Soze wrote:Bruce Dickinson...as Gandalf said, he played small clubs in the 90s when performing solo. But that *was* the 90s, when traditional metal was about as popular as herpes. But how many people actually know his solo albums? For him to headline? Not enough sadly.
I'd say his name alone would carry some weight, hell I've seen plenty of people buy tickets or watch bands "because it's X" rather than because they like the music they play. I kind of see their point but still think it's stupid to go see someone for the sake of it if you don't like their music
The WT/Sabaton thing is a bit of a moot point though, did people buy a whole festival ticket solely for the one band or did they see the band as part of the package/line up of the weekend?
Surprised Sabaton still have the momentum they do after the clunker of album Last Stand was, I hope if they do play they pretend it doesn't exist