I can hardly contain my excitement as I will be going to Leeds festival this Friday (23rd Aug)! The lineup is so amazing and I wish I was going for the whole weekend instead of just one day! I can't wait to see Nine Inch Nails, Pure Love, Gallows & Biffy Clyro! I thought I'd put together a list of must see acts and bands at one of the UK's biggest festivals! Scroll down also for the full setlist of the weekend!
(The listed bands are not in an order of preferance)
What bands would you like to see?
Here is the Lineup!
22) System of a Down
Personally my life got a lot better when I was able to see System live at Download festival in 2011. I am sad that I won't get to see them at Leeds festival as they are brilliant live, so mental and everything inbetween! Here is them playing Toxicity at Download!
21) Pure Love
Former Gallows frontman Frank Carter's new band are amazing! I hope to catch thier set at Leeds. Is good to see such a change in style! Here is the video for the song 'Bury my Bones'
20) Bring Me The Horizon
I have seen these before at Download in 2011 and they were good! I love the fact that they are local and from Sheffield and Sempiternal is a brilliant album! I'm sad that they are not at Leeds on the day that I am there! Here is their video for 'Sleepwalking'!
I love Deftones! There is something about thier music that is so chillingly brilliant! There is a reason why they are still here when the Nu Metal scene died years ago. I will be sad to miss their set at Leeds festival. Here is a video of them performing 'Passanger' live with Hayley Willams of Paramore!
I love this band! Who knew that a welsh band playing a mixture of Reggea and heavy rock would work? And it does! I saw these at Download festival in 2011 and this is another band that I will be missing at Leeds! Here is thier video for 'Nobody'.
I personally kind of love and hate Skrillex at the same time! I would love to see his set though to get in a dubstep mosh pit! Here is his video for my favorite song of his, 'Equinox'.
16) ASAP Rocky
People might be suprised to know that I do actually like SOME hip hop! ASAP Rocky has some brilliant rap songs as well as looking pretty in Lana Del Rey's 'National Anthem' video! I would love to broaden my music experience with seeing more hip hop acts live. Here is my favorite song of his 'Long Live ASAP'.
I love Gallows! They are one of my favorite bands and Grey Britain is on my list of favorite albums. I prefer them when Frank Carter was thier vocalist but I hope to catch them at Leeds and see what they are like now they have a new vocalist! I have seen Gallows at thier infamous Nottingham Rock City gig where it was absolute chaos! Here is thier video for Misery.
14) Chase & Status
I am so annoyed that Chase & Status are not playing on the day that I am at Leeds as I have not yet seen them! They make brilliant electronic music with tinges of Drum & Bass as well as Dubstep and I love thier collaborations with Plan B. Here is them playing 'Blind Faith' at Glasto 2011!
I do like some of Eminem's older songs but not so much his new ones. I would love to catch his set at Leeds just to see how well he goes down in a headline slot. I really like his new song 'Survival'. Here it is.
12) The Blackout
I have been wanting to see the Blackout for nostalgia reasons as they are a band that I liked when I was younger. They have done some good songs and will be playing Leeds on the Sunday. Here is my the video for thier song 'Children of the Night'.
11) Jake Bugg
I absolutly love Jake Bugg! He is amazingly talented and is like the second coming of Bob Dylan. I am sad to have to miss his set at Leeds this year :/. Here he is performing 'Lightning Bolt' on Jools Holland.
10) Johnny Marr
I would love to catch Johnny Marr's set at Leeds this year. Here is my favorite song by the former member of The Smiths 'The Messenger'
I would love to see Modestep live at Leeds! Here is my favorite song by them, 'Sunlight'.
8) Flux Pavillion
I would love to catch Flux Pavillion at Leeds! You can't get much more dubstep than that! Just to be there when Bass Cannon get blasted is all I want to do! Here is the hilarious video for 'Bass cannon'.
7) Biffy Clyro
Biffy Clyro are an amazing band! I can't wait to see the Scottish legends headline Friday at Leeds festival! They take the stage after Nine Inch Nails' set and although I think NIN should be headlining, I can't wait for Biffy's set! Puzzle is my favorite album by them. Here is them playing 'Many of Horror' at T in the Park.
6) Nine Inch Nails!
These SHOULD be Friday nights headliners! I can't wait to see NIN. When money issues ment that I had to choose a day ticket instead of a weekend ticket NIN being on friday made me make this decision. Trent Reznor is a genious and I can't wait to see what the set will bring. Here is them playing 'Copy of A' from thier new album Hesetation Marks at Lollapalooza 2013!
Hadouken are one of those crazy electronic/ nu rave/ rap type bands. Confused? well it honistly works! Their set is certainly make the crowd go insane! Here is my favorate song by them called 'Mic Check'.
I am still mourning probably the worst clash in festival history... the fact that Disclosure is clashing with Nine Inch Nails! This means that I will miss Disclosure's set. All I can say is brilliant electronic music, brill bass, brill beat and Trent Reznor is apparently a fan. Here is my fave Disclosure song 'White Noise'.
3) Knife Party
I am hopefully going to catch Knife Party's set at Leeds! This is Pendulum member's new project. here is the brilliantly Dub tinged 'Bonfire'.
2) Enter Shikari Sound System
All I can say is anything Enter Shikari related will be brilliant! Shakiri Sound system is Enter Shikari's new side project getting premiered at Reading & Leeds. Here is Enter Shikari's latest tune 'Radiate'
City & Colour
Former Alex is on Fire's Dallas Green's band City & Colour make beautiful songs! I can't wait to see their set at Leeds! Here is City & Colour performing my favorite song 'O' Sister' at a Folk Festival in 2011.
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A Day to Remember, Asking Alexandria, Black Flag, Bring Me The Horizon, Cabaret Volitare, David Bowie, Deaf Havana, Enter Shikari, Innerpartysystem, Joy Division, Lana Del Rey, Metallica, New Order, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Of Mice & Men, Of Mice and Men, Placebo, Public Image Ltd, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against the Machine, Richard Hawley, Slipknot, Stone Sour, The Clash, The Cramps, The Cure, The Damned, The Distillers, The Doors, The Horrors, The Jam, The King Blues, The Kinks, The Libratines, The Misfits, The Prodigy, The Sex Pistols, The Specials, The Stone Roses, The Velvet Underground, The Who, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Minestry, Miles Kane, Jake Bugg
Edward Scissor Hands, Four Lions, Girl Interupted, Ill Manors, Labyrinth, Quadrophinia, The Full Monty, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Runaways, This Is England, Trainspotting
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Dirty Sanchez, Jackass, Misfits, Mock the Week, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Skins, The Mighty Boosh, This is England 86 and 88