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New Music Friday

The weekend is so close that we can smell it and there’s only one thing you need to get you through until 5pm…that’s right, the Download Festival New Music Friday! Plug in and drop out to new releases from You Me At SixBabymetal, Guns N’ Roses‘ Slash and Bury Tomorrow.

You Me At Six drop new track ‘Back Again’

You Me Six’s new track ‘Back Again’ was made to soundtrack your weekend, literally. Frontman Josh Franceschi said, “’Back Again’ is quite a departure for us sonically. We took some risks, we wanted to soundtrack people’s weekends”. It takes us right back to band’s set on the Zippo Encore Stage and is a tantilising teaser for their new album ‘VI’ set to be released in October.

Babymetal release new digital live video ‘Legend – S – Baptism XX’

You can now watch the phenomenon that is Babymetal live from the comfort of your own sofa with their new digital live video, ‘Legend – S – Baptism XX’. The video is 16 tracks long and includes Babymetal’s new song ‘In The Name Of’ and their two day performance at the Hiroshima Green Arena last December. It was a special concert for the Kawaii Queens as Hiroshima is the birthplace of Babymetal lead vocalist Su-metal and the concert took place on her 20th birthday. Long live the Metal Resistance!

Slash scores soundtrack for Universal Studio Hollywood’s ‘Halloween Horror Nights’

Halloween is the unofficial Christmas of Download Festival, so we couldn’t be more hyped to discover that Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash has scored the soundtrack for Universal Studio Hollywood’s new ‘Halloween Horror Nights’ maze.

The soundtrack is based on the infamous characters featured in the maze, including the Wolf Man, The Phantom of the Opera, Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster and more. With Slash saying he created the soundtrack to “elicit a greater sense of terror for the guests” the Download Dog has already booked his tickets to LA, the sick puppy.

Relive Bury Tomorrow’s ‘The Age’ In This Behind The Scenes Video

Bury Tomorrow’s ‘The Age’ was a total monster of a track and we couldn’t stop playing it on repeat when it was released back in June. You can now dive deeper into the track, taken from the metalcore monsters ‘Black Flame’ album, as Bury Tomorrow have released a ‘The Age’ (Behind The Scenes) video, so you can get the inside scoop on how the video was made.

We’ve got more new music to fill your boots with next Friday. Don’t forget, Download 2019 is coming for you on 14th-16th June taking place once again in the hallowed grounds on Donington Park. See you there? \m/