The chemistry with the audience comes across brilliantly, even if the sound on the Belfast and Dublin shows are a bit dodgy. This genius was taken from us at the tender age of 47, his passing has left a massive hole in the world of blues and rock. World renowned artists such as Slash and Joe Bonamassa continually champion his name, and cite him as a chief influence in their respective careers.
If you’ve made it to the end of the weekend…. pause for a moment to pay respect to fallen comrades, those who have been overcome by the mixture of heat and the demon drink.
Where this album succeeds is in the fact that the band doesn’t rest on the laurels of their peers and certainly don’t worry about sticking within the trappings of the genre. This is progressive metalcore with some standard modern metal influences and enough interesting elements to constantly amaze and excite…