10 to 12 June, Donnington Park, Castle Donnington, Derbyshire
Bands to watch: The Darkness, System Of A Down, Alter Bridge, Mr Big, Def Leppard
Two words: JUSTIN HAWKINS OF THE DARKNESS RIDING A TIGER TO HAIR-METAL GLORY! Err, we might have overrun there, but TG still holds a candle for The Darkness, so news of their reformation has bought a tear to our eye and a wee to our pants.
If that doesn’t float your boat, then there’s always the other big reformation act of the weekend to get excited about: System Of A Down. Plus there’s Alter Bridge, Mr Big and Def Leppard to send you screaming back to your rehearsal rooms.
Justin Hawkins and co. have recently released a video of The Darkness rehearsing for Download, it's most amusing.
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