Parkway Drive -- Detroit, MI -- April 19th, 2013
This was the last show of their ATLAS tour, and it was sold out in advance.
The 1st band I saw was Veil of Maya. I've seen them a bunch of times, and they can definitely jam, but this set was just OK.
Next up was The Word Alive. This was my 3rd time seeing them. There is certainly nothing incredibly unique or original about them, but their set was really fun. They got the crowd into it.
Parkway Drive headlined. I was so excited to see them. The last time I saw them was either on Warped Tour 2010 or on their DEEP BLUE headlining tour w/ The Ghost Inside, whichever was later. They were fantastic the whole night. The floor was a war zone, especially during "Sleepwalker." The crowd was jumping & singing in unison on "Wild Eyes." Parkway Drive gave the crowd a choice b/w "Romance Is Dead" or "Swing" in the middle of their set, and "Romance Is Dead" won in a landslide. I sort of wish they would've played both, but oh well. During the encore they played one of my favorite jams of theirs, "Home Is For The Heartless," and then a fan proposed to his girlfriend on stage. Good for them! Anyway, killer show, and I hope Parkway Drive does another US tour soon. Setlist:
Old Ghost/New Regrets
Dead Man's Chest
Romance Is Dead
Idols & Anchors
Blue And The Grey
Home Is For The Heartless
2/27 For Today
3/21 Coal Chamber
3/26 Bob Seger