Originally Posted by christopher
I remember reading a review once where Down played a bar show in TX, and when they went to do the encore, Phil just told the light guy to turn the lights off and that the crowd should just pretend the band walked backstage for a minute.
When I saw In Flames in the late 1990's they said "this is the part where we go backstage, you all yell, we come back. But the room back there is really small so we're just going to skip that" and went into their encore.
It's becoming more common for bands not to bother walking backstage.
Has anyone ever been to a show where the band went backstage and they didn't come back for some reason?