I was off to one side of the mixing tower and slightly forward, everything sounded fine to me. Perhaps one of the guitars was a touch quieter than the others but not to a problematic degree.
Yes I think it was a very odd situation, some people had really great sound, especially in the Vodafone VIP area which was behind me, yet many others were in the same sonic quagmire as me. The Download Forums have had loads of people complaining about it and saying they left early, and several others saying it was just fine!I was off to one side of the mixing tower and slightly forward, everything sounded fine to me. Perhaps one of the guitars was a touch quieter than the others but not to a problematic degree.
Dave was having a seriously good night. Normally, Adrian is my favourite of the three to listen to, but Dave won it this time. Every time he took a solo, he melted our heads effortlessly. In the crowd, complete strangers were turning to each other saying: "What the F******************?"
Bruce announced at Download that there will be a London show at the o2 on the 3rd of August, I am absolutely, completely and utterly thrilled that I'll actually be able to see the tour!!!
Hermod: the reason your leak was treated with scepticism is that it's extremely easy for anyone to post something on the internet and say that it's true. We have no idea who you or your friend are so what reason did anyone have to believe you?
And Janick does some really cool sounds in the calm piece of Seventh Son. Quite liked that.