Gig & Festival - RockerShaun in Elton John Leicester SCANDAL! Page 178 for details!

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by KingK » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:40 am

5th time and they still dont disappoint. Metallica rocked the Etihad, despite the pouring rain.

Ghost were good too. Knew a couple of their songs but their stage presence was good. Enjoyed their hour long set

Next gig is KISS in 3 weeks with the wife and kids. Still got Volbeat and Muse (again) in Sept too. Loving this year's gigs

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by Wrathy » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:15 am

Ghost are going to be strawberry floating enormous. The sound was diabolical for their set in the Etihad but you can just tell their stage presence, their song writing, and their control of a crowd which isn’t even their own is coming on leaps and bounds. Absolutely loved them since the first album, couldn’t be happier to see them growing. :wub:

As for Metallica... 18th show, what more do you need to know? They were awesome and I finally got a song from St Anger (i like the album) and finally got Disposable Heroes. their new outdoors setup is immense - those screens really do dominate the place. Looking forward to show 19 in London in a couple of days time. :)

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by KingK » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:25 pm

Where were you? The sound for Ghost was fine for me, and Tallica too obvs. But I did read some people up in the gods at the back were complaining about the sound and apparently left early as a result!

I was in the lower tier of the block to the left of the stage. Great unobstructed view of the whole band all night, although didn’t get to fully appreciate the giant screens due to the angle I was at. But, the main thing is watching the band themselves not the tv so I’m happy.
Plus I stayed dry all night too :lol:

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by Corazon de Leon » Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:49 pm

What St Anger did you get? Title track?

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by more heat than light » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:04 pm

Corazon de Leon wrote:What St Anger did you get? Title track?


Apparently so.

https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/metallic ... 1c8a7.html

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by Wrathy » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:36 pm

KingK wrote:Where were you? The sound for Ghost was fine for me, and Tallica too obvs. But I did read some people up in the gods at the back were complaining about the sound and apparently left early as a result!

I was in the lower tier of the block to the left of the stage. Great unobstructed view of the whole band all night, although didn’t get to fully appreciate the giant screens due to the angle I was at. But, the main thing is watching the band themselves not the tv so I’m happy.
Plus I stayed dry all night too :lol:

Enjoy #19


Nah I was down in the middle of the golden circle. Various spots at all sorts of angles cos I didn't want to settle for somewhere with bad sound, and I didn't want to breathing second hand smoke all night (which pushed me away from a fairly good one!)

It was fine for Metallica so I guess it was just one of those "we didn't turn it up properly for the support" things.

19 should hopefully have a couple of changes so fingers crossed I get Frantic (the other St Anger song they're rotating) and a couple of others :D

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by Corazon de Leon » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:40 pm

I see you're a rare St. Anger fan, but if I'd paid £100 and travelled to Manchester for that and heard St. Anger over some of the other stuff they could've played, I'd be raging. Having said that, I *love* The Unforgiven and The Memory Remains, so horses for courses I guess. :lol:

Although having said that, after seeing them 5 times I actually probably wouldn't mind the variety of hearing a few songs off St. Anger(the two mentioned and maybe Sweet Amber or The Unnamed Feeling) - I can't imagine how I'd be feeling after 18 gigs. How many individual 'Tallica songs have you heard Wrathy?

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by Wrathy » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:00 pm

The thing is, I wasn't actually going to go to Manchester until I saw the first leg setlists. I bought London and was happy to leave it at that. The St Anger slot (along with the rotations in the 3rd, 4th, and 9th spots) all give a relatively strong chance of hearing something I haven't heard before, so for me it was worth it. Plus the fact they're obviously my favourite band in the game and probably won't be around forever, so I'd regret not seeing them as much as possible anyway!

According to setlist.fm I've seen 68 different songs. :D The full list is here, idk if it'll let you click through - https://www.setlist.fm/songs/Wrathy?artist=3bd680c8

Among the more "glad I got those" are probably the black album in full and the frayed ends of sanity (I flew to Finland for that one!). I still haven't heard a single song from Load though. :slol:

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by PaperMacheMario » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:54 pm

Forgot to mention it at the time but saw Tenacious D with DML a few weeks ago at Wembley Arena. They were strawberry floating ace. :wub:

They were playing the same night as Korean mega boy-band BTS were in the Stadium next door - the mix of people dispersing afterwards was pretty funny. :lol:

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by Skarjo » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:48 am

Can we change the topic title because every time I see it I think Scandal are back on tour.

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by Wrathy » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:47 pm



Show 19 was awesome. I missed The Thing That Should Not Be (they played Harvester of Sorrow instead; a great live song, but Thingy is better and I haven't heard it 5 times!) but they did No Leaf Clover and Frantic, so that made up for it a bit. :D Crowd was incredibly rowdy, started a mosh pit seven songs in which didn't really slow down and were singing along like mad to basically everything. I got a video of Bellz as a keepsake.


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by Ironhide » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:23 pm

Just had a look at this years Glastonbury lineup and aside from the Chemical Brothers on saturday there's literally no-one else that I'm bothered about watching.

Aside from the headliners and and one or two others I've no idea who the vast majority of them are.

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by Ad7 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:51 pm

Ironhide wrote:Just had a look at this years Glastonbury lineup and aside from the Chemical Brothers on saturday there's literally no-one else that I'm bothered about watching.

Aside from the headliners and and one or two others I've no idea who the vast majority of them are.


Me and the wife were talking about this last night. We used to go every year, and while you don't know the line-up when you buy the tickets, more often than not there would be a lot you'd like to see. The past few years have been bloody awful, and this year if we'd gone there would be barely anything we'd want to watch.

"OH BUT IT'S NOT ABOUT THE MUSIC IT'S ABOUT THE VIBE!"

The first few times maybe, but I could draw the entire site for you from memory now, and I know what most of it is like so there's be no discovery. The price of the tickets plus food and drink etc just makes it crazy money for two people. We now spend that money going to one really good show, usually abroad somewhere, that we really want to see.

The amount of middle aged middle class people you see on the coverage :dread:

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by Jenuall » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:02 am

Just back from the Killers gig at Cardiff Castle, they were bloody great! :toot:

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by Ad7 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:02 am

Jenuall wrote:Just back from the Killers gig at Cardiff Castle, they were bloody great! :toot:


What's it like as a music venue? I've only been in there to watch top gun at an open air screening they did, and it seemed a bit lop sided (context) for a proper traditional stage setup.

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by Floex » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:31 am

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Ironhide wrote:Just had a look at this years Glastonbury lineup and aside from the Chemical Brothers on saturday there's literally no-one else that I'm bothered about watching.

Aside from the headliners and and one or two others I've no idea who the vast majority of them are.


Me and the wife were talking about this last night. We used to go every year, and while you don't know the line-up when you buy the tickets, more often than not there would be a lot you'd like to see. The past few years have been bloody awful, and this year if we'd gone there would be barely anything we'd want to watch.

"OH BUT IT'S NOT ABOUT THE MUSIC IT'S ABOUT THE VIBE!"

The first few times maybe, but I could draw the entire site for you from memory now, and I know what most of it is like so there's be no discovery. The price of the tickets plus food and drink etc just makes it crazy money for two people. We now spend that money going to one really good show, usually abroad somewhere, that we really want to see.

The amount of middle aged middle class people you see on the coverage :dread:


There are a load of great bands at Glasto this year, sounds like a case of not listening to newer music

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by Moggy » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:03 pm

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Ad7 wrote:
Ironhide wrote:Just had a look at this years Glastonbury lineup and aside from the Chemical Brothers on saturday there's literally no-one else that I'm bothered about watching.

Aside from the headliners and and one or two others I've no idea who the vast majority of them are.


Me and the wife were talking about this last night. We used to go every year, and while you don't know the line-up when you buy the tickets, more often than not there would be a lot you'd like to see. The past few years have been bloody awful, and this year if we'd gone there would be barely anything we'd want to watch.

"OH BUT IT'S NOT ABOUT THE MUSIC IT'S ABOUT THE VIBE!"

The first few times maybe, but I could draw the entire site for you from memory now, and I know what most of it is like so there's be no discovery. The price of the tickets plus food and drink etc just makes it crazy money for two people. We now spend that money going to one really good show, usually abroad somewhere, that we really want to see.

The amount of middle aged middle class people you see on the coverage :dread:


There are a load of great bands at Glasto this year, sounds like a case of not listening to newer music


A lot of the criticism seems to be people who have become old and are furious Oasis aren’t headlining. ;)

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by Jenuall » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:17 pm

Ad7 wrote:
Jenuall wrote:Just back from the Killers gig at Cardiff Castle, they were bloody great! :toot:


What's it like as a music venue? I've only been in there to watch top gun at an open air screening they did, and it seemed a bit lop sided (context) for a proper traditional stage setup.

The venue was surprisingly great actually, I'd definitely go to another gig there. Stage was in the north east corner, far right on this pic:

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Pretty much the whole place was full but the crowd thinned out a bit toward the left hand side - they stuck most of the bars and merch stuff over there.

One of the smoothest organised and most civilised gigs I've been to as well!

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by Ad7 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:24 pm

What is that, a concert venue for ANTS?!

I might consider it now as I'd always assumed it would be a bit gooseberry fool for music.

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by Jenuall » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:28 pm

The real venue was at least.... 3 times bigger than that.

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