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#821 custom55

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 03:48 PM

I just saw Phish, on the floor at MSG, for the first time.  


WOW !!!  I'm a fan and will definitely see them again.   Great evening meeting people, dancing and fantastic jams of music and lights.


HIGHLY recommend a Phish show.

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 01:28 AM

View Postcustom55, on 30 December 2017 - 03:48 PM, said:

I just saw Phish, on the floor at MSG, for the first time.  


WOW !!!  I'm a fan and will definitely see them again.   Great evening meeting people, dancing and fantastic jams of music and lights.


HIGHLY recommend a Phish show.

Yuck!!

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Give me MSG anyday!!

Michael Schenker!!!  MARCH 24th San Jose!!

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 11:20 AM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 20 January 2018 - 01:28 AM, said:

View Postcustom55, on 30 December 2017 - 03:48 PM, said:

I just saw Phish, on the floor at MSG, for the first time.  


WOW !!!  I'm a fan and will definitely see them again.   Great evening meeting people, dancing and fantastic jams of music and lights.


HIGHLY recommend a Phish show.

Yuck!!

NO THANKS!

Give me MSG anyday!!

Michael Schenker!!!  MARCH 24th San Jose!!

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No yuck.  Three of my high school buddies went and we had a blast.  Good friends, good music and good drink.  
Perfect evening !!!!



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Posted 24 February 2018 - 02:07 PM

The Musical Box ( PG version of Genesis ).   Attended with fellow TRF member The Cat 3 in Montclair NJ.

What can I say, we're both repeat customers of seeing this band.   Brilliant show. See this video for what I mean.  They are coming back next year to perform Lamb Lie Down in its entirety.  



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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:37 PM

Saw Anthrax and Killswitch together in Edmonton almost 2 weeks ago. Worked out great that I was in town.  Great double Bill, joey still sings amazing. He also came out for Holy Diver with KSE for a finale. Best $60 I spent in a long time

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 10:14 PM

I saw Carl Palmer on Sunday and it was wonderful. He still kicks major ass at his age, though i could tell he was worn out. He did a crazy 10-minute drum solo that I filmed every second of which I'll post on youtube in a bit.

He was such a nice guy and he told stories to the audience in between songs. I didn't get to meet him because I had nothing to get signed, but I did snap a photo of him signing merch .02 seconds before yelling, "Can we get the lights on over here? Well if you're working on it why aren't they on?" (not in a mean way, of course). If you like ELP, he is definitely worth seeing.
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Posted 31 March 2018 - 09:54 PM

View Postjamie, on 27 March 2018 - 10:14 PM, said:

I saw Carl Palmer on Sunday and it was wonderful. He still kicks major ass at his age, though i could tell he was worn out. He did a crazy 10-minute drum solo that I filmed every second of which I'll post on youtube in a bit.

He was such a nice guy and he told stories to the audience in between songs. I didn't get to meet him because I had nothing to get signed, but I did snap a photo of him signing merch .02 seconds before yelling, "Can we get the lights on over here? Well if you're working on it why aren't they on?" (not in a mean way, of course). If you like ELP, he is definitely worth seeing.
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Looks like Simon was thirsty!

I love this band. Seen them about 10 times already. Met him a few times and got some band signed items.  They're one of my favorites.Some people don't like this music played without keyboards, but I love the arrangements and Paul and Simon are great too!

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Posted 02 April 2018 - 01:24 AM

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View Postjamie, on 27 March 2018 - 10:14 PM, said:

I saw Carl Palmer on Sunday and it was wonderful. He still kicks major ass at his age, though i could tell he was worn out. He did a crazy 10-minute drum solo that I filmed every second of which I'll post on youtube in a bit.

He was such a nice guy and he told stories to the audience in between songs. I didn't get to meet him because I had nothing to get signed, but I did snap a photo of him signing merch .02 seconds before yelling, "Can we get the lights on over here? Well if you're working on it why aren't they on?" (not in a mean way, of course). If you like ELP, he is definitely worth seeing.
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Looks like Simon was thirsty!

I love this band. Seen them about 10 times already. Met him a few times and got some band signed items.  They're one of my favorites.Some people don't like this music played without keyboards, but I love the arrangements and Paul and Simon are great too!
i think it’s a cool twist on ELP’s music. the keyboards are magnificent but Emerson’s setup was absolutely gigantic.

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Posted 17 April 2018 - 04:53 PM

Saw Brit Floyd last week for the 5th or 6th time.

Always a fantastic show.

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Posted 01 May 2018 - 07:40 AM

Saw George Thorogood and the Destroyers last week at Massey Hall in Toronto.  Great R&R show.  The guy is a real showman.

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 06:56 PM

I saw U2 Wednesday night and it was amazing. I loved the stage production with the 2 big screens in the middle.  They kicked off thier tour here and there was media coverage about it and there was bad weather coming in later that night (by the time the concert was over, it was just raining, nothing severe).  They played some of my favorite songs...Who's gonna ride your wild horses, I will follow, Staring at the Sun and they sounded great!  I did some periscopes and took lots of video and pics.  I think I'm still trying to come down from it.  They have been one of my favorite bands since I was a teenager.  
I really wish I could have seen them during The Joshua Tree tour last year but they didn't come to Oklahoma and I didn't have the money for Dallas or Houston.  I'm hoping to run across a bootleg (good sounding) from one of the shows last year.

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 01:12 AM

Last night I saw Ghost and let me tell you, it was incredible. Tobias Forge is such a sweet guy. I was super excited for the meet and greet and I almost cried when i came up to him and said hello. As soon as he shook my hand i was instantly calm. Then he held my hand and we walked to the camera and took the photos and he hugged me tight. After we took the photos i thanked him and said that it was so nice to meet him, and he looked me in the eye and said, "Thank you very much, it's great to meet you too!" and i f***ing died. After that I got to see the dead Papas in their caskets so that was cool as hell, here's me with Papa II:
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I got early access to the venue so right after the m&g, me and a friend that i made in line hauled ass to the stage and we managed to get 6th row center. When the show started there were some obnoxious drunk dudes that were pushing people (i have the worst luck with being right next to people like that at concerts) and i was moved back and couldnt see past the tall guy in front of me. But shortly into the first song people just started pushing those guys out of the pit, and a guy that i was chatting with found me, then grabbed my hand and pulled me back to my original spot so i was able to get some really good pics and vids. Here's some under the cut:
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Even though i was sweaty as f**k (and covered in the confetti that rained down during Mummy Dust) i was having the time of my life. Their performance was so energetic and Tobias was being his usual goofy self when talking to the audience. They did so f***ing great, and it was really cool to hear their unreleased songs that will be on the new album. I really wanna see them at The Forum in november, i hope i can!

Oh and i have to include the fact that I met the one and only Earl, Rushhead666! That was cool as hell, it was so fun talking to him!
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Posted 07 May 2018 - 08:50 AM

Saw Sevendust last night at a little hole in the wall place in Lancaster.

Was a great show. The venue probably safely holds about 600 people so they promptly packed about 1200 in there.  The crowd was over the top with energy and the band responded and delivered.

I enjoyed it.

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 01:56 PM

Great review, Jamie!  Awesome pics, too!

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 12:06 AM

Saw my first Steven Wilson show in SLC on Sunday.

Really happy I drove myself to buy tickets in February. It was at possibly the best SLC venue, I was fifth row the whole time, and just had a great time. Liking Rush's quality of concert performance, it was nice to see that he's indeed on that level.

I had not looked at a setlist, nor have I even close to listened to every SW/PT album. So getting to hear a lot of "genuinely new to me" material in concert was a fun treat.

Counting intermissions and opening act, this show was 4.0 hours long. Not bad for $31!!

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:47 PM

Saw the final show of the As The Crow Flies tour (Chris Robinson's most recent band, of the Black Crowes) in Portland, OR.  A Robinson project never disappoints, and this show was no exception to that rule.  He surrounds himself with musician's that make an art out of showboating while staying perfectly in the pocket of a groove.  Just a flawless evening thst featured all the Crowes standards you'd want, plus great covers of CSN's Almost Cut My Hair, Deep Purple's Hush, and a Marshall Tucker tune whose title escapes me.  The star of the night was up and coming guitarist Marcus King, who absolutely stole the show.

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To top everything off, I saw the show with three of my closest friends from high school.

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 10:59 AM

Saw Primus and Mastodon on Saturday.  Weird concert pairing.  Mastodon was great.  They sounded tight and they played a very long set for an opening act.  We were there to see them specifically.

Primus is still weird, but in a good way.  I enjoyed them more than I thought I would.  I didn't know they put out a new record last December.  A bit of a concept record which they played in entirety at the show.  They also sounded really good and had a neat visual show on the screens behind the stage.

Couple the show with a nice dinner out with my brother and sister in law, I must say I had a really good time!

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 03:13 AM

On a whim I went to see the Scorpions last night.

They were unexpectedly fabulous.  Their songs are bulletproof, based around melody and harmony.  It's a big production and they really turn up to work.  Older rockers living a teetotal lifestyle to keep delivering the goods.

They were supported by Megadeth.  Oh dear.

They are comprehensively outgunned by modern metal which is much more visceral and rhythmic. They play incredibly well, but it's an older style of shredding thrash.   The trouble is metal has moved on, what once sounded intense and vibrant has lost its punch, and so Megadeth's star is waning.

Also the lead singer complained we weren't loud enough.  Well, we're not your crowd.  You're a support act.  Never imply the crowd aren't worthy of you.

The crowd no longer go wild as you have made yourself a heritage act.

In short, Megaduff = Mehtal.

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 08:59 AM

Dead & Co. Citi field NY June 16, 2018.

Not a huge fan but I went with three of my friends.  My one friend has connects so we had VIP experience pre-show which meant a private area with bar, merch area and bathrooms.  

The band came on at 7:50pm, there was a intermission and we exited the stadium around 11:30pm.  The show clocked in at 3 hours and I loved it.   A perfect night for a concert with the temps in the low 80's with low humidity.    Most people stood and/or danced for most of the show.  The pot was flowing and everybody was just having a great time.

After reading reviews and talking with other Deadheads,  they said this show is one for the books.  I'm glad I witnessed it.

John Mayer !!!

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 07:52 PM

View PostDisco, on 17 June 2018 - 03:13 AM, said:

On a whim I went to see the Scorpions last night.

They were unexpectedly fabulous.  Their songs are bulletproof, based around melody and harmony.  It's a big production and they really turn up to work.  Older rockers living a teetotal lifestyle to keep delivering the goods.

They were supported by Megadeth.  Oh dear.

They are comprehensively outgunned by modern metal which is much more visceral and rhythmic. They play incredibly well, but it's an older style of shredding thrash.   The trouble is metal has moved on, what once sounded intense and vibrant has lost its punch, and so Megadeth's star is waning.

Also the lead singer complained we weren't loud enough.  Well, we're not your crowd.  You're a support act.  Never imply the crowd aren't worthy of you.

The crowd no longer go wild as you have made yourself a heritage act.

In short, Megaduff = Mehtal.

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It's interesting to hear that about Megadeth. I didn't realize there were newer types of thrash metal. You know Dave Mustaine is never gonna acknowledge it! :lol:  Glad to hear the Scorpions brought it, and I love your last comment about mehtal!




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