The Road To Download
With Download only a matter of weeks away, Metal Hammer will be talking to all of the biggest and best bands who will be playing the festival. Listening to their hopes, dreams and memories of festival experiences and Download in particular, this time on The Road To Download it’s the turn of the UK’s brightest hopes Glamour Of The Kill who’ll be opening the Main Stage on June 15th.
When we say Download what do you think of?
Chris: A festival that i havn’t ever been able to go to before, being so strapped for cash in previous years. So the first time i go to Download, i’ll be stepping out on Mainstage!
Ben: The best weekend of the year! Getting pissed with your mates and watching your favourite bands!
When we say Donington what do you think of?
Chris: Download!! and “scream for me Donington!”
On a scale of one to ten, how much are you looking forward to Download?
Have you ever played Download before?
What is your best Download/festival memory?
Mike: Being fucked out of my head, lying on a banking with an ice cream watching Shadows Fall. Rock and roll.
Are you a big fan of festivals? Why?
Dave: Hell Yeah! Two things that we love are sitting in the sun drinking a lot of beer and going to gigs. So combine them both and times it by 10 and thats basically a festival.
What’s your biggest hope/aim for your set?
Chris: Just the obvious things really that it goes well, the crowd enjoy it and we enjoy it.
Mike: And someone gets their tits out.
What’s the worst thing that could happen?
Ben: Mike could fall off stage…again.
Dave: Yeah, thats bound to happen.
What are you bringing to make sure you make an impression?
Who are you most looking forward to seeing on the bill?
Chris: Obviously legends like Kiss and Judas Priest, but to be honest there’s plenty of great bands on so im sure wherever we end up we’ll be listening to something good!
Mike: I’m looking forward to getting torn a new arsehole by Dillinger.
Who are you most hoping to bump into and do a shot with?
All: Gene fucking Simmons.