Bury Tomorrow | Bristol 2014

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A couple weeks ago I went to see Bury Tomorrow in Bristol for the second time and it was as good as I expected. My friend and I ended up being a bit late as we had to go after work. The doors opened at 7pm and we eventually arrived and parked in Bristol at 7:30pm. The cue was still quite long down the street but as it had already started, we didn't have to wait too long in the cold. 

Once we got in I managed to catch the end of Slaves (US). They're a band that I have really gotten into lately so I was disappointed I missed the majority of their set. What I did managed to catch was very good though. After their set I wondered over to the merch stand, and while looking, Jonny Craig (lead singer of Slaves) walked over to meet people. I took a pass as I had only just gotten into Slaves, but I now regret not saying hi. I decided on a black Bury Tomorrow shirt and then realised that Davyd Winter-Bates (bassist of Bury Tomorrow) was stood talking to a photographer. I waited for them to finish and then decided to go and speak to him. I hate doing stuff like this as I never really know what to say without sounding like a creepy fan girl, but Davyd is one of my favourite band members and after meeting him, I like him more. He's really lovely and welcoming and you can tell that he enjoys his job and meeting people. I asked him for a photo, which he accepted. (I look awful in it from the rain, but I still really like it). 

Next up were In Hearts Wake. I checked them out a little before the gig but didn't listen to them enough to know their songs. They were good but didn't blow me away. Following were Hands Like Houses. I had heard people mention them quite a lot before and got into them a little before going to the gig and I really enjoyed their set. 
Last but not least, Bury Tomorrow. I had started listening to them quite a while a go and decided to watch their set at Slam Dunk instead of All-American Rejects. They blew me away and were so incredible that they quickly became my favourite band. They had a great presence and energy on stage, and you can see their passion in their performance which I thoroughly enjoy. Once again they had amazing energy and really got the crowd jumping, singing, moshing and creating circle pits. The atmosphere was incredible and I was happy that I got to be so close to the stage. They played a great variety of old and new songs in their set, finishing with my favourite, and probably their most popular song Lionheart. I think they are definitely underrated for how talented they are, but I am glad to see their success rise as they truly deserve it. If you get the opportunity to see them, I highly recommend it. 
SETLIST 
Man on Fire
Royal Blood
An Honourable Reign
Garden of Thorns
Knight Life
Her Bones in the Sand
Anything with Teeth
Our Gift
Watcher
Screptes
The Torch
Of Glory

ENCORE 

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Thanks for reading, April

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