Pekka has to duck and weave like the best of boxers at times to avoid Jason’s bass neck as it whirls around mid air
As much as Toby would like to put a little of the past to bed these days, they were obliged to add a few extra numbers in to fill out a decent length set comprising some classic Little Angels tracks
Everything from Carnivore, Ricochet, Point of No Return and of course the huge My Demons all sounded immense
With a wry smile and a genuine sense of ‘job done’, Tate dropped the microphone and walked off.
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The cheer that greeted Backyard Babies guitarist Dregen almost lifted the roof of The Garage. They then proceeded to lay waste to some of the Super$hit 666 songs as well as a storming cover of Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’.
A true highlight and a track I hope remains in the band’s set for years to come is ‘Steal Your Crown’. It’s the sort of song that should grab the attention of radio stations and see it added to playlists worldwide.
They really do deserve to be recognized more, and hope that after they have supported Richie Blackmore’s Rainbow gig in Birmingham in a month’s time that they will have quite a few more fans
Vader delivered a mixed set with songs from their albums dating back to the early 90’s to their more recent album, Tibi Et Igni, from 2014. Their mix of songs played perfectly to the crowd – old grizzly metal heads in their sleeveless denim jackets along with newbie metal heads some of whom were attending their first metal concert.
From the off, the band mix, energy, eccentricity and enthusiasm adding a dash of “ah those crazy Danes” thanks to bassist Stig Pedersen’s wacky outfits and wholly original, 2 string bass guitar designs.