Page 44 were the winners of the 2011 Red Bull Bedroom Jam and they’ve been working their way up the ranks ever since. They recently released their first full length album (You can check out our review of it right here).
The band are set to play the Red Bull stage at 4pm on Friday afternoon so check them out if you get a chance. Ahead of next weeks festival HTF caught up with the band. Check out what happened right here.
You can check out more from Page 44 over at their facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/Page44official
HTF: Are you Download regulars or virgins?
Page 44: Well this is the 3rd consecutive year we will have played so we are veterans now
HTF: What bands are you looking forward to seeing?
P: Cannot wait to see Jimmy eat World on a big stage, they are one of the bands that inspired us to start our band. Also want to see fellow Red Bull bedroom jam winners iDivide on the second stage they will smash it.
HTF: What does it feel like to be playing the Red Bull stage?
P:It’s always good to play Download whatever stage you are on but Red Bull stage is where our download fest experiences started so good to get back there.
HTF: Why should people come and see you, can we expect an epic set?
P: People should come see us because we always enjoy playing live and try put on a great performance that excites the crowd and they always go away having enjoyed it. We will be playing everyones favourites of the album
HTF: What are you going to name your camp?
P: Oooo not thought about naming it tbh, we never seem to be in the campsite long enough its just a place to crash and we go to to pick up more beers
HTF: Any camping tips?
P: Expect to get wet, we always get rained on at Download and make sure your sleeping bag is damn warm. It got so cold last year!
HTF: What was your first festival experience?
P: Our first festival experience was Download in 2011 first time i had been to a festival and first time we played.
HTF: Best band you’ve seen at a festival?
P: Well seen some Massive bands over the few years at dowload the likes of metallica, Biffy Clyro, Black Sabbath, System of a down. Last year though the most entertaining band by far were Steel Panther so much fun to watch
HTF: If you could only bring three things to a festival what would they be?
P: Wellies, Beer, some cool shades
HTF: Weirdest thing you’ve done or witnessed at a festival?
P: At Hevy Fest last year we saw this guy climb over the fence into the artist camp site, he was a proper cockney wide boy giving it the whole rhyming slang and not dressed like he wanted to be at Hevy fest and he was just telling us his mate was in a band, he stayed with us did a beer bong and then wobbled off was a bit strange!
Interviewed by: Amber Carniage