i really wanted to go to this, but yeah, i will be going alone and really thats not much fun...
post by todayistheday nli at Mar 30,2008 4:09pm
im going alone....prob leaving at 6
post by Dankill at Mar 30,2008 4:28pm
Word on the street is:
Al talked to the guy who does merch for Despised Icon and is currently on tour doing merch for the Red Chord. He told Al, from the Palladium, that they moved the show as of today to the Upstairs.
So, if that is the case, I forsee the show selling out fast and a long line of misinformed and very angry people.
Ya might wanna call the Palladium to check if that's true.
post by todayistheday nli at Mar 30,2008 4:39pm
post by todayistheday nli at Mar 30,2008 5:19pm
if i wont get there till almost seven ....you think ill be able to get in?
I talked to most of the staff last night and they all were surprised that it was upstais too. maybe it'll get moved downstairs, but I doubt it. there will probably be 300fish people not able to get in.
post by todayistheday nli at Mar 30,2008 5:47pm
ugh nevermind..im not driving 45 minutes just to not be able to get in
genghis tron: they were better at great scotts. With that said (and the new CD out) they played a billion times better than they did at this venue the last time. It's gotta be the lighting. they ruled.
it's gotta be close. the balcoony is full and th floor is full. weird that the "usual" faces aren't in the crowd. all of the recent upstairs palladium shows have been weird like that. a lot of really drunk people stopping me to say they went to my site for the first time after soilwork.
baroness: baroness is one of the only bands in the world who's myspace I frequent. When every I do, I leave the page open until the music stops. I never compromise my computer's ability to play tetris like that for anyone one else. My only problem with their set was that it would be over way too soon. They only had 30 minutes and some technical difficulties (plus 20 minutes for sound checking the drums for some reason) made them start a minute or so late. At the 37 minute mark of their set, the sound guy started flashing tem with a light to get off the stage. At that point they kicked.. Er.. That's to strong of a word... They slipped into that slow repetitive riff that builds up slowly. Best part of their whole set. Best riff of their whole set. They finished off a 45 minute set without incident. So good.
red chord, the: kids were way into them. Way. Guy had to play stage dad and catch all the young nippers from landing on their heads on stage. Oh there were a lot of people to catch too. Even during the songs that I didn't know, I guess that they did cause they moshed out to the maximum. There was also an epic fail in the science of stagedivingcraft by chuck (the metal union). Right at the start of their set the whole crowd surged forward. That's a pretty good sign. There was also an epic stage surge during dreaming in dog years where the bouncers had no clue what to do and they just tossed dropplets in the wave of humans back into the sea, trying to keep them from pounding against the cabs. Definitely one of those "show ending" moments. After being pressed up against the wall, the new guitar player just gave up and crowd surfed.
converge were fucking awesome aside from the fact that they opened with that track off of no heroes that has that really long intro that just kurt playing the same riff over and over for like a minute and a half. they played home wrecker which is fucking awesome, and they played forsaken and some song off of when forever comes crashing that i can't remember the name of. jake bannon just started making fun of all the kids making requests too. there was like three kids dancing and a bunch of suicide silence kids pushing eachother. they closed with concubine into fault and fracture.
Who complains when Converge opens with plagues (a.k.a. the long guitar intro song)? It's heavy as fuck, and is the perfect way for them to open a set. They've done it the past 3 times I've seen them and I (as well as every other person in the room) lose my fucking mind during that part every time. I guess kids at palladium shows want the hits.