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Discover Your New Favourite Band At DL22

There’s no better place to discover your next favourite band than at Download!

We’ve compiled a playlist of all the hottest up and coming bands on the line up. Whether you’re looking for new pop punk to pogo to, or something really heavy to pump up your morning commute, you’ll find something for you here!

Looking for New….

Metal: Want seriously punchy, thrashy grooves? Dead Label have got you.

Punk: You won’t be able to get Meet Me @ The Altar‘s huge pop punk choruses out of your head. Meanwhile Melbourne’s Press Club have your craving for foot-stomping DIY garage-punk covered.

Hard rock: Anchor Lane WILL have you playing air guitar in the car. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Prog: The melodic anthems of Temples On Mars could be just what you’re after.

Post-hardcore: Check out the soaring riffs and powerhouse vocals of As Everything Unfolds.

Experimental: It’s impossible to pigeonhole Phoxjaw – their music spans about every genre of rock you can think of. Cellar Door Moon Crow blend funk and soul with rowdy rock and roll, whilst Ayron Jones incorporates hip hop and grunge into his blues-rock sound.

If you’re a fan of…

CreeperCheck out frontman Will Gould’s new side project, Salem.

The MySpace era: Static Dress‘s 00’s inspired post-hardcore will take you right back to 2006.

Huge hooks: Dragged Under mix hardcore and pop punk to deliver some serious hooks. If anarchic, angsty choruses are your bag, then The Hara are right up your street.

80’s vibes: Cassyette‘s synth infused rock will have you donning your lycra faster than you can say “Mötley Crüe”.

Nu-metal: Wargasm wash down their hefty riffs with a dose of riot grrl attitude. Feeling pissed off? Death Blooms are the perfect band to mosh out your anger to.

Rob Zombie: You’ll want to check out clown troupe The Injester‘s theatrical antics.

Good old fashioned rock’n’roll: The Scratch‘s rock’n’roll comes with a hint of traditional Irish folk music. JJ Wilde‘s gritty yet soulful tracks have been dominating the Canadian rock charts. And we challenge you not to tap your feet to Dead Posey‘s fuzzy, electronica infused sound.

All these bands will be playing Download 2022, alongside headliners KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro! It takes place on 10th-12th June in Donington Park. Tickets are on sale now – get them before they increase in price on October 1st!