...and, so, what live concerts have you been to?
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not much of a trent reznor fan. well since pretty hate machine...
February 10th, 2008 03:43 AM
I wanna see ministery!
not much of a trent reznor fan. well since pretty hate machine
February 10th, 2008 04:10 AM
KISS(1975,1st concert and 3 times since), Rush, Journey, Triumph x3, Nazerath x2, April Wine, Boston, Van Halen x2, Molly Hatchet x2, AC/DC x3, Ozzy x3, Black Sabbath x2, Judas Priest x2, Iron Maiden, Metallica x2, Black Crowes, Aerosmith x2, Ratt, Bon Jovi x2, Scorpions x2, Styx, Motley Crue x2, Rainbow, Ted Nugent x3, Cheap Trick x2, Steve Miller, John Mellencamp x2(1st time as John Cougar), Yes, Eagles, Reo Speedwagon, last 1, Talking Heads, my GF liked them and she was HOT so I suffered.
Hmm, country, Gary Allen, Martina Mcbride x2, Toby Keith x2, Allan Jackson, Kenny Chesney x2, Brooks & Dunn, Dirks Bentley and Sugarland.
February 10th, 2008 04:14 AM
burning down the house...lol
February 10th, 2008 05:04 AM
This really stresses my memory, since I started going to concerts in 1969-and I'm sure that I'm leaving some out.
Jimmy Buffett (at least 15 times)
Neil Diamond (also very many times, second to Jimmy)
Barry Manilow (the real concert, not the current Vegas Show)
Loggins and Mecina
Brewer & Shipley
Doobie Brothers (Jim Croce was to perform, cancelled due to a cold, and died not long after)
Sergio Franki (Vegas showroom, not technically a concert, but no real difference)
Elton John (I was the paramedic providing coverage for the coliseum- didn't like the seat they gave me, and wandered around. Ended up watching him from back stage- it was pretty cool, and I wasn't told to leave until time for Elton to come backstage)
Steppenwolf (my very first concert, in Honolulu while on a nice trip, with Blue Cheer- bought the tickets the day of the show, sat in the 6th row, couldn't hear for a day afterwards)
And missing a concert that I really wanted to see, showed my new girlfriend (now wife) that I was very serious- I had managed to get front row tickets to see Bonnie Raitt at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas. I lived here in Vegas. she lived in Silicon Valley, and we would alternate weekends flying back and forth. She hurt her back, and wasn't able to fly to get here for the concert. I gave the tickets to a friend, and few to Silicon Valley to be with her. That pretty much sealed our relationship.
February 10th, 2008 05:26 AM
Front row for Bonnie Raitt...that'd be a mighty tough decision for me! I headed up her security force when she performed in Phoenix in 1985. What a talent!
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February 10th, 2008 09:59 AM
Oooo....now I gotta think
The Gatlin Bro.s
Harry Connick Jr.
There a couple-few more but I can't think of 'em all right this
I will say one of my biggest disappointments was missing Jimmy Buffet's concert.....twice!
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February 10th, 2008 10:23 AM
Lately...Trans-Siberian Orchestra - 3 years in a row. WoW!
...Rush - 1983 - Moving Pictures.
...Judas Priest - 1983 - Screaming for Vengence.
...Heart - 1984 - Babe le Strange.
...Kiss - 1987 - Lick it up. (no Makeup).
I've seen Alabama, Reba, Trace Adkins, Clay Davidson, Sawyer Brown. Those were here at Ft. Sill, I was shanghaied by the wife. Not my type of show. Also have seen a battle of the band formatted show with local bands, was fun.
I didn't get out much in my teens.
February 10th, 2008 10:30 AM
I seen him in 82 or 83 West Palm Beach Auditorium.
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February 10th, 2008 04:09 PM
I saw NIN in one of their first concerts, in very early 1990, when they opened for Peter Murphy. I had only heard of them because I worked at my college radio station, and we got a promo copy of Pretty Hate Machine...I was sold. Disco with attitude! Trent was so drunk at the show, he knocked his guitarist into the audience and destroyed the drum kit halfway through the show...good times! I saw them again six months later - headlining.
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I also would have loved to have seen Siouxsie, Bahaus, heck, all those bands. Bahaus recently toured again, but I was overseas. The one band I wish I'd seen more than any other is Joy Division, followed closely by The Smiths, but there's 0 chance for the former and very little for the latter.
Oh, I also saw The Dead Milkmen (in Philly!), 7 Seconds, They Might Be Giants...and I'm sure I'm still forgetting some.
I also saw Soundgarden in mid 1991 playing the back stage of the Capital Theater in Olympia, WA. There were about 100 people there... Awesome.
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February 10th, 2008 06:21 PM
I've been to probably about 150 concerts in my life for various bands. Mostly death/speed metal. Probably the only thing most here would recognize is Ozzfest. For about 4 years I lived in moshpits.
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February 10th, 2008 06:39 PM
I love Joy Division! They are still my favorite band...I absolutely would go back in time for one night to see them play live.....pre-90's New Order was good, but Bernard Sumner is no Ian Curtis.
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BTW, last week I picked up the soundtrack for the film "Control."
The Smiths was a great group too. Just remembered, I saw Seven Mary Three, an excellent Goth group called Mors Syphilitic (a few years back in NYC) and Spyro Gyra ( lot of years ago in PR).
I'm a big Killing Joke, Morcheeba, and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds fan too....yet other groups I regret never seeing live.
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February 10th, 2008 06:43 PM
Chicago, Mountain, Leon Russell, Dave Mason, Robin Trower, Johnny Winter, Wishbone Ash, Eric Clapton, Roger McGuinn, Sean Phillips, Bruce Springsteen (2X) George Benson, Chic Corea, Pat Metheny Group (2X)
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February 10th, 2008 08:43 PM
Peter, Paul & Mary
Pete Seger (sp?)
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One of the Imperials went to my Church when I was a kid. They actually played at a church dance when they were getting started...... One of the benefits (maybe the only one) of spending some of my early years growing up in NYC.
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February 10th, 2008 09:20 PM
KISS w/Skidrow and Ted Nugent opening
Beach Boys (hey I was 13,...haha)
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February 10th, 2008 09:33 PM
Dang, I saw Rush, REO, BOC, Black Sabbath, Dio and Ozzy in the '70s and '80s. You must be near to a geezer, too.
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