All posts by Kennady Smith

University student at Huddersfield. Most likely could be classed as being addicted to cats, or anything cute and fluffy. You'll probably find me hovering about at the back of most gigs in Leeds!

A Day To Remember- Download Festival 2015

In their highest festival appearance yet, A Day To Remember took the Donnington stage by storm at Download 2015. It’s been two years since the Ocala quintet played the festival, but with the audience they pulled, it’s clear they hadn’t been forgotten.

Starting their set with the astonishing ‘Downfall of Us All’, the mud-covered, rain-soaked crowd got straight into motion opening up circle pits and generally just having a fantastic time. Moving swiftly onto ‘2nd Sucks’ and ‘Right Back At It Again’, front man Jeremy McKinnon stepped out from under the cover of the stage to embrace the typical British weather with his fans. That was when he told everyone ‘we’re gonna headline this shit one day’. With the momentum the band are building at the minute, even with recently trouble with Victory Records, that day may not be too far in the future.  Continue reading A Day To Remember- Download Festival 2015

Patent Pending – Slam Dunk Leeds 2015.

After a long break, New York rockers Patent Pending have finally made a reappearance in the UK, and at none other than Slam Dunk Festival. Now, although they aren’t an overly huge band, their fan base more than make up for it. Heading to the stage hours before the set was due to begin, you could see a huge amount of fans boasting Patent Pending merch, talking about when they last saw them or just showing excitement for the upcoming set. And let me tell you, the fans were not disappointed. Continue reading Patent Pending – Slam Dunk Leeds 2015.