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Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Download Festival 2012 Ramblings

Hello my lovelies :)

So, I'm about to head off to live in a field for 4 nights/5 days, drink copious amounts of alcohol, make some amazing memories and rock out to some brilliant bands!

It's June, it's all about DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2012!!!

I've mentioned it on my blog a bit but if you follow me on Twitter, apols for the amount of tweets about Download...waaaaaayyyyyyy toooo exciiiiteeeeeeddddd!!!!!

Here's the full line up.


Absolutely ridic, I know.

Last year it was all about A7X, Black Stone Cherry, Bullet For My Valentine and System of a Down for me.

and when we were walking to the Main Stage and realised Skindred were on. Crazy moment where we suddenly saw tens of thousands of items of clothing being waved in the air doing the 'Newport Helicopter'. Skindred are back this year, I hope this happens again! See half way through video below...


This year, Metallica, Axewound, my faves - Kids in Glass Houses. I lose count of how many times I have now seen KIGH, I think this is between 10-12th time :) I saw them on my birthday last year at Wakestock, that was pretty rad. Watching my fave bad, front row, on my freakin' birthday!

2010 we missed due to my money and my sister's work commitments.

2009 was my first Download, that was ruled by Slipknot and Limp Bizkit for me.

There are some clashes between bands and stages this year but all in all there are 38/39 bands that I would love to see!

Download Festival has given me some of the best memories that I will always treasure. I've been to a few festivals and Download is different to every other. The people are crazy-funny and friendly, the experiences are brilliant and just everything, everything about the festival rocks! I'm always talking about memories of Download 2009 and 2011 and no doubt 2012 will provide more memories that I will go on about for the rest of my life.

I love watching videos back on Youtube and thinking 'I WAS THERE!'.

I've attached some videos of previous years that were stand out memories to me below.

Music is something that I am really passionate about and rock, whilst other genres will come and go, rock and metal are the genres that will always hold a place in my heart.

I hope you all had a great Bank Holiday Weekend and start to the week, have a great week and weekend ahead. We'll be coming home Sunday night after Black Sabbath, so home around 1:30am Monday morning. Blogging will commence Monday, when I will catch up on any comments and other blogs. I will then do posts on my recent outfits (Weekend/Week in Outfits) and the exciting Download Festival in Outfits post (this is likely to be poncho-full but I still plan to wear a different outfit every day/night! No matter the weather!) and then catching up on backlogged blog posts!

So, see you all when I'm back :)

xXx

Some videos of previous year's at Download:
*WARNING - some explicit words and possibly boobies!*
If you are not a fan of swear words, please do not watch.

Slipknot - 2009
 Limp Bizkit - 2009


Avenged Sevenfold - 2011


Black Stone Cherry - 2011


Bullet For My Valentine - 2011


System of a Down - 2011



Enjoy.
x

BUTTSCRATCHERRRRRRRR!!!!!

14 comments:

  1. I'm immensely jealous of you! The day I wanted to go was sold out so I'm going to Leeds instead. The helicopter looks great.
    Enjoy!
    xo

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    1. Aww. The whole thing sold out this year, it was crazy!! Hope Leeds is good and the weather isn't like what we had a Download :-/ I know, we were like 'what...what is going on? OMG!'
      Thank you, had so much fun :)
      xx

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  2. Hope you have an absolutely lovely time. :D I'm off to Radio 1's Hackney Weekend in about 2 weeks and I am so excited. <3

    Vanese
    http://vanzthemachinee.blogspot.co.uk/
    x

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    1. Thank you, I did :) Hope you have fun at Hackney Weekend!!
      xx

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  3. You're so lucky! I'd love to go to download, KIGH are one of my favourite bands. I'm going to see blink-182 next week and I can't wait! xx
    http://louise-strawberrylaces.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I love Download, every time it's just so much fun! This year was no different, despite the horrendous weather and conditions, I had the best time :D
      Mine too, they were great, as always, though their set was too short :(
      Hope you had a great time at Blink 182 :)
      xx

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  4. Hope you've had a lovely weekend! Skindred are one of my most favourite bands, they always put on a great show! xx

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    1. Thank you, I did :D
      They are so good but we missed BOTH their sets this year in the end, sad times. I am seeing them at Hard Rock Calling in a few weeks though, yay :)
      xx

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    1. Thank you :) I will check out your blog!
      xx

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  6. You lucky girl!
    xo
    Love your blog, especially background!

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    1. Thanks, I will check out your blog :)
      xx

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