With this year’s Download Festival less than four months away, organisers have weighed in with an exclusive performance from pop-punk supergroup Simple Creatures, the band featuring All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth and Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus.

Simple Creatures said: “An evening of Trash-Pop reverie awaits you at Download Fest. There will be Creatures. They will be Simple. There will be singing and dancing in a big tent. What more could you possibly want?”

The full list of new additions reads as follows:

Dinosaur Pile-Up
Goodbye June
Hot Milk
Kim Jennett
Lost Society
Nova Twins
Queen Zee
Simple Creatures
The Hu
The Picturebooks
The Wonder Years

Details of the names appearing on WWE NXT UK which returns to Download Festival this year have also been announced with the following set to appear:

Pete Dunne
Toni Storm
The Grizzled Young Veterans
Jordan Devlin
Rhea Ripley
Travis Banks
Trent Seven
Tyler Bate

For more information, please visit: the Official Download Festival website.


I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.