Lamb of God -- Kansas City, MO -- July 19th, 2010
Lamb of God:
In Your Words(?)
Set To Fail
Walk With Me In Hell
Now You've Got Something To Die For
Ashes Of The Fall
Laid To Rest
Betrayed By Life
You're Never Alone (maybe)
I Will Be Heard
In Ashes They Shall Reap (maybe)
3 Inches Of Blood:
Battles And Brotherhood
Trial Of Champions
Review to come.
Lamb of God: 7/10
3 Inches of Blood: 8/10
[B][SIZE="5"]Lamb of God: 7/10[/SIZE][/B]
3 Inches of Blood: 8/10[/QUOTE]
[URL="http://www.metalsetlists.com/showthread.php?t=10162"]Gave them an 8 last time[/URL]
A few of their songs are catchy and fun, most of it is pretty boring though. I feel kind of lame for saying it, but they're not fast enough for me :P
[QUOTE=mankvill;290852][URL="http://www.metalsetlists.com/showthread.php?t=10162"]Gave them an 8 last time[/URL]
A few of their songs are catchy and fun, most of it is pretty boring though. I feel kind of lame for saying it, but they're not fast enough for me :P[/QUOTE]
well i was just not expecting that.
i for one will always love LOG, no matter how much more br00tal i become:allan:
Personal opinion and taste aside, I honestly believe that Lamb of God is the biggest American metal band right now. Following Slayer in the 80s and Pantera in the 90s, Lamb of God incites crazy crowds wherever they go. On one of the hottest days of the summer, they brought a huge tour to the Beaumont Club and each band brought a different genre of metal and each band performed really well.
First band up was 3 Inches Of Blood. I saw them on Ozzfest 2007, but that was in the midst of a torrential downpour, so it was good to see them without a distraction. Although I was off to the side at the Beaumont, the sound was pretty good all night long. I think they'd be better if they still had their old screamer, but Cam Pipes and company did a fine job. I haven't heard any of their new stuff, but it fit in well with their old stuff. Deadly Sinners is awesome live and The Goatrider's Horde is one of the best! I hope they come back soon, but I won't hold my breath.
I've had a chance to see Hatebreed before multiple times but I've always skipped them. Since the first time at Ozzfest 2007, I've been turned on to real metalcore and good hardcore, so I was kind of anxious to see how they'd be. First off, let me say that Jamey Jasta is lying if he doesn't take a huge influence from Biohazard, More than once, I could tell there were some hip-hop overtones. Other than that, Jasta is a great frontman and he worked the crowd throughout their entire hour-long set. At one point, he said, "When I count to three, the people on your left and right are Cardinals and Raiders fans!" which was just priceless. He also dedicated one of their songs to Peter Steele, which was the first I've seen. They played the Beaumont with Type O (and 3 Inches of Blood!) on a Jagermeister tour a couple years ago, and Jamey said it was bittersweet. But you couldn't tell that. They tore through a set that left everyone smiling.
It's no secret that Lamb of God are the biggest American metal band right now. I have no doubt in my mind that in 5 years, they will easily sell out any venue they headline, from clubs to amphitheaters. I'm not the biggest fan of their music; at times I found it just going through the motions. Almost like they wrote songs just to "sound like Lamb of God". But that might be because I'm not a fan. When they did songs that really got the crowd going, such as Set To Fail, Now You've Got Something To Die For, Laid to Rest and Redneck, they were pretty fun to watch. I don't know if they need more old or new songs in their set, but if they had more fast songs, they'd be greater live. But that's just my opinion. From the number of mosh pits and crowd surfers, it's clear that Lamb of God were on the top of their game tonight.
Oh yeah, I met Fires of Sedition there.
He is SEXY AS FUCK
IF I WAS GAY
I'D BE ALL UP IN THAT ASS
he's going to bitch about the crowd, btw.
[QUOTE=mankvill;290858]Personal opinion and taste aside, I honestly believe that Lamb of God is the biggest American metal band right now.[/QUOTE]
I disagree, I don't see them selling out arenas and stadiums like Metallica.
[QUOTE=Dissimulate;290863]I disagree, I don't see them selling out arenas and stadiums like Metallica.[/QUOTE]
Biggest American metal band of the last 10 years.
[QUOTE=mankvill;290864]Biggest American metal band of the last 10 years.[/QUOTE]
Wouldn't Slipknot or maybe Korn be bigger, or are they older than that?
[QUOTE=Dissimulate;290865]Wouldn't Slipknot or maybe Korn be bigger, or are they older than that?[/QUOTE]
I'd say they're older. They really hit their stide in the 90's, and nu-metal was way, way more acceptable then extreme metal, even now.
I don't know if in this day and age we'll see another metal act be able to headline arenas on normal tours other than Metallica and Iron Maiden, but I have no doubt in my mind that LoG will come close within the next 5 or so years.
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