Home Set Lists Forums The Permanent Record Asshole Opinion

Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze 2 -- Oakland, CA -- April 18th, 2014
Unearth -- Pontiac, MI -- April 17th, 2014
Wayne Static -- Birmingham, AL -- April 17th, 2014
Ghost -- Toronto, Ontario -- April 17th, 2014
Rainbow Bar & Grill 42nd Anniversary -- West Hollywood, CA -- April 13th, 2014

  #1  
Old 05-02-2013, 08:08 PM
tenchimyo's Avatar
tenchimyo tenchimyo is offline
N00B
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Maryland
Posts: 685
Arsis -- Frederick, MD -- April 30th, 2013

Full review w/ pix



Went to see ARSIS's Album release show... the first stop... in Frederick, MD of all places.

There were about 30-40 people there at the high point (during the time I was there). I think this was due to Arsis not being very big, maybe some odd advertizing, and Soilwork's date in Baltimore on this same day. It was a Tuesday, and what else is there to do in Frederick on a Tuesday? Not much.

Anyways, we got there in time to see the last part of the last opener, and to look at the merch booth. They didn't have any of their new album, due to some sort of issue w/ ordering. I can't recall the exact reason, but ....an album release w/out the new album!

I thought this was the best time I've seen them live (once opening for Firewind and once opening for Sonata Arctica). The new stuff sounded the best, IMO (probably because of the promoting the new album and trying to practice those songs more). I really have no complaints how they sounded, I just wished they had played longer. The guitar solos were perfectly executed, the vocals were harsh black metal esque partially unintelligible, but clear- if that makes any sense.

Something was a bit off, and I don't know if it was first night jitters, the low turnout, or something else, but James Malone (frontman) seemed a bit nervous when he surveyed the crowd. That somehow did NOT translate to his playing, which was pretty flawless.


After their short set, the band hung out, and I got a pic w/ them and the ghetto setlist signed (scrawled on a piece of cardboard). Nice guys, and I def remember the one guitarist who was not only wearing a RATT shirt, but also played some RATT licks during soundcheck this time, too :3


Setlist:

Arsis (10:39- 11:30ish)
  • Handbook For The Recently Deceased
  • Maddening Disdain
  • Servants to the Night
  • A Diamond For Disease
  • We Are the Nightmare
  • Six Coffins Wide
  • Unwelcome
  • Carve My Cross
  • No One Lies to the Dead
  • Scornstar
  • The Promise Of Never
  • The Face Of My Innocence
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-02-2013, 10:23 PM
jhdeity's Avatar
jhdeity jhdeity is offline
Headbanger
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Pasadena, MD
Posts: 3,042
What venue was this? The old Rabbit's Foot I'm guessing. The only place I've ever seen a show in Fredneck.

Would be cool if they built a new place for shows and yeah advertised it better. I didn't hear anything about this
__________________
5/2 - Sevendust
5/24 - Dark Angel @ MDF
6/17 - Meshuggah & BTBAM
6/29 - Primus
8/4 - Soundgarden & NIN
9/27 - Clutch & Janes Addiction
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-03-2013, 05:25 AM
VoidFlame's Avatar
VoidFlame VoidFlame is offline
Remember - today is the first day of the end of your life
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Montreal, Canada
Posts: 1,463
I hope they keep a set like this for their show with Krisiun tonight!
__________________
12/18 - Neutral Milk Hotel
12/19 - GY!BE/Neurosis
12/25 - Tribunal (my band)

http://www.last.fm/user/voidflame
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-03-2013, 05:31 AM
tenchimyo's Avatar
tenchimyo tenchimyo is offline
N00B
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Maryland
Posts: 685
Quote:
Originally Posted by jhdeity View Post
What venue was this? The old Rabbit's Foot I'm guessing. The only place I've ever seen a show in Fredneck.

Would be cool if they built a new place for shows and yeah advertised it better. I didn't hear anything about this
I don't know much about Fredrick, but this was Cafe 611, several other shows (Ripper Owens, Job for a Cowboy, Six Feet Under) have been held there. It's a restaurant during the day, on market street/355. I usually hear about shows here on the internet/facebook . There is a tattoo parlor a block down, and I know they advertize shows there
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-03-2013, 05:31 AM
tenchimyo's Avatar
tenchimyo tenchimyo is offline
N00B
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Maryland
Posts: 685
Quote:
Originally Posted by VoidFlame View Post
I hope they keep a set like this for their show with Krisiun tonight!
def report back!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
arsis

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:12 PM.


Blah Blah Blah Copyright WWW.METALSETLISTS.COM 2008