The most incredible part of the performance was Travis’ energy – he absolutely tore his way through the songs and the multiple solo opportunities he was given. The band was fun to watch, but he was amazing.
Spearheading the punk scene back in the late 1970s with tracks like ‘No More Heroes’ and ‘Hanging Around’ which got a fantastic reception in Hyde Park, The Stranglers add a welcome slice of Brit Punk to the mix.
There’s been times, of course, where you go, “Oh God. Maybe I should just walk away from it and do something else because it’s not working out no matter how hard you try.” It’s the music that keeps you going.
“I don’t get to overrule shit. It’s a hopeless democracy.” Pelle on the dynamics and politics within The Hives
An epic day filled with epic bands; Green Day and Rancid will be joined on Saturday 1st July by Gogol Bordello, The Hives, The Living End, Beach Slang, SWMRS, Sunflower Bean and Public Access TV