Before we knew it, the end of the night arrived. 14 songs including an encore of Forgotten Castaway, the song the tour was named after and then they were done. For those lucky enough, meet and greets would take place after the show or, as they were billed, “hug and a selfie”. A must have for any serious Chapter 13 fan.
The encore though was the moment of pure magic for me. Adding Light Years from the new album into the encore was a stroke of genius as it sat perfectly in between possibly some of the greatest tracks the band have ever recorded.
After a band dropped out. We did that song at the festival. And actually I was almost crying on stage. I’ve never, ever felt like that. But it was just, you know? People sang the chorus back and they’d never heard that song before.
With Matt Fuller playing lead guitar and jumping about with a huge grin on his face and Michael John Adams on the other side just being the most smoothest and mellow bass player but also enjoying himself ridiculously, that feeling fed into the crowd as they played hit after hit.
We wrote a whole album two years ago and we scrapped the lot, everything – because we listened back to it and we thought, this isn’t us
The Jack J Hutchinson Band! will hit the road in September in support of the album, heading to Brazil for a three week run, before shows in Spain.
Celebrating the band’s 3rd birthday, the gig in October features Karobela and Grapefruit in support and looks set to be a gig to remember.
It probably goes without saying that its unlikely any two people will have watched the same bands over the duration of the festival, and therefore no two people will have had the same experiences.
Frontman Robin Zander, dressed head to foot in what looked like a white air force uniform with the stars and stripes tucked into his side, looked and sounded like the epitome of an American rock star.
The Duke of Spook, WEDNESDAY 13 has returned from beyond the grave to reveal the Necrophaze! This latest album will be available on 27th September via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band reveals the album artwork, track listing and a creeptastic new song, ‘Decompose’ available to stream right now!