Bring Me the Horizon promises Malta Weekender festival will have “better sandwiches” than Fyre Festival

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Bring Me the Horizon‘s Malta Weekender festival will be better than Fyre Festival in at least one regard.

Speaking to NME about the upcoming destination event, which the “DiE4u” rockers will host and headline on the Mediterranean island country, frontman Oli Sykes declared, “It’ll be like Fyre Festival, but with better sandwiches.”

In case you blocked it out of your memory, Fyre Festival was billed as an exclusive, luxury event in the Bahamas, co-founded by rapper Ja Rule and promoted by high profile models including Kendall Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski. However, when attendees arrived, they were instead greeted with unfinished facilities and disaster relief tents.

One of the enduring images from the doomed 2017 event is of a not-so-luxurious cheese sandwich, which may or may not be fake.

Better food aside, BMTH’s Malta Weekender just needs to happen at all to have a leg up on Fyre Festival, which was soon canceled after headliners Blink-182 and other artists dropped off the bill.

Malta Weekender takes place May 26-30. In addition to Horizon’s own headlining sets, the lineup includes Bullet for My Valentine, Beartooth, Motionless in White, PVRIS and Spiritbox.

In related news, Bring Me the Horizon has helped Ed Sheeran earn a career-first with their joint rendition of the pop star’s song “Bad Habits.”

The collaboration, which the two acts performed together at the BRIT Awards in February before releasing a studio version, debuts at number two on Billboard‘s Hot Hard Rock Songs chart, marking the first time Sheeran has appeared on the ranking.

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