Posted: 21 February, 2013
by Triple M
Blink's Big Sydney Show
There was a huge turnout for Blink-182's first Oz show in bloody ages
Blink-182's triumphant return to Oz (Ashley Mar/Triple M)
There was a huge turnout for Blink-182's first tour in bloody ages as over 15,000 eager Blink-182 fans rocked it out at Allphones Arena last night for the first of Blink's three Soundwave Festival sideshows.
Blink-182 packed out their first Soundwave sideshow in Sydney (Triple M)
Triple M's Becko was there to experience all the action.
"Blink-182 were simply on fire and replacement drummer Brooks Wackerman (Bad Religion, Tenacious D) didn’t disappoint. They were pretty funny live and actually looked like they were enjoying themselves with the banter in-between songs.
"The old stuff like "All The Small Things" was awesome to hear live. In fact, you can always tell the difference between old and new fans when they singalong to the lyrics of classics like "Josie".
"Other highlights included "Down", Feeling This" and "I Miss You".
"Mid-show they showcased Wackerman with an epic drum solo and towards the end of the show, they stripped it back for an acoustic set – which everyone appreciated (they probably needed a rest!).
"Thanks guys for an incredible show. A packed house at Allphones isn’t easy to keep entertained, they kicked arse… they really did. Welcome back fellas!"
And what a way to kick off the Soundwave Festival. Best night ever.
The event poster for Blink-182's first Soundwave sideshow in Sydney (Blink-182 Twitter)
Up All Night
The Rock Show
What's My Age Again?
Dogs Eating Dogs
I Miss You
The Legend of Pat Brown (The Vandals cover)
Heart's All Gone
Ghost on the Dancefloor
All the Small Things
All of This
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