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Old 09-09-2013, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by IrritatedTrout View Post
Yeah, I mean I love Priest but Rob is a real drain on their live show nowadays in my opinion. He sounds really rough on a lot of the recent live recordings I've heard, plus he just sort of stares at the ground for half the set. Although I haven't gotten to see Priest live since 2009 so I dunno.
Rob's performance on the last Epitaph tour was outstanding. He was hitting screams that he couldn't have done for like an entire decade prior, not to mention the shows were 2 hours and 20 minutes long- I'm pretty sure Maiden has never done a set that long with Bruce. He also ditched the teleprompter almost entirely and was moving around much more than in recent tours. He's still no Bruce when it comes to both stage presence and vocal performance, but he sounded damn good for a 60-something guy onstage for 2 and a half hours every night.
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