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Features The Download Pilot was an event we'll never forget. But has it saved our summer?

The Download Pilot was the rock community’s first taste of normality in nearly two years. But will it be enough to save the rest of us?

Features In Pictures: The faces of Download Pilot 2021

A view of the dedicated rock and metal fans who made the Download Pilot festival a weekend to remember.

Features "I did a little cry because I was so happy to have it back": What Download Pilot means to the fans

As part of our return to live music, 10,000 rock and metal fans took part in Download Pilot. Here, we find out just how it felt to be back at Donington…

Features What happened when Bullet For My Valentine headlined Download Pilot

After more than a decade and a half, Bullet For My Valentine fulfil their destiny by headlining a sold-out Download Festival.

Features What happened when Enter Shikari headlined Download Pilot

Enter Shikari reconfirm their status as one of Britain’s best live bands as they headline Download Pilot on Saturday night.

Features Download Pilot 2021: The Big Review

The ultimate review of Download Pilot with every single band covered!

The News This weekend: Kerrang! brings you unparalleled coverage of Download Pilot

This weekend, join Kerrang! in celebrating the return of live music with our unbeatable coverage of Download Pilot

The News Stage times announced for Download Pilot 2021

Here are all the stage times for the Download festival pilot event