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Old 08-20-2011, 09:32 PM
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Necromance -- Allentown, PA -- August 20th, 2011

Hey everyone - I used to post reviews of my band's own shows a lot a few years ago, but I kinda stopped back around 2009-ish. Being that tonight we played our first full-band show in 6 months and debuted a bunch of new material, I figured it was time to throw up another one of these.

This was, as I said - our first full-band show in 6 months. Being that our bassist is actually a surrogate bassist from another band and all of us have had a lot of shit on our plate, we just haven't gotten the opportunity to play many shows in the area, so my sister and I have done almost a dozen acoustic shows around the area since May. In addition to it being our first show in 6 months, it was also the first time we played at the Sterling Hotel here in Allentown in about 2 years, as it was closed for a good year or more for remodeling and such.

Overall I was very happy with the set. Turnout was pretty good (we had about 20-25 people there for us, but there was a good number of other people there, many of them were quite into the show). The performance was solid - maybe a bit sloppy at times, but that was somewhat to be expected, largely because we played a handful of songs live for the very first time. But yes, overall I am pleased to say I was pretty happy with the performance.

Setlist:
01 Mask of Lies (3rd time live)
02 Breaking the Chains
-incl. Deep Purple - "Burn" teaser
03 This Holy War (1st time live)
04 Cosmic Overture (1st time live)
05 Fading Skies (1st time live)
06 Children of the Sea (Black Sabbath cover)
07 Never Look Back
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