All rocked out
> Rockaway the Saga Continues was a mega celebration of bands from around the world
Eat Sh*t & Die, Killeur Calculateur, and Speedwitches.
Meanwhile, the unmistakeable classic Malaysian rock sounds of Oh Chentaku on the Main Stage were a siren’s call to all rockers in attendance. Heads began banging with hair whipping in the wind – it was a sign of things to come.
The collaboration between Hujan X Radhi OAG spurred a trip down memory lane. They not only played unforgettable fan favourites like but also a cover of by Oasis.
Up next was a band that needed no introduction. The Alleycats soon turned its set into a karaoke session, with fans singing along to each song.
As a treat, the Alleycats also did a cover of and paid tribute to its late singer, the great Loganathan Arumugam.
Next came The Changcuters, a rock band from Bandung, Indonesia, and Pop Shuvit, featuring Dave Kennedy of Angels and Airwaves, who managed to uplift the thousands in the audience with their cover of veteran band Kyoto Protocol.
Meanwhile, up on the Main Stage was American band The Get Up Kids, making its Malaysian debut.
In an interview before the performance, the band members expressed their sadness for not being able to stay and explore the country further, as they had to go back to the US for Thanksgiving.
The Get Up Kids was followed by one of the most highly-anticipated acts at Rockaway, Zainal Abidin.
Although his performance was one of the best at the event, it was short, with only four songs. Fans were clearly disappointed as Zainal did not perform one of his signature songs,
Those at Stage Three were treated to Pitahati, with a surprise appearance by Man Bai who sang his mega hit to a stunned crowd. Next came heavy metal bands Prana, Force Vommit from Singapore, Artefacts, and finally, Daarchlea.
Back on the Main Stage was One Buck Short, followed by Deja Voodoo Spells, and The Book of Spells Orchestra, who covered Queen’s
Taking Back Sunday, another band making its Malaysian debut, unleashed a charming and rocking set which ended with lead singer Adam Lazzara climbing the scaffolding at the side of the stage, singing