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Roam prove pop-punk can work at Download Festival 2015

Posted: Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Roam were worried about how their sugary pop-punk would go down with the Download crowd. With people struggling to get into the tent, those fears never materialised.

On a high, the Eastbourne gang bound around the stage, looking like they’re on top of the world. Their straight to the bone pop-punk is predictably infectious, but there’s surprising charm to their beaming smiles and relentless attack. As their set progresses, as does the experimentation with what they’re capable of. As they come to a jubilant finish they still can’t find a ceiling.