Roskilde Festival, the week long rock festival featuring 150 top bands was about to commence. 60,000 people camp out 4 days in advance, creating their own party before the stages open. The stages are ORANGE, ARENA, COSMOPOL, PAVILION and ODEON and bands are placed in order of their popularity. This year, 2 of my fav stages ASTORIA and LOUNGE, were closed dude to financial crisis. The festival is officially open on thursday while a neat 100,000 guests and staff rock this little town called Roskilde half an hour from central Copenhagen.
Day 1 (Thursday 1 July)
We started out exploring the scenes by visiting Arena stage where Paramore was playing to a houseful. It took just 2 songs for us to realize that it was some kind of a teenage fad. And later did i realize that the hype came along with their soundtrack to another hyped teen-flick – TWILIGHT. …