Music festivals have long been celebrated as epic gatherings that bring together passionate fans, talented musicians, and an unrivalled atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie. Among these iconic events, Download Festival stands tall as one of the most prestigious and eagerly anticipated celebrations of rock and metal music.
We know that traditional Christmas songs, Jingle Bells, 12 Days of Christmas, Silent Night and so on, don’t necessarily fit in with our ethos of creating music content for ‘the misfits, the moshers, the early morning rockers’.
The Cage EP, the new release from Billy Idol, is out now via Dark Horse Records. This new music follows Billy Idol’s 2021 The Roadside EP, which received praise from fans and critics alike. As on The Roadside EP, Idol is joined on the new project by his longtime collaborator, co-writer and guitarist Steve Stevens.
“Arctic Monkeys and The 1975… get your fishnets, Dr Martens, Stone Island and Fred Perry out,” joked Matty Healy, lead singer of The 1975 who had stepped in last moment to headline the Sunday of Reading Festival, in place of Rage Against the Machine.