The atmosphere in the room was brilliant as you could see how involved the crowd was with the band especially during the guitar solos.
The band is on the top right now, riding high on the album ‘Sacred’.
A chilly evening in Brixton did not deter the crowds from queuing outside the O2 Academy. Stone Sour are touring their new album Hydrograd, and it appears that the first of two nights in London is going to be a cracker
This was as Glenn kept reiterating a night where four really good friends got together and played the music they loved.
Perfect sound, great lighting a a stage owned, as expected, by Joey, a man who moves and looks twenty years younger than he is.
The encore was a rock fan’s wet dream with the gig turning into UFO Fest. McCauley, Bonnet and Barden all come back on stage.
With no support and a stage time of over two and a half hours, the show was nothing sort of glorious.
We were learning so much watching those bands, you know what I mean? Going, “that’s how you craft a song, that’s how you get 80,000 people to put their hands in the air and sing along.
Pairing Dan Reed Network with an Extreme crowd was a master stroke and one that should see them reap the benefits in the months that follow.
The Amity Affliction is certainly the band of the night for me, and my sentiments seem justified by the reaction of the audience, half my age.