Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by FAST6191, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Just a quick thread to see if any fellow 'tempers have been to or are heading to any concerts and felt like chatting about them, especially in light of the support the band not the record company approach people seem to be doing/attempting to extol the virtues of these days.

    Myself I am heading to London in the morning for paganfest:
    Going to go for the stay up all night and return the next day approach (all my fun stuff money went on getting the tickets and getting there, a matter further complicated by the underground having a fair few works happening) so apologies now for my general level of incoherence going up when I get back.
  2. NeSchn

    NeSchn GBAPimpdaddy.

    Oct 4, 2007
    United States
    Troy,New York PimpStatus: King
    I can't believe you get to see Eluveitie I love them! You lucky bastard!

    Im gunna go see (hopefully) Dream Theater and Opeth on May 18th!
  3. lagman

    lagman I wish I was green.

    Former Staff
    Nov 5, 2003
    Me, To You
    Moby in Cancun, like 2 years ago, there were only 100 people in a little hall, it was really bad ass, at some point the manager -I guess- had to ask the people to please stop jumping as the stage equipment -lights, instruments,the stage itself- was moving a lot XD.

    Great experience [​IMG]
  4. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

    Nov 4, 2006
    England land
    I associate "Concert" with classical and "Gig" with... whatever. Seeing as I do both.

    Going to see The Wombats soon, and brefore that, Seeing Pete Doherty on the 19th.
  5. DarkCamui

    DarkCamui GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 30, 2005
    Hultsfredsfestivalen 2005, System of a Down for example were there.

    Gates of Metal 2005, Dimmu Borgir, Edguy, Children of Bodom, Masterplan, Dark Tranquillity, Amon Amarth and Sabaton and some more bands were there

    Also I've been to DreamHack quite some times, also I've been crew there 2 times.
  6. Jdbye

    Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

    May 10, 2006
    Actually, I've never been to any concert at all, I can't stand the high volume.
    Even if it's good music, I just don't enjoy it if it hurts my ears.
  7. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

    Oct 24, 2002
    Last concert I've been to:
    Pete Murray, in September 07, with my girlfriend and another friend.
    Tiny stage (he was playing solo), but so intimate and awesome.
    We got to talk to him before and after the show, probably one of the best days of my life [​IMG]

    PS: I now have a signed shirt from Pete Murray, and my friends have got tons of signed stuff.
    I got a couple of pics taken aswell. What a great guy. His wife & kid were so kind too.
  8. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

    Nov 5, 2005
    Outer Space
    I've never been to a concert before.


    On July 9th I am going to see Rush at the Molson Amphitheatre [​IMG]

    Rock on!
  9. Mewgia

    Mewgia drifter

    Dec 16, 2006
    United States
    Boston, MA
    lets see....

    Last night I went to a black metal show (a bunch of local bands). I go to these about once a month. Today I saw Trout Fishing in America because I was collecting tickets for volunteer hours and stayed for the show. It was actually pretty good.
    Around April 26th I'm going to see Ministry and Meshugga, and I think that I'm going to see the Red Chord, Converge, and some other band two days before that. On June 1st I'm going to see Dream Theater, Opeth, Between the Buried and Me, and 3 (probably the same tour as NeSchn)
    That's all I know so far, I'll probably go to another local show in May.
  10. CockroachMan

    CockroachMan Scribbling around GBATemp's kitchen.

    Jan 14, 2006
    I went to see Iron Maiden last month when they came to my city.. awesome show!

    I have this poilicy.. I don't buy CDs, only download mp3, but I go see every artist that I like that comes to play here. Last year I saw Blind Guardian, Bad Religion, Arctic Monkeys and The Killers..
  11. Sick Wario

    Sick Wario Club Nintendo

    Jul 24, 2006
    NNID: godrugal
    seens some great DJs

    sebastian ingrosso
    sander van doorn

    BUT crystal method at the Guv was epic
  12. moozxy

    moozxy hamboning

    Jul 22, 2007
    You're gonna miss my birthday [​IMG]

    Last gig I went to waaas Hellogoodbye Nov 07. Best I've been to was Motion City Soundtrack because I'm gay* for Justin.

    *Not in the homosexual way.
  13. Issac

    Issac I

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    Apr 10, 2004
    Oh, I've seen a lot [​IMG]
    Papa RoachÂÂÂÂ 2xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Hell is for HeroesÂÂÂÂ 1x
    MurderdollsÂÂÂÂ 2xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Chronic FutureÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Rilo KileyÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Bright EyesÂÂÂÂ 2x
    Regina SpektorÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Jenny Lewis and the Watson twinsÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Arctic MonkeysÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Essex GreenÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Death Cab for CutieÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Hot ChipÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Soundtrack of our LivesÂÂÂÂ 1x
    The SoundsÂÂÂÂ 2x
    Emil JensenÂÂÂÂ 3xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Kristian AnttilaÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Sleeping BeautyÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Timo RäisänenÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    JR EwingÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Coheed and CambriaÂÂÂÂ 1x
    My Chemical RomanceÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Iron MaidenÂÂÂÂ 1x
    AniimaÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Sigur RósÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Jävla Flinck!ÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Auto AutoÂÂÂÂ 1x
    Fakie for NothingÂÂÂÂ 2xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Big Smile JapanÂÂÂÂ 1x
    LesliÂÂÂÂ 3xÂÂÂÂ Met
    AtthebusstopÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    August in FallÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Becky SharpÂÂÂÂ 2x
    EnvyÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂÂÂ(saw them in Germany)
    Long Distance CallingÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ (in Germany)
    Seven Feet FourÂÂÂÂ 1xÂÂÂÂ Met
    Franky LeeÂÂÂÂ 1x
    And A lot more, that I've forgotten!
    Oh, an this summer I'll go to West Coast Riot (
    Nofx, Lagwagon, Millencolin, Bad Religion, Comeback kid, no fun at all, Randy, Neverstore, Flogging Molly, and a LOT of other bands! [​IMG] It's gonna be great!
  14. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

    Jul 31, 2006
    I'm going to see Metallica on Rock in Rio! [​IMG]
  15. NeSchn

    NeSchn GBAPimpdaddy.

    Oct 4, 2007
    United States
    Troy,New York PimpStatus: King
    It sure is!
  16. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    First never let it be said that London is fun on a Sunday night when you have no money to play with, also do not gamble with such things as when you might get out and get an open ended ticket: I had to wait until 3pm the day after to get the train back and due to my lack of forethought I had no hotel.
    Good news is that I now know most of the area in a 3km radius from the station.

    Otherwise a great night was, only injury was my knuckles where some people decided chainmail was a good idea. To be fair though I could have done more to get out of the way.

    No if you will excuse me is has been nearly 36 hours since I slept.