Date: 13th April 2005
Tour: Subliminal Verses Tour 2005
Country, Arena: USA, Sacramento, California
Review: Shadows Fall opened and pumped the crowd up pretty good. I'd like to hear more stuff from them, because I couldn't really follow them too well. A lot of people surprisingly weren't in the arena (Started at about 8-10,000). What was cool was when the lead singer of LoG came up and sang a little bit with Shadows Fall. Pretty cool.
What else was funny was when Shadows Fall brought out the "Shadows Fall, Whisky wagon" and it was a remote control little truck that had beer in it. Then they were like "Geez it smells like WEED in here!" and that pleased the crowd..
Next was Lamb of God. They rocked ass HARD. My friend doesn't even like them and he was goin crazy. It seemed that they rushed through their songs though. Man the energy they were giving out was intense. Arena got more full. I wish I can talk more about them, but it seemed like their set was so quick. But they were dead on everything. MUCH better live than the records.
Then came SlipknoT. Once the curtain was up and they were setting things up, the arena FILLED and when Blister Exists hit, me along with everyone else in there went bananas. Pits were MASSIVE and crazy. Especially when later on Heretic played. After they played Blister Exists and Sic, Corey wanted to note that "he was under the weather and his voice isn't doing to good so he's gonna need our help singing songs" which the crowd cheered for. "Either cancel or play" he said, and he said there was no fuckin way he was going to not play here. (suck up lol) After every other song he was like "Jesus Christ, I can't even hear the damn instruments you guys are so loud."
It was basically "Karaoke with SlipknoT" because everyone else was heard besides Corey. It didn't help that Corey's mic seemed to be low and Mick's guitar was like lowered and Jim's guitars overpowering..
When we all "jumped the fuck up" in Spit it out, the WHOLE arena (and it only took like 1 minute to get down) was insane.
Here was SlipknoT's set:
# Blister Exists
# Before I forget
# Left Behind
# Heretic Anthem
# People Equal Shit
# Pulse of the Maggots
# Spit it Out
# Wait and Bleed
# (Also had drum solo)
Over all it kicked ass 5 out of 5
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