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  1. I saw Vic Reeves stumbling to his seat at 8pm - he was there on time. Maybe he just popped out for a beer or something??
  2. Theremin.. hell yeah! And in No Quarter ("the winds of Thor are blowing..." - cue very loud theremin)
  3. I'd be interested to hear thoughts on the sound there. I don't think you can say "don't be negative about the band" - otherwise it wouldn't be very informative. At least with this "negative post" everyone who didn't go can feel that standing 30 foot in front of stage last night wasn't the best place in the known universe! Anyhow, I was about 40 yards back, in front of right speakers. What I did notice was that the speakers were hung up above the audience and maybe 10/20ft from the stage. So if you were too far forward, I figured you wouldn't hear much treble or defined sound. Bass is omni
  4. P.S. My thoughts on the show.. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the highlight has to be Foreigner doing "I wanna know what love is, I want you to show me"... Can't believe I was actually there! But seriously, it was fantastic. I didn't think Page would be playing so well. He had a loud trebly, almost harsh guitar sound - lots of chorus, delay - more like the Presence guitar sound than the earlier records. Might have something to do with the O2 sound system also. It did actually occur to me that there were probably quite a few people there who if they were truly honest, probably wouldn
  5. My friend BBL posted this over at BlackCrowes.org I thought it worth posting it up here too. Let's hope we get to see them next year! _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ BBL's review of the show: Before I start, I just want to say a very big thanks to Humbug for sticking to our agreement to cut each other in should either of us get a "Wonka Golden Ticket" for this gig. He hit the jackpot and got an email from Ticketmaster and, like the gentleman that he is, made a phonecall straight to me. What a guy! From the moment I knew I was going to this gig several weeks ago, I have to confess I was feeling
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