Does Download Festival have the most predictable line-ups? – Predicting the headliners of 2021, 2022… and 2023!

Today saw the first batch of performers announced for Download Festival 2020, including all three headliners – KISS, Iron Maiden and System of a Down. So quickly, how do I feel about it? First, I am very happy about the acts who are lower on the bill. I was never a huge follower of Deftones, and upon last seeing at Download, I couldn’t help but … Continue reading Does Download Festival have the most predictable line-ups? – Predicting the headliners of 2021, 2022… and 2023!

Paris 2019: Getting frazzled in France

21st June 2019. I was experiencing a relapse of wanderlust and was on the brink of a tantrum having not long missed out on tickets for Aphex Twin’s London show at Printworks. What better time to find out that he would be headlining a music festival across the English Channel headlined by the Twin and recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Cure? … Continue reading Paris 2019: Getting frazzled in France

Predicting WWE King of the Ring

EDIT 20/07/19: Well, only one SmackDown into the competition, and one of my finalists is out of the competition. Goodbye Kevin Owens. Screw you Shane McMahon. I am really glad that King of the Ring is back. The simple tournament narrative element is something that WWE has needed to embrace for a while. The appeal of the more sterile, sport broadcast-like SmackDown around 2014, was that if anything … Continue reading Predicting WWE King of the Ring