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Stage: The Avalanche Stage hosted by Kerrang! Radio Day: Friday Set Time: 13:50 – 14:20

Sumo Cyco can’t be ignored. With undeniable energy and attitude, they have turned heads and toured the world with rave reviews. Kerrang! describes their debut album as a “revelation.”


Based in Hamilton, Canada, Sumo Cyco blends punk, metal and dancehall into a delicious chaotic stew, collaborating with Download Fest royalty Benji Webbe (Skindred) on the banger “Move Mountains” Sumo Cyco features lead vocalist Skye “Sever” Sweetnam who rivals any front person on the stage.


Having assembled a crazed cult following with mind bending music videos and fearless live performances, they are positioned to be the band to watch in 2019.