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Re: The gig thread

Post by Snowy » Sun Jul 04, 2021 8:09 am

Yeah I have tix to see Opeth this October, but am braced for a change in dates.
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Snowy » Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:44 am

Finally broke my duck, first gig since Lindemann in February 2020 and it was Devin playing the RAH. Had box seats looking down right over the stage, absolutely awesome gig. Next stop, Emperor, Bloodbath and a load of Black/Death metal at the Incineration Fest. Been sat on the tickets for over 2 years now!
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Mantis » Mon Apr 18, 2022 12:23 pm

Likewise, Ian. I went to the show last night seeing as it was announced before the Saturday date and I'm so glad I jumped on those tickets because the setlist was fantastic compared to the more regular tour material he did the night before. Such a great vibe and it was my first gig since March 2020. Managed to get right up to the front without turning up too early at all to queue too.

So many Ocean Machine and Infinity tracks. What a show.

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Re: The gig thread

Post by Snowy » Mon Apr 18, 2022 1:16 pm

We stayed overnight in a nearby hotel, and ended up sat in the hotel bar with another 4 Devy fans, two of which had VIP tickets. When they came in, they were struggling with a really big and heavy package - it turned out to be two canvases that were part of the VIP package, but man they were HEAVY. The two lads were saying that some of the VIPs had flown in from overseas and they weren't sure how much of a gift a huge and heavy canvas could be when it came to excess baggage :D
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Animalmother » Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:17 am

Was supposed to be going to my first gig in over 2 years on Monday but have to cancel it now because my gf has fucking Covid. First world problems I know but I'm still a bit gutted :(

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Re: The gig thread

Post by Drarok » Fri Apr 22, 2022 11:26 am

On the flip-side, I went to my first gig in years and caught COVID, sooooo…
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Animalmother » Fri Apr 22, 2022 3:19 pm

But was it a good gig?

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Re: The gig thread

Post by Snowy » Fri Apr 22, 2022 3:48 pm

This rolling up next, which I reckon will be great fun. Been sat on the tix for 2 years.

https://incinerationfest.com/lineup/
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Drarok » Fri Apr 22, 2022 4:28 pm

Animalmother wrote:
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But was it a good gig?
Funeral for a Friend.

They absolutely smashed it, I relived some part of my youth, and they only played songs off the first three albums — the good ones.
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Re: The gig thread

Post by ManBearSquid » Fri Apr 22, 2022 6:27 pm

I've got tickets for Meshuggah in Glasgow next month, it'll be my first show since Feb 2019. It's bizarre to think it's been so long since I've been in the presence of live music, particularly as I was relatively regularly gigging back then too.

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Re: The gig thread

Post by Drarok » Tue Apr 26, 2022 3:40 pm

I have no idea what I have tickets for these days. Some shows have been cancelled and refunds given. Some have been postponed and tickets honoured.

I'm totally lost.
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Mantis » Tue Apr 26, 2022 5:04 pm

I've got quite a few on this year owing to most of them being cancelled from 2020 onwards. Going to a couple of festivals too. Meshuggah next month is the one I'm looking forward to most though.

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Re: The gig thread

Post by Drarok » Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:28 pm

Will you be drinking, or will you have a Rational Gaze when watching?

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Re: The gig thread

Post by Snowy » Wed Apr 27, 2022 4:54 pm

I fucking love Meshuggah live, but have not got tickets this time around sadly. I tend to almost submerge myself at a conscious level and just absorb the assault of sound and light that is their show.
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Re: The gig thread

Post by Snowy » Mon May 09, 2022 3:16 pm

Incineration Festival was both mighty and also a little conflicting... read on.

The festival took place over the course of a day at four different Camden venues - Underworld, Electric Ballroom, Black Heart (?) and the Roundhouse for the headliners.

We weren't able to make it a full day out, but got to see a lot of good bands all the same - Unfathomable Ruination, October Tide, Winterfylleth, Tsjuder, Bloodbath and finally a rare gig from Emperor. And that's where things get a bit conflicted.

Now like many, I am a big fan of Emperor's musical output. I am less interested in the guitarist's history of church burning, and a lot less in the original drummers homophobic murder of a gay man back in the 90s. A murder involving him being stabbed 36 times then kicked repeatedly in the head, for which the drummer has never expressed remorse.

So - when Faust (the original drummer) is announced as coming on for the second half of the set... Yeah, not sure how I feel about that. On the one hand, he served his time. On the other, well...
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