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Rollcall for Opeth at the HoB in Chicago 9/24

Discussion in 'Chicago Powerfest' started by GateXII, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. GateXII

    GateXII Soul Collector

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    Anyone else here going to the show?

    Also...FYI...in case you were hoping to see Nachtmystium (as I was out of curiousity), they dropped off the tour recently. According to the rumor mill, they got booted for being asses...but who knows if that's true. If it is, what a bunch of dumbfucks! Talk about fucking up an amazing opportunity!!
     
  2. Pate

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    If it was at the Pearl Room I would have considered going.
     
  3. ShadowLioness

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    I'll be there. I don't ever miss the brilliance that is Opeth. :headbang:
     
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    I won't be there, but I know a couple of people going.
     
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    It's true. Not a fan of the House of Blues.

    Plus, we've already seen Opeth there. Twice.
     
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    I've missed so many shows cause I don't wanna go to the HOB. I hate that place.
     
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    For Veggie and me it adds like 2 hours to our trip. That's the main reason we don't like it.
     
  8. KaptainKrude

    KaptainKrude Your Psychotic Companion

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    I dig their new disc, but I've seen them enough times already. Don't really feel like I'm missing all that much. Still, I expect they'll put on another tight show and that the new material will go over well.
     
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    no nachtmystium = me not going. although High of Fire is pretty awesome.
     
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    DEADHEART The Bringer Has Come

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    I hope everyone brought there pillows. Opeth live = nap time
     
  11. GateXII

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    As usual...Opeth kicked ass last night!! :kickass:

    And shut it, John!! Go listen to your metalcore...how's your Bullet For My Cockhole? :lol:
     
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    Their setlist for this tour is pretty cool. TNATSW was epic at the Chronology show a few years back.
     
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    black rose immortal or gtfo
     
  14. ShadowLioness

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    Agreed. :headbang: So glad I got to see that Chronology tour, though having seating on the floor of the HOB was pretty lame, IMO.

    The show was amazing last night, as always. Pretty full house. I was with a few folks who had never seen them live before, and they were blown away. There were no pillows present, John. :p
     
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    Lame.

    I'm sure having seats was better than being sardine'd in the back up against the restaurant railing!
     
  16. ShadowLioness

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    Actually, I was standing by the bar railing that night. They were completely anal that night. They allowed one row of people against the bar and one row against that railing. They were obsessed with keeping a clear path. Nothing essentially wrong with that but it was a bit extreme. Haven't seen the HOB do that ever since.
     
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    In the back there were like 8 rows of people crammed into the space of 4 rows.
     
  18. ShadowLioness

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    Wow. I didn't notice that. I suppose they only enforced the nazi rows at the bars to the right and left of the stage.
     
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    w/e you should be happy im at least changing my stance on Opeth :lol:
     
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    Yeah, I was at that chronology show with pate. The sound from the back was great. Having an asshole who is a foot taller than you decide the best place for him to stop is right in front of you? Lame as hell.

    And I definitely came to know the people I was standing around far more personally than I would have liked. Of course, I had the same pleasure for Testament and Iced Earth at Powerfest '08. I think I got to second base with the iron railing, too. :lol:
     

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