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Australian Tour 2008

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by ImprintedLife, May 6, 2008.

  1. Pethical

    Pethical Tom

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    where did you get your ticket from? each vendor has a different batch of numbered tickets, so the numbers aren't that representative of how many are sold


    haha its not hard to spot me anyway!

    i'd actually recommend NOT coming to sydney. The Big Top sucks for sound, and is a big tin shed. i've never been to the palace but i hear similar? its a shame its not at the forum, that was absolutely amazing last time.

    those in other cities, how do you rate the venues opeth are playing at this time?
     
  2. in_my_time_of_disease

    in_my_time_of_disease Whipping Post

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    ^Have you been to the palace before Tom? Trust me, the forums sound is a little better, but the palace is certainly fantastic, probably the 2nd best theater for a concert of that size. PT at the palace earlier this year had amazing sound. It sucks ass that Sigur Ros are playing at Festival Hall, the sound there is sometimes a bit :erk:. But I can't not go and see them, so hopefully it's better than it has been in the past.
     
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    yeah i feel the same, i think the forum is the best place to see opeth in melbourne. The palace was great for PT, really awesome vibe to it that hopefully wont be far from what opeth creates there. Sigur Ros playing at Festering Hole really pissed me off, but it should still be a great gig.
     
  4. in_my_time_of_disease

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    ^lol at festering hole. Yeah I can't wait for Sigur ros, should still be amazing.
     
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    Lmao what the fuck?! Festering hole?! Craaaazy. Naming places would be awesome. "Duuuuude let's go see Opeth at Satan's asshole!"
     
  6. in_my_time_of_disease

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    The place is called Festival Hall, but as the sounds sucks ass, he calls its Festering Hole. It's not actually called that :lol:
     
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    I have not been to any concerts outside SA unfortunately so I am unable to comment on those venues. However Thebarton Theater I believe is a great concert venue. It is really oldschool and has heaps of character accompanied by quality sound. Ive seen everything from Jethro Tull to Megadeth at the Thebby and Im sure that Opeth will slay there also:headbang::headbang::headbang:
     
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    this is fucked. so i get back to aus less than a week after opeth leave and i leave england just before porcupine tree tour... great timing. im a fucking idiot:(
     
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    so any word yet on if they'll be playing more new stuff other than HA ? if HA is the only new song they're playing then i'll give it a miss.
     
  10. Pethical

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    i hope they play the whole new album!

    and there you have it Defluo, go see opeth in melbourne or adelaide!
     
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    Thanks all.

    Had a listen to your band btw, Tom, nice work there.
     
  12. Pethical

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    cheers mate.


    virgin black, the eternal and ne obliviscaris have announced a show in adelaide on the same night as opeth in sydney, so i'm going to sell my sydney ticket and fly to adelaide a few days earlier to see opeth there. looking forward to seeing thebarton theater and adelaide in general, as i've never been there before :)
     
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    Sydney Opeth gig w/out the Tom? I'm so confused
     
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    So glad I missed out on Opeth tickets, I'm going to try and get to Adelaide too!!! Opeth are playing the same night in Melbourne.
     
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    Im glad you guys can make it to over to SA :) I recomend that at some point during your stay, you venture into the Barrossa Valley for some world class wines (my family supply Charles Melton). Hope you guys enjoy Adelaide and that Thebbarton theater lives up to your expectations.
     
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    haha don't worry, i'll still be there in spirit

    oh wow, thats awesome! i've heard lovely things about the barrossa valley & adelaide in general and since i'm there for three nights i'll be sure to do some shmoozing
     
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    wtf everyone pissing off to Adelaide ey ;). I'd come too, but I'm already flying to Sydney, as much as I'd love to follow them, two gigs will have to be enough this time.
     
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    ^ i'd advocate doing adelaide, but u dont want to have to go melb adelaide melb adelaide in order to see neo/virgin black as well. oh well hope the sydney show is better than last time
     
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    Don't get too excited about SA Tom. I lived there for 7 years (1994-2001) - while the people seriously rock over people in other states, SA doesn't have much to offer in the way of things to do.

    Food and coffee is pretty much the way to go, so if you love your food & coffee, hit up Scuzzi's and Eros in Rundle Street, and the Oxford Pub in North Adelaide. For ass kicking Greek food, you MUST hit Zoe's on King William Road, Hyde Park, and also ass kicking Fish & Chips sort of stuff in Fish Out of Water, King William Road, Hyde Park.

    SA had a great music scene back in the earlier 90s, but these days I'm not dead sure what it's like. There were some good surf-punk, indie-pop bands floating around Adelaide back in those days, the vibe was good.

    And rug up! It gets VERY cold! Oh and SA chicks are teh hawt.
     
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    cheers man. since i'm only there for 3 nights i'll try and cram 7 years worth of activity into it and hopefully have a good time :)
     

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