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May 1st - Starland Ballroom

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by Prophet178, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. gatedropper

    gatedropper Prince of Peace

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    ^I would have shot her and put her out of her misery before leaving the concert.
     
  2. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    Bleh, none of the greatness he mentioned a while back that they were rehearsing. What was the Enslaved setlist?
     
  3. jimgreco

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    Heir Apparent
    Ghosts of Perdition
    Godheads Lament
    The Leper Affinity
    Credence
    Hessian Peel
    Closure
    The Night and the Silent Water
    Lotus Eater
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    Deliverance

    I think that's how it went. I was a little dissapointed with the setlist, but they played great, tightest i've seen them

    Random Guy - "Mike do you have the chicken pox?"
    Mikael - "No, do you have the swine flu?"
     
  4. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    Now I'm more sad about missing Enslaved.
     
  5. babymilk

    babymilk Scrumptulescent

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    This setlist is super heavy. No...SOUPer heavy *is eating soup*
     
  6. jimgreco

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    Heavy until Credence, Closure, and Hessian Peel in a row lol. I guess they needed a break.
     
  7. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    Not really at all...the one before this was much heavier. (In heaviness: SPD > GHL, TGC > GOP, DOTF >>> Credence, only change for more heaviness is Leper over Drapery)
     
  8. froghawk

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    Setlist:

    Enslaved:

    To the Coast
    Fusion of Sense and Earth
    RUUN
    As Fire Swept Clean the Earth
    Ground
    The Watcher
    Isa


    Opeth:

    Heir Apparent
    Ghost of Perdition
    Godhead's Lament
    The Leper Affinity
    Credence
    Hessian Peel
    Closure
    The Night and the Silent Water
    The Lotus Eater
    Deliverance


    Amazing show. Enslaved was kind of drowned out whenever there was double bass, and their set should have been longer IMO, but they were nonetheless incredibly badass. Opeth was up to their usual standard of extremely high quality. The sound for their set was MUCH better. The jam on Closure was the best it's ever been (they really took it to a new level), and seeing them play Hessian Peel in front of an audience for the first time ever was incredible. They actually (kind of) played the intro to GoP for the first time, and hearing them pull out Credence, Leper and Godhead again was great. Fred did a ridiculous impromptu solo at the end after chugging some beer. Overall, great night.
     
  9. babymilk

    babymilk Scrumptulescent

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    Yes but I wanted to say that because then I could use soup in a sentence on the Opeth forum right now here in this moment
     
  10. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    So much for "only one song from last U.S. tour's setlist" eh? I count 4 :)
     
  11. froghawk

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    Correct. I was rather surprised by TNATSW. I was really expecting Advent, Beneath the Mire, or Wreath... nonetheless, they played so well that I can't complain about a thing.
     
  12. jimgreco

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    I thought the same thing, however I am happy that this is the 1st show I went to that they didn't play Drapery, or Demon.
     
  13. Platinum Maze

    Platinum Maze Random Star

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    Hessian Peel was in between Credence and Closure, but other than that, this set list is exact.
     
  14. froghawk

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    What? That's where I put it.
     
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    Just got back from the show. 5th Opeth show i've been to, and i'd probably rank it second. I was right on the rail, in between Mike and Mendez (just where I wanted to be, i've been on Fredricks side for the last 3 shows), I gave Mendez the devil horns and he always acknowledged me which was awesome. To be honest, at parts I would just sit and stare at Mendez's playing and just be in awe, he's pretty much my bass idol and I picked up a bass partly because of him. I was pretty surprised to see he swapped out the Marcus Miller J-bass for a plain old white J-bass, and of course he rocked the 5-string for the watershed songs.

    The setlist was kind of a disappointment. I was really looking forward to Harlequin Forest, Blackwater Park, or Burden to be played, but instead a lot of the stuff that got played last tour was repeated. Other than that though, Leper Affinity was awesome, probably my favorite song of the night. Godhead Lament was sick as well. I think they should definitely swap out Credence with Burden and Closure with something else. Hessian Peel was nice to see live, oh and he did not sing the backwards lyrics by the way (I know babymilk was asking about that in another thread).

    The crowd was nice too, no assholes screaming during soft parts, everyone seemed to be really into the music. Enslaved was a great opener, I couldn't have asked for anyone better to open for Opeth. The bass was incredibly loud though, but then again I was right under the speaker stack so maybe it was just me. Mikes vocals were kind of low during the end few songs too, not sure what happened there. They definitely were playing tighter than ever, and they improved a little in certain parts. The end of TNATSW was a little more jazzy instead of heavy like it was last tour, which sounded really cool, the Lotus Eater interlude was a tad bit different too.

    I took a bunch of pics that you guys can check out if you want, most of them were taken with my iphone, but theres a few good ones in there.

    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2011124&id=1340370187&l=bf80f81fa5
     
  16. DisplayofCharacter

    DisplayofCharacter Are You Scared Enough?

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    What a ridiculous show. Setlist was great, IMO unpredictable and varied enough that I couldn't complain at all. Hessian Peel was fucking ridiculous, that was awesome.
     
  17. Platinum Maze

    Platinum Maze Random Star

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    I quoted the one on the previous page.
     
  18. MarblesMike

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    Just got back. Third time I've seen them and probably the best. They get tighter and tighter every time around. The Credence jam was incredible, and Mike started playing the main theme from Hendrix's Third Stone From the Sun during it. Awesome show. Will post in more detail tomorrow, but talked to Mike after the show and he said they were supposed to play Burden tonight but since it was the first show of the tour they wanted to ease into it. More notes tomorrow. Must sleep.
     
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    Ruun German Scum

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    so .. no harlequin or karma.

    fucking weak setlist! i hope they will play other songs, when they are in germany -.-
     
  20. leprecon

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    Isn't that exactly the same set as it was in Finland a while ago. Strange.
     

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