals of listening to new albums, and find out which band was Adams' favourite after listening to every band that played. (Hint, they were on the Hobgoblin New Blood stage)


    You can reach us at:


    Deardownload2003@gmail.com


    Facebook


    Instagram


    Twitter


    Adam's spotify playlist


    Simon's Spotify playlist


    Simon's youtube


    Credits:


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/RunnerPack/sounds/87039/


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/simplewave/sounds/372876/


    Intro music - Simon Bond


    Rain sounds - Simon Bond


    First Ronnie - Simon and his cat


    Second Ronnie - Ronnie

    • 1 hr 34 min
    EP 5 Bloodstock 2021

    EP 5 Bloodstock 2021

    In this episode we talk about Bloodstock 2021, a brief chat about it's history and what we think of this years line up.


    We also speak with Josh Ayerst and Drew Armstrong from the band Death By Ki who played at Bloodstock 2019. We find out what it's like to play at Bloodstock, why Drew got a special backstage tour of the Ronnie James Dio Stage and learn that sometimes you can party too hard.


    You can find Death By Ki here:


    Spotify Youtube Facebook 


    You can reach us at:


    Deardownload2003@gmail.com


    Facebook


    Instagram


    Twitter


    Adam's spotify playlist


    Simon's Spotify playlist


    Simon's youtube


    Credits:


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/RunnerPack/sounds/87039/


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/simplewave/sounds/372876/


    Intro music - Simon Bond


    Rain sounds - Simon Bond


    Ronnie - Ronnie

    • 2 hrs 12 min
    EP 4 4 Ciders and an Adam Leader

    EP 4 4 Ciders and an Adam Leader

    On this week’s podcast we have the fantastic frontman Adam Leader Of In Search Of Sun, we talk playing Download Festival some festival memories and our general thoughts on the music industry.


    In search of Sun:


    Twitter Youtube Spotify Facebook


    You can reach us at:


    Deardownload2003@gmail.com


    Facebook


    Twitter


    Adam's spotify playlist


    Simon's Spotify playlist


    Simon's youtube


    Credits:


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/RunnerPack/sounds/87039/


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/simplewave/sounds/372876/


    Intro music - Simon Bond


    Rain sounds - Simon Bond


    Ronnie - Ronnie

    • 1 hr 35 min
    EP 3 Fred Durst saved Download?

    EP 3 Fred Durst saved Download?

    Episode 3 - Fred Durst saved Download?


    This episode we discuss Download Festival 2003 and try to pry some memories from Adams' mind, and discover a good arguement for a reason why they are so few. We also talk about capture the flag at Download, and the reason why you should never go camping with Simon.


    You can reach us at:


    Deardownload2003@gmail.com


    Facebook


    Twitter


    Adam's spotify playlist


    Simon's Spotify playlist


    Simon's youtube


    Credits:


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/RunnerPack/sounds/87039/


    Explicit Intro - https://freesound.org/people/simplewave/sounds/372876/


    Intro music - Simon Bond


    Rain sounds - Simon Bond


    Ronnie - Ronnie

    • 1 hr 48 min

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