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Download Festival Weather

Mud and rain sends festival

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Download Festival Weather, Mud and rain sends festival, Rock fans leave Download Festival before it starts due to rain and mud. There’s muddy and then there’s muddy – which is something Download Festival attendees are finding out the hard way this weekend. The wet weather has led to scenes of mayhem at the festival site in Leicestershire, with hundreds seen wading through deep mud as they arrived for the start of the festival on Friday.

Last year, Sky Arts filmed segments of the festival, but have not confirmed whether they’ll be doing so this year. Campers began arriving at Donnington Park on Wednesday, with some taking to social media to post about the wet conditions of the festival site. Torrential rain hit the Donington Park site in the run-up to Download, which finally kicked off today (June 14).

The record, simply titled Slash, featured a string of collaborations with the biggest names in music, including Adam Levine, Dave Grohl, Chris Cornell and Fergie – and every single song banged. There was so much mud that some people on social media dubbed it “Drownload” and “Brownload”.

He also worked with Myles Kennedy on the record, before jetting off on tour with the Alter Bridge star, as well as Bobby Schneck, Todd Kerns and Brent Fritz. Punters have been left with no choice but to navigate a very muddy and often chaotic landscape as they enjoy the festival.

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