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Roskilde hopes gone up in flames

More than 100 new acts have been announced today for Roskilde only to dissapoint us (well at least me and BRL who have alredy booked tickets) with the amount of who-the-fuck-are-they bands they have listed. The only new names standing out are Cat Power, The Raveonettes, Gossip and Goldfrapp. Only Sigur Ros would save this for me, but still no word..

And continuing from the C64 Play on Tape theme, they also announced a band called The River Phoenix!!! And of course they suck big time, with songs like I'm USA You're Canada, Kittens in a Bag and 5 Wheel Drive. A real disgrace to the name...


  • Perhaps you two should reconsider and venture north:

    Ans Sigur Rós are on the bill!

  • gravatar BLR

    god....much better line-up....

    I'm selling roskilde tickets!!! anybody wants some????

  • gravatar BLR

    Roskilde sucks this year...and it's half the price in gotheborg...

  • just had to book early didnt you?

  • Roskilde rules! Whatever the lineup may be, it's the feeling that counts.
    First time i got there was 2003; i had a RockWerchter Festival in 2005 and again RF2006, 2007, 2008. It started as a 2-person trip all the way from Cyprus and by 2007 it was a 14-person group that ended in rainy Roskilde and 9-persons for 2008.
    This year we've been interviewed by a danish newspaper as a group of Roskilde Festival fans from Cyprus (even though i'm from Greece).
    Hey, if u r into RF next year, maybe we'd meet up there.

  • It was a great experience afterall (although they could have put the band schedule a bit better)..

    Next year I think we'll skip Roskilde and head to Primavera (although early to make a decision)..

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