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OPETH Offered Support Slot On TOOL Tour

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by Nehebkau, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. Nehebkau

    Nehebkau Member

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    wut wut ROADS ICY ROADS

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    Must've been the big band Mike was talking about a while ago.
     
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    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    I saw Tool for the first time with Isis, and no one had a problem with the growls. And obviously Isis "growls" are dreadful compared to Opeth.
     
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    I agree with with the comment that said 'Tool should open for Opeth'
     
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    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    lol no
     
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    Given the fact I've seen Tool 4 times and they were great shows, I just can't see Opeth opening for them. Tool should open for Opeth, by far.

    If Opeth only went to the show to play 3-4 songs I would still go, but still.
     
  7. macaroni

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    lol yes
     
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    Tool is way more recognized and accomplished than Opeth no matter how much that hurts some of you to hear. A crude, but a worth mentioning example... Tool has 52 million last.fm plays, while Opeth has a little bit more than half that at 28 million.

    No matter how you look at it, the tour sponser will do whatever will make them the most money. Tool can get away with doing $100+ arena tours with one opener, while Opeth has never done an arena tour, let alone sold out most mid-sized venues they've played (sadly).

    If they were to tour together, Tool would headline and Opeth would open, no question about it.
     
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    Nasty-Fire Discursion

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    Revise you mathematics and additions ;). And I would agree...
     
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    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    And that last.fm example is skewed towards Opeth anyway, I mean if you look at concert size, saying Opeth are even half as popular as Tool is really pushing it. I agree completely though.
     
  11. Holocaust on the Moon

    Holocaust on the Moon Temples of Syrinx

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    I found the first part of the blog to be far more entertaining.
     
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    Yeah, I know its a weak example, but it gets the point across. More people know and listen to Tool more than Opeth, but that is partly because of the music Tool plays. Metal isn't for everyone, rock however, appeals to a much larger audience.
     
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    When I heard that a few weeks ago, TOOL was the first band I thought of since they're gonna tour again next year after this little tour they're starting and making their new album. That would have been awesome to have them on the same set, but at least I've seen them both already.
     
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    Yes I know it will never happen, just wishful thinking. Opeth > Tool imo
     
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    batmura Sea of Tranquility

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    I love Opeth more than Tool, but live I think Tool is much more interesting.
     
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    Sorta depends how many times you've seen em. Tool put on a better show thanks to being tight as fuck and the badass lightshows and artwork but usually have a pretty bland setlist in comparison to Opeth's since they have so many hits they pretty much have to play whereas Opeth can mix it up as much as they want as long as they play Demon of the Fall or something.
     
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    tool is one of history's worst bands
     
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    FRUGiHOYi "Since 1981"

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    :erk:
     
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    Albert R Yorkshire

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    You need to explain how you have come to this conclusion. Otherwise, STFU.
     
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    I would love to see Opeth and Tool share a stage, regardless of who opened for who. I hope this tour can happen in the future, maybe now is just not the right time for whatever reasons (promoters, money, travel logistics - who knows?).
     

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