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#1 youinreverse

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 06:46 PM

This thread's a little late, but I'm really interested to hear what everyone's top concerts of last year were.

Here's my list

1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs/YACHT
2. Modest Mouse/The Night Marchers
3. Pearl Jam/Ben Harper & Relentless7
4. Mogwai/Women
5. Matt & Kim/Amanda Blank
6. Built To Spill/Disco Doom/The Future of The Ghost
7. Sonic Youth/Awesome Color
8. Iron & Wine/Okkervil River
9. Bon Iver/Jenny Lewis
10. Death Cab For Cutie/Andrew Bird/Ra Ra Riot

So, what were yours?

#2 rabbitt

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:01 PM

Yeah Yeah Yeahs/Amanda Blank
Them Crooked Vultures
Silversun Pickups/Cage the Elephant

Giant Squid/Grayceon
The Dead Weather/Screaming Females
Isis/Pelican
Russian Circles
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum/Dub Trio
Arctic Monkeys
Melt-Banana/Melt-Banana Lite

There's no real order but the first three stand out. SGM and The Dead Weather may belong up there, though.

#3 mastagoalie

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:10 PM

I got to see Our Lady Peace twice
(HeD) Pe like 4 times
Kottonmouth Kings 3 times
311
Stone Temple Pilots
Tech N9nE, Bizarre, Ice Cube, Dayton Family, Twiztid, and a few other bands at the gathering of the juggalos 09
and there were more there, but I can't remember... edit: mushroomhead is in there too!

But forget 09, it's about 2010 now. Alice in Chains, 3 OLP shows in a week (actually this is all the week of 3/14-3/19 it's gonna be out of hand!
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#4 rodeojones903

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:15 PM

Sunny Day Real Estate

#5 st0neface

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:19 PM

I only saw four shows last year, but they were all pretty good.

Descending from best:

Atmosphere
Silversun Pickups
Common
Lupe Fiasco

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#6 senorwoohoo

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:28 PM

I didn't go to a lot of shows at all, really. I loved seeing the Roots again, but the Jay-Z show in October tops my short-list.

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:34 PM

Streetlight Manifesto put on a great show.
My Bloody Valentine was AMAZING, but we only got to see half the show due to some FUCKING BULLSHIT.


Fun Fun Fun Fest blew everything else away. Got to see:

Danzig
The Jesus Lizard
The Black and White Years
Growing
some of Fuck Buttons
Neon Indian
Mika Miko
Youth Brigade
D.R.I. (fucking intense as shit)
Melt-Banana
Gorilla Biscuits (who sucked)
Face to Face (SUUUUUCKED)

Of course there are tons of local shows I went to last year, but I'll have to think about this throughout the day to remember more big names.

#8 dmaul1114

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 07:50 PM

1. Dave Matthews Band. Both nights in Pittsburgh. Night 2 was especially outstanding.
2. Paul McCartney in Atlanta
3. Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction in Columbia, MD
4. Modest Mouse in Baltimore
5. Coldplay in Atlanta
6. U2 in Atlanta

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#9 tcrash247

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 08:55 PM

1. Nine Inch Nails & Jane's Addiction
2. Pearl Jam
3. Alice In Chains
4. Mastodon & High On Fire
5. 311
6. Metallica & Machine Head

#10 Maklershed

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 09:00 PM

Australian Pink Floyd

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#11 dastly75

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 09:18 PM

1.MUTEMATH/As Tall as Lions - MUTEMATH broke things down, never seen a better performance.
2.Say Anything/Eisley/.moneen/Miniature Tigers - As Say Anything is my favorite band, this was the most fun I had all year.
3.Manchester Orchestra/Audrye Sessions/Fun.
4.Cursive/Man Man
5.MAE/Person L

Those are the ones I can remember off the top of my head.

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#12 evildeadjedi

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 09:19 PM

1. Clutch
2. Baroness

I didn't see many shows myself.

However, I make it a habit to go see Clutch once a year at least. Imho they're one of the best bands of the last 20 years.
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#13 siderealshift

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 10:33 PM

The Pixies with Jay Reatard.

There were others, but that was a standout, for obvious reasons.

R.I.P. Jay. :(

#14 youinreverse

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 12:34 AM

Yeah Yeah Yeahs/Amanda Blank
Them Crooked Vultures
Silversun Pickups/Cage the Elephant

Giant Squid/Grayceon
The Dead Weather/Screaming Females
Isis/Pelican
Russian Circles
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum/Dub Trio
Arctic Monkeys
Melt-Banana/Melt-Banana Lite

There's no real order but the first three stand out. SGM and The Dead Weather may belong up there, though.

I wish I could have gotten into the Dead Weather show here.

Streetlight Manifesto put on a great show.
My Bloody Valentine was AMAZING, but we only got to see half the show due to some FUCKING BULLSHIT.


Fun Fun Fun Fest blew everything else away. Got to see:

Danzig
The Jesus Lizard
The Black and White Years
Growing
some of Fuck Buttons
Neon Indian
Mika Miko
Youth Brigade
D.R.I. (fucking intense as shit)
Melt-Banana
Gorilla Biscuits (who sucked)
Face to Face (SUUUUUCKED)

Of course there are tons of local shows I went to last year, but I'll have to think about this throughout the day to remember more big names.

Neon Indian was a great show. Tons of fun.

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 01:10 AM

january 28, is Behemoth/septic flesh/lighting swords of death and hero destroyed. cant wait :)

#16 Sir_Fragalot

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 01:49 AM

1. Edgar & Johnny Winter (Edgar was fantastic, Johnny was ok at best, but then again he can't even walk, lol).

2. Joe Bonamassa (He destroyed the place, ripping up the guitar).

3. Peter Frampton (If he didn't play his most popular work the show would of been good, but he did and it was a mixed bag of good and bad).

4. Robin Trower (A good performance).

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#17 Maklershed

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 02:01 AM

3. Peter Frampton (If he didn't play his most popular work the show would of been good, but he didn't and it was a mixed bag of good and bad).

4. Robin Trower (A good performance).



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#18 Segasonic01

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 02:44 AM

Green Day/Kaiser Cheifs was awesome as hell

I regret missing Kings of Leon & Paramore & I really wish Alice in Chains came to Tampa.

#19 NinjaPenguin777

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 03:22 AM

The one hour of Muse I got to see in Tampa

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 03:40 AM

Sum 41
Blink 182
Papa Roach

#21 georox

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 04:07 AM

Combichrist, with Dismantled, Aesthetic Perfection, and some terrible band that was a miserable failure as opening acts. Aesthetic Perfection was fucking amazing, Dismantled was really good, but Combichrist fucked shit up, and was overall insane.

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 04:13 AM

1. Nine Inch Nails & Jane's Addiction
2. Pearl Jam
3. Alice In Chains
4. Mastodon & High On Fire
5. 311
6. Metallica & Machine Head


You sir, are a bitch.

I didn't see any shows last year. :(

EDIT: Wait. I saw the Offspring in Milwaukee. Good show. Although it was hard to see anything from 80 miles away.

#23 Nifty_Shark

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 05:18 AM

Well I'm not going to post them all so I'll go with my two favorites
Agalloch
Gallows

#24 bardockkun

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 06:47 AM

NIN|JA immediately comes to mind. I Know I went to a few more, but both bands were good as it is, but Street Sweeper Social Club as an opener? Jesus Christ, amazing!
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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:47 AM

Built to Spill w/ Disco Doom and Violent Soho. BTS has got to be one of the best bands live, and in general. ;)

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:52 AM

Green Day was good, Seattle WA, although I was pretty wasted

I also enjoyed the Offspring this summer

I saw Hells Bells this fall

I would say the Offspring takes the cake this year

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 08:21 AM

KMFDM
Emilie autumn
Prodigy
Flaming lips
pixies
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Posted 17 January 2010 - 08:31 AM

KISS Alive 35 in Pittsburgh PA. The show was amazing and it even converted a few of my friends that I had to drag with me into full fledged KISS fans.
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Posted 17 January 2010 - 06:47 PM

Saw a couple good shows this past year, but the best 2 were Blink 182 and Bowling For Soup.



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#30 georox

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:35 PM

KMFDM
Emilie autumn
Prodigy
Flaming lips
pixies
Peganfest 2


You bastard. I got sick when Emilie Autumn was nearby. Missed the show. :( Wearing an Opheliac shirt right now even.

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