, attached to 2017-12-29

Review by TheBradley

TheBradley Set 1:
The song selection for first set is straight forward, besides Destiny Unbound. Coming in hot with Cavern and a strong Blaze On set a high energy tone for the show...the type of energy that can make any song they play seem great. I Always Wanted It This Way and Walls of the Cave are probably the biggest stand outs in this set. What makes this set more interesting than other similar first sets is the refreshing new sounds from Treys rig. (that statement can be applied to the entire weekend obviously) and the wonderful light work from CK5. The set was by no means special and the song selection may seem mediocre to many but the energy was high, Trey's new rig kept it spicey, and overall felt like a cohesive and fun set.

Set 2:
The song selection for set 2 was great. Unfortunately, the ripchord out of Ghost into Backwards Down the Numberline proved to be too painful to many. Backtracking, Sand was short and fun and Trey's new tone fit the song very well. Chalkdust is the main dish for this show and proved to be an excellent version, followed by a very interesting and fun version of Ghost that was cut into BDTNL. The Ghost seemed to have more juice in the tank but BDTNL always recieves an intial sigh then people realize Trey usually rips it. Simple kept the high energy going but remained a short and sweet version, which is fine because they suprisingly went into Split Open and Melt as the set closer. SOaM was a great version but nothing to crazy. High energy Julius to close the show.

Overall, the entire show was high energy with great song choices and some fun jams. Set 2 had the hiccup of BDTNL coming out of Ghost but i mean if thats the worst moment people can talk about then it seems like a great show to me.


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