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05.02.21 Bands I Have Seen Live! Pt. 204.24.21 Bands I Have Seen Live! Pt.1
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Bands I Have Seen Live! Pt.1

I miss live music so much. In a sort of chronological order, some of this may be fleeting glimpses at festivals. Not including the many unsigned bands seen at local venues. My dates might be slightly out
1MAB
Unstable Dream


Supporting HIM
2Cathedral
The VIIth Coming


Supporting HIM
3HIM
Love Metal


Gig cherry popped. 2004. London Hammersmith Apollo
4Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American


Supporting Green Day 2005
5Hard-Fi
Stars Of CCTV


Simple Plan were meant to play but pulled out on short notice. Apparently a local band was found to take the slot and it was Hard Fi. 2005
6Taking Back Sunday
Louder Now


x2 Supporting Green Day the first time. The singer swung the mic about a lot. Saw them again in 2008 supporting Lostprophets (ew)
7Green Day
American Idiot


2005, Milton Keynes Bowl. They used parts of this show for the Bullet in a Bible release. It was a two day event and I went on the Saturday
8Firewind
Allegiance


Opened for Dragonforce, bought this album at the merch stand afterwards. Better than Dragonforce. 2006. Saw them again at Download Festival in 2008 I think it was
9All That Remains
The Fall of Ideals


They introduced The Weak Willed as their "death metal song". Supporting Dragonforce
10DragonForce
Inhuman Rampage


Lol why not, they were all the rage at the time. 2006, Nottingham Rock City. Went to see them 2 more times in 2007 and sometime early 2010s at Download Fest
11Mastodon
Leviathan


Download Fest 2007. The infamous vid of Brent was filmed at this show
12Wolfmother
Wolfmother


Good live, dropped off after this. 2007 Download
13Korn
Korn


The tent was so full I was at the edge so can't really count it, saw them again a few years later. Meh. Download both times
14Enter Shikari
Take to the Skies


2007, just as they were blowing up
15My Vitriol
Finelines


Just waiting for Biffy. Weren't bad
16Biffy Clyro
Puzzle


Puzzle was just about to come out so they weren't playing Wembley just yet. Saw them at second stage tent at Download in 2007 then at Nottingham Rock City later that year. Two more times at Download and lastly in 2017 in Glasgow. Yeah I like Biffy
17Porcupine Tree
Fear of a Blank Planet


2007, Download. Then again in 2008 at Nottingham Rock city and once more at Download 2010 ish
18Velvet Revolver
Contraband


Download 2007
19Suicidal Tendencies
Still Cyco After All These Years


Download 2007
20Hayseed Dixie
Killer Grass


Funny band doing Bluegrass covers of rock songs. Seen them twice, took my dad to the second one. He loved it. Download Festival and again in Manchester somewhere
21Cult of Luna
Somewhere Along the Highway


Download Fest 2007
22Machine Head
The Blackening


Seen them three times, first at Download 2007. Then supporting Slipknot in like 2008 then again at Download sometime after
23Bowling for Soup
A Hangover You Don't Deserve


Hilarious. A plane went over mid set and they stopped dead, ad libbed and carried on. Saw them two more times afterwards. First at Download 07
24Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar


Awful both times I've seen him. Total diva. 2007 and 2009 ish
25Thirty Seconds to Mars
A Beautiful Lie


So bad. Jared thought the crowd would know all the words and didn't bother singing most of the songs. Turns out they didn't and it was awkward for all involved. Download 2007
26Shadows Fall
Threads of Life


Not bad, good metalcore
27Hellyeah
Hellyeah


I thought they were good. Saw them at Download in 2007 and a few years after but I forget the date
28Turisas
Battle Metal


"We thought Download was a disco festival" Then they played their cover of Rasputin. Good fun
29Chimaira
Chimaira


Heavy AF, Download 2007
30Lamb of God
Sacrament


Seen them twice, both times at Download, first in 2007
31Stone Sour
Stone Sour


Download 2007
32Killswitch Engage
The End of Heartache


Seen them twice, first at Download 2007. Both with Howard
33Dimmu Borgir
Death Cult Armageddon


Didn't see much, Download 2007
34Evanescence
Fallen


Amy Lee must have been having an off day. Not good. Download 2007
35Iron Maiden
A Matter of Life and Death


Classic band. great set. A lot from this album. Download 2007
36Linkin Park
Hybrid Theory


So good. RIP Chester. Download 2007
37DevilDriver
The Fury of Our Maker's Hand


Again, didn't see much, were Ok. Download 2007
38Anathema
Alternative 4


Supporting Porcupine Tree in 2007/8. Opened with Fragile Dreams. Hooked since
39The Ocean
Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic


Opened for Opeth. Good set
Forgot to add that Cynic played after
40Opeth
Ghost Reveries


Was at the front. Got carried away headbanging and didn't notice a transition. Mikael laughed at me. Best moment of my life
41Black Tide
Light From Above


Download 2008. One of the members couldn't make it so they played as three piece. Good bit of improvisation seeing as they were like 18 at the time. Props
42Seether
Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces


I enjoyed them. Download 2008
43Disturbed
Ten Thousand Fists


Kid Rock was meant to play but pulled out at the last minute so Disturbed played longer. There was much rejoicing. Download 2008
44Motorhead
Ace of Spades


Lemmy was so drunk. Download 2008
45Zebrahead
Broadcast To The World


Supporting Bowling For Soup in 2008/9. Fun band
46Army of Freshmen
Under the Radar


Supporting BfS in 2008/9
47Pendulum
In Silico


Download 2008. Got a mass of "metal heads" to dance silly. Great live band, saw them again a few years later
48KISS
KISS


Download 2008. Platforms, guitars with fireworks in the fretboards, all that jazz
49Judas Priest
Nostradamus


Halford came out with a aluminium cape on. All I remember is I AM NOSTRADAMUS
50Skindred
Babylon


Download 2008. These guys know how to work a crowd. Saw them a second time supporting BfMV
51A Day To Remember
For Those Who Have Heart


Download 2008. They were just breaking the UK. Great live band have to say. Saw them again in 2015
52Bullet For My Valentine
The Poison


Download 2008 and again in Wolverhampton a few years later. Before Temper Temper was a thing
53Exit Ten
Remember The Day


Download 2008
54The Offspring
Conspiracy of One


Disappointing. Download 2008
55The Wildhearts
The Wildhearts


They invited everyone to throw anything that wasn't nailed down at them. Hell ensued. Ginger caught an egg. Their set got cut short for safety concerns. Such fun. Download 2008
56Children of Bodom
Follow the Reaper


Seen them three times. First time at Download Fest 2008. RIP Alexi
57Fightstar
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead


Seen them twice, very good
58Black Stone Cherry
Rain Wizard


Very good live. Studio albums got worse after their first. Seen them three times. Download 2008 being the first time
59In Flames
Come Clarity


Download 2008
60Duff McKagan's Loaded
Sick


Supporting Black Stone Cherry in 2009
61Billy Talent
Billy Talent II


Download 2009
62Hollywood Undead
Swan Songs


Lol. Download 2009 I think
63Limp Bizkit
Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water


Pretty sure this was a comeback show. They ripped to be honest. Got two fans on stage to sing a track. Was awesome. Download 2009
64Faith No More
Angel Dust


Now this WAS a comeback show. Started with a cover of "Reunited". So so good. Think they covered Poker Face at some point. Download 2009
65Tim Ripper Owens
Play My Game


Download 2009
66Reuben
Racecar Is Racecar Backwards


Forgot this entry. Download 2007. Great set
67Five Finger Death Punch
The Way Of The Fist


What? They were good at the time? Download 2009. Pretty sure I've seem them twice. Can't recall the date
68Slipknot
Slipknot


Think they filmed a DVD of this show. Download 2009 and then in December of that year
69Trivium
Shogun


Great set. Matt still had long hair I think. Saw them again after In Waves was released. Travis on drums the first time, Nick the second
70Journey
Infinity


Good fun. Download fest
71Dream Theater
Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory


Boring. Sorry, didn't fit the bill for the day. Download 2009
72ZZ Top
Recycler


Not great :z Download 2009
73Cannibal Corpse
Kill


Supporting Bodom in 2009
74Them Crooked Vultures
Them Crooked Vultures


Why not. Great lineup. Download 2010
75AC/DC
Back In Black


They had their own stage. Just for them. Greeedy. Download 2010
76Volbeat
Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood


Great live band. Download 2010
77Deftones
Saturday Night Wrist


They get a lot of love for good reason. Download 2010
78Rage Against The Machine
Rage Against the Machine


This was after their UK number one at Christmas. And also a comeback. Amazing. Download 2010. "This one is for Simon Cowell" plays Know Your Enemy
79Steel Panther
Feel the Steel


Seen them three times. First was at the third stage at Download, the next two were on the main stage a couple of years apart. They must have the record for most boobs shown on the big screen at the festival. In fact I think after the first time this happened pc culture kicked in and they stopped having screens showing the crowd
80Airbourne
Runnin' Wild


The lead singer scaled the stage and jumped off the top scaffold. Mental case. Download 2010
81Slash
Slash


With Myles Kennedy. Seen him twice. Myles sounded better than current Axl on the GnR songs they did. Download 2010
82Billy Idol
Rebel Yell


He was actually amazing. Download 2010
83Fear Factory
Mechanize


I only recognised Dino and Burton. But they played well. Download 2010 or 12
84NOFX
Coaster


Download 2010 or 2012
85Chase and Status
No More Idols


Caused some controversy when a DJ act was booked for a rock festival. But hey, it worked with Pendulum. Apparently Rob Flynn was pissed because they were higher on the bill than Machine Head. Doesn't sound like him at all. Download 2012
86Corey Taylor
CMFT


He played Spit it Out acoustically and instead of asking people to sit down he requested we all hop on one leg instead. Was a laugh. Download 2012
87Tenacious D
Tenacious D


There was a giant blow up penis on stage at one point. They were pretty good but not as good as I would have hoped. Download 2012
88Metallica
Metallica


They played a mish mash of songs and then the Black Album in full in reverse order followed by an encore of One and Seek and Destroy. Not gonna lie it was awesome. Saw them three years later at Leeds and was unimpressed. Funny how my opinion changed
89Rise Against
The Sufferer and the Witness


Such a good live band. Saw them in Birmingham around 2012 and a few months later at Download
90Anti-Flag
For Blood and Empire


Supporting Rise Against 2012
91Flobots
Fight with Tools


Supporting Rise Against. They were good but did some weird protest against Iraq in the middle of the set which was odd
92Black Label Society
Mafia


I think this was Download 2012. Wall of Marshall amps
93Megadeth
Rust in Peace


I don't remember them being that great unfortunately. 2012
94Soundgarden
Superunknown


Think this was their comeback. I saw half their set and missed the rest because my girlfriend at the time wanted to go see Rise Against on another stage. Kicking myself now. RIP Chris. Download 2012
95Black Sabbath
Paranoid


No words. Apart from Amazing. Download 2012
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