Date: 6th June 2005
Tour: Subliminal Verses Tour 2005
Country, Arena: Amsterdam Netherlands, Paradiso
1- Prelude 3.0 (CD)
2- The Blister Exists
5- Before I Forget
6- Left Behind
8- Pulse Of The Maggots
9- Everything Ends
10- The Heretic Anthem
12- Spit It Out
14- Get This
15- Wait And Bleed
17- Danger, Keep Away (CD)
Review: The door of the "ball room" opened at 18:45 p.m. There were many young and, fortunely, old people. The kids choose their way to the balcony, the above to prevent damage at the pit. Support act was Shadows Fall, great band. The whole time I was stairing at his dreads, that came doen to his knees. Their music was good, and the was a minor pitthe. Some support acts got to do it with less, but Shadows Fall ammaized the audiance. Finally they finished and the crew took their gear of the "mini" stage.
Paradiso is a small club, with a very small stage. We all were wondering how a band of 8 guys (Shawn wasn't there) could perform on such a tiny stage.
After a half hour the show finally started with the tunes of Prelude. And there they were, energetic and fucking ready for it. They strated with The Blister Exists and imidiatly there was a huge pit. The pit was awsome and heavy, by the way. Corey was astonished, we had his and the band's attention. The band was really giving all what they got, 250%.
Half the show, Corey decided to give a moment to Shawn, who's with his sick wife. He said: "family is a huge part of our life, Clown decided to leave the tour, not because he have better things to do. But his a father and a husband and his family really needs him at this moment." Slipknot dedicated Duality to Shawn.
After that the the he said that Slipknot liked to give the fucker in Holland a special treatment; the most intimate show of their tour, of their career. The most small concert.When they played Spit it out, they did the sitting on the ground part, and the hall was jumping and going out of their fucking mind. And I was relieved to see no kids at the floor, so you didn't have to be gentle in the pit. After Get this and Wait And Bleed they played Surfacing and the show ended. One of the most beatifull concerts I've ever been to and one of the best Slipknot performances.
Total attenders: less than 1500.
After the show I got the chance to talk to James.
Asked for his autograph, took pictures with him and we talked about Stone Sour.
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