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BEST LIVE SHOWS

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by graffitiSUX, Nov 30, 2001.

  1. graffitiSUX

    graffitiSUX Senior Member

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 1,659 Likes Received: 0
    the title says it all. tell us the best live show you've seen.


    for me it was the mc supernatural/jurassic 5 european tour 2001. saw them play the dublin show. it was fucking crazy.

    supernat was the warm up, and he had the crowd going nuts. he was on stage for about a half hour, and freestyled for every minute of it. dropped some crazy lines.

    then j5 came on and rocked it. they would play about 4 or 5 songs, all mixed together, then run off stage and nu-mark and cut chemist would take over on the decks/drums/xylaphone/chimes/portable record player for a while. then the mc's would run out again, do some more songs, run off, and then the format kept going for a good 2 hours. then at the end all the lads and supernat got on stage and had a freestyle session.

    best show ever.
     
  2. nipples-galore

    nipples-galore Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 4, 2001 Messages: 2,567 Likes Received: 0
    Flogging Molly in Providence last year was one of my favorites. They fuckin rocked. $2.00 Guiness special too.......got to meet Matt Hensley...it was a great day.
     
  3. Rodney Trotter

    Rodney Trotter Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 23, 2001 Messages: 1,683 Likes Received: 1
    It was back in 1991, when Nice and Smooth played the Hammersmith Palais in London. It was just after their 'Ain't a Damn Thing Changed' album had come out. Shit was off the damn hook, especially when Smooth B said one of his friends from the Bronx was passin' through, and Tim Dog came out on stage and ripped a verse from Fuck Compton. This was back when there was nothing commercial about hip hop so it was just true heads up for a party. I think I preferred it that way.

    All sing along now...'Nice and Smooth is funky, also hip hop junkies, all we wanna do is UH UH in you'

    :D
     
  4. beardo

    beardo Guest

    phish 12-31-99 played a 2 hour set in the afternoon then came back and played from midnight till 7:30am

    top that
     
  5. 455

    455 Guest

    you know, I never did like Rage Against The Machine--but when I saw them play live I could'nt believe it...every song they played was like cd quality...and on top of that, the Roots played live---when the bass player "HUB" busted out Jimi Hendrix's "Foxy Lady" the crowd went ballistic...that show was dope...another sick show I went to was the Living Legends w/Moka Only and Anticon...oh yeah, Boom-Bap was there too...you Seattle heads know what show I'm talking about...number 3 would be seeing Jeru Tha Damaja live at the Slam City Jam with Swollen Members..that was a couple of years ago...actually some of the best shows I have ever seen where "freestyle sessions" at some local house parties---sometimes those get nuts.....
     
  6. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 10,006 Likes Received: 27
    RATM / Beastie Boys / Bad Religion...East Rutherford, NJ...Mumia benefit.

    Sick...just sick.
     
  7. LeopoldBloom

    LeopoldBloom New Jack

    Joined: Nov 6, 2001 Messages: 63 Likes Received: 0
    Saw them in Buffalo 2 months ago and nearly shit myself... the second best show ever. The first: Sunny Day Real Estate in Rochester. No opening act, nearly 2-hour set. I could've died that night.
     
  8. shameless self promotion

    shameless self promotion 12oz Legend

    Joined: Mar 7, 2001 Messages: 16,306 Likes Received: 104
    hum...id have to say run dmc/the roots in cleveland...or less than jake in carlisle pa...both got me totally mind blown.
     
  9. fr8oholic

    fr8oholic Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 23, 2000 Messages: 9,256 Likes Received: 2
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  11. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    I saw a band called The Hives the other night. They are from Sweden. They put on a good show. I've seen tons of bands that put on good live shows, but they are the most recent.
     
  12. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 40
    radiohead 1997, rolling stones 1996, and pink floyd 1996. all equally awesome.
     
  13. Are2

    Are2 Guest

    BAD BRAINS 1989 ..at The Rage in Bmore..small venue, incredible show

    jane's addiction 1993 ..1st lollapalooza

    clutch 1994 ..fall brawl?

    beatnuts 1995 ...ha!! with life of agony of all people!
     
  14. fr8lover

    fr8lover Guest

    sonic youth/REM amphatheater show '95
    my 3rd weezer show, when we were swaying and the lights came on and confetti dropped down
    the roots okayplayer tour was amazing...
    my first concert was still probably my favorite...in 6th grade seeing weezer with my dad in 94...what an experience...
     
  15. NeO

    NeO New Jack

    Joined: Nov 16, 2001 Messages: 91 Likes Received: 0
    <span style='color:crimson'>Metallica 1997"</span>
     
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