MY IMAGINARY LIFE: great festival lineups for JUNE-AUGUST 2011

Why am I still in New Zealand, when Europe is clearly where it’s AT?! (/TДT)/

Since the coming months are summer for the northern hemisphere, this means 1340983 announcements of awesome festivals in countries I don’t live in. Similar to my SW Revolution post, here are five festivals whose lineups have been announced that I wouldn’t mind attending 😉 After all, I’ve never lived the festival experience, where you stay and camp in the venue and run from stage to stage… Sounds like so much fun /sigh

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Wacken Open Air | 4-6 August 2011 | Germany
this would be my ideal birthday present this year, since my dob is the 28th hehe~ PLEASE? YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO >W<
bt’s picks: Apocalyptica, As I Lay Dying, Children of Bodom, DIR EN GREY (YOU KNOW IT!), Judas Priest, Motorhead, Ozzy Osbourne, Trivium 🙂

Sonisphere Festival | 8-10 July 2011 | UK
HOLY SHIT SO MANY CHOICES I SWEAR. I have to split by stages then.
bt’s apollo stage picks: Metallica, Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Weezer, You Me At Six, Bad Religion(!!!), Slipknot, Motorhead, Parkway Drive, Arch Enemy(!)
bt’s saturn stage picks: The Mars Volta, Opeth, Black Tide (:DDD), In Flames,
bt’s bohemia stage picks: Four Year Strong, Cancer Bats(!), Anberlin
bt’s bedroomjam.com picks: Rolo Tomassi (don’t really know them, but interested)
bt’s jagermeister stage picks: Fozzy (…Chris Jericho’s band hahaha)

Download Festival | 10-12 June 2011 | UK
this is definitely my second favorite, just because A7X and Chthonic are playing.. Just like Loud Park 2010 ;_; Therefore Saturday is automatically the best day, and Sunday looks a little too much like the SW REV lineup haha!
bt’s friday picks: Children of Bodom, Anti-Flag, Danzig
bt’s saturday picks:  System of a Down, AVENGED SEVENFOLD(!!!!!!!), All That Remains, The Devil Wears Prada, Alice Cooper, CHTHONIC(HEIOKERIUKJ!!!), Funeral For a Friend, Bowling For Soup.
bt’s sunday picks: Linkin Park, Bullet For My Valentine, The Pretty Reckless, Bowling For Soup, Madina Lake, Black Veil Brides, Silverstein.

…and some from Asia, outside Europe 🙂

Summer Sonic  | 13-14 August | Japan
X JAPAN SHALL BE GRAND.
bt’s picks: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Strokes, The Mars Volta, Maximum The Hormone, X JAPAN (GOD, THIS!), The Pretty Reckless, The GazettE (!!)

Jisan Valley Rock Festival | 29-31 July | South Korea
I’m not really aware of many Korean rock bands besides Seo Taiji & The Boys, Cherry Filter and Code Y but if you see any on the Jisan lineup (or from your brain), feel free to recommend some to me 🙂
bt’s picks: Incubus, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, ASIAN KUNG FU GENERATION (:DDD)

Will you be attending any awesome festivals in the coming months?
I will be attending all of them in my head, while daydreaming.

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