Having given every ounce of themselves to the crowd with boundless energy, the band proved once again that they are a force of nature.
The first few tracks of the set, giving us a taster of what to expect from the album will, I’m sure, result in a few more pre-orders of ‘Resist’.
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
The show perfectly balanced the Kiske era and Deris era albums as if they had always been destined for their careers to culminate in the ‘United’ series of shows
We are going to ride off the energy we are feeling at the moment and it feels really good, we are coming up with new ideas and it’s all flowing freely, so we are going to jump straight into that and get a new record underway!
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.
What should have been a one off comedy album, lampooning the excesses of the 1980s with the permed hair, the skin tight coloured spandex, the girls, the drugs etc.. has turned into a remarkable career for Steel Panther