Went to watch Linkin Park at Darien Lake yesterday. Was AMAZING. Got there at 12:45PM only to discover that there would be something like twenty-five headliners and Linkin Park would only come on at 9:15PM. So the mans declared that he wasn’t going to spend all day watching other bands perform and decided to go into the amusement park. Went on a Ferris wheel for the first time in years, and another ride called the Twister where was flipped upside down many times and therefore made the perpetual headache worse.
Went back to the arena at about 4:45PM to watch the last few headliners, which were Placebo, HIM, Taking Back Sunday and My Chemical Romance, before Linkin Park came on. The mans had managed to procure tickets very near the front, and right in the middle, so the view was incredible. Surprisingly all the bands came out on time, and by the time it was Linkin Park’s turn everyone was driven to near-madness (the mans was so excited it was so cute). The show ended at almost 11PM, but by the time had fought the traffic out of Darien Lake to the I-90 exit and arrived home it was close to 1AM.
Was a day of firsts, really. It was the first time had been to Darien Lake since coming to Buffalo, the first time seeing Linkin Park live, and the first time had had fun in a very, VERY long time.