Originally Posted by Beaner666
Sorry if this is off topic, but this is one of the reasons why “on the rail” isn’t always the best place to be. Sure you are close, but in smaller venues you may be TOO close. You may be so close that you are actually getting the raw un-mixed sound directly from the musicians’ stage amps. Sometimes it’s actually better to be a few “rows” back to ensure you are getting the fully mixed sound from the house PA and not the sound from the bands amps.
You'd think so. But at some places. Mostly for me, station 4 in St. Paul, a few rows from the rail is where all the dumbass moshing happens. so for me it's on the rail or in the back.