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Scream! Download Festival booker, Live Nation lead promoter and cowboy hat enthusiast, Andy Copping, is our guest on Episode 132 of Sappenin' Podcast! The big boss man takes time to celebrate the spirit of Donington, ahead of Download Pilot 2021. In this conversation, we delude secrets on what it actually takes to run one of the BIGGEST festivals in the world, his roles as a promoter, how cancelling two years on the trot due to COVID-19 has effected his plans, the pressure and layout of booking headliners, acts you wouldn't believe he's tried to get, why he still owes Metallica money, the time he made Corey Taylor cry, campaigning for more diversity behind and on the stage, dealing with genuine complaints vs twitter trolls, the spirit of rock and roll, a cheeky offer to get The Blackout back together, the origins of his famous Stetson, Download Dog tattoos and countless mind blowing stories about everyone from Van Halen to Slipknot, Iron Maiden, Foo Fighters, Guns N Roses, Blink-182, Faith No More, Limp Bizkit, Kiss, Korn, Ramstein, Biffy Clyro, Paramore, Slayer, Pearl Jam, Audioslave. The Prodigy, Chase and Status, Machine Head, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Sabbath, Frank Carter, Halestorm, Jay-Z, Kanye West and even Bros! Prepre for a true insight into the live music idustry like never before. Turn it up and join Sean and Morgan to find out Sappenin' this week!
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