, attached to 1995-12-02

Review by yodadoe

yodadoe I need to add my 2 cents here....

The show as a whole is merely average for fall/winter 1995... meaning it's a good show, but only average compared to other shows from the tour. Most of the show is relatively unremarkable... except for the Tweezer...

When I used to be an avid tape trader back in the 90's, this show didn't circulate very much. So the Tweezer missed the notice of many people. I taped this Tweezer as fillers on other show tapes for people whenever I got the chance. It's only about 15minutes long. But this Tweezer is unequivocally THE BEST Tweezer in the Type I, Fast-and-Furious category. This is the definition of Facemelt. If you have heard the more widely-circulated 11/30/95 Dayton Tweezer, you'll know the style. That was only a few nights previous. They basically distilled it down, polished it up and gave it a 6th gear.

The opening part of Tweezer is average at best. The jam starts out with the typical driving Fish beat so prevalent in the 94-95 era. Before long, you can tell Trey is ready to shred something here. Halfway through the jam, Fish switches to doubletime and it just explodes from there to the end.

If any of you remember Charlie Dirksen and his Tweezer Reviews, you may remember that, on his scale of 1-10, he only gave a full 10 rating to one Tweezer: the 11/30/95 Dayton Tweezer. He gave the New Haven Tweezer an 11.

Last I checked, if you do an internet search for New Haven Tweezer or something similar, you'll find a link to a Soundcloud page that has a SBD of this Tweezer you can listen to without having to download or convert anything. Go find it right now. Right now.

(P.S. My favorite Tweezer is still the 11/28/94 Bozeman 44 min. monster... but that's a different kettle of fish.)


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