On Monday 8 April Red Bull Studios will open the flood gates inviting bands from all over the UK (aged 16 – 25) to upload a band profile for the opportunity to record at Red Bull Studios London, and perform at our Download Stage alongside rock quartet Don Broco.
All applicants will be put past our panel of industry specialists with Kerrang Radio presenter Katie P, Rock Sound magazine editor Ben Patashnik, Red Bull Records label manager and music industry aficionado Angie Somerside, plus studio friends and Download Festival veterans Don Broco.
From the bands that enter 100 will be shortlisted after the closing date on 26 April and 15 will be invited down to the Tower Bridge studios to record a track. Out of the final 15 eight will then be selected by public vote and the judges to play at Download Festival.
Applications open Monday 8 April over at RedBullStudios.com/DownloadFestival