She was a very old 'play classics' fan. She kept screaming for them to play Run to the Hills. I was justified.
I was there as well. I'm still kinda gleaming from it...a week later. It was a great, great show. They sounded so much better than when I saw them there in 2006. We drove up from Columbus and it was worth it. I was also at the pre-party at the bar across the street earlier meeting all kinda fellow metalheads.
Ah good!Ha! I've no opinion of Spokane one way or the other because I've never been there. Had these people been from Bainbridge Island, I'd have called them hosers from Bainbridge Island.
They were actually cool, fellow Maiden fans, otherwise I wouldn't have shared a cab ride with them .Cabs and Uber were scarce after the show let out.
Interesting, we were both at the Vegas and Tacoma shows and seems we have similar opinions of how they each went.
I didn't see them. I got in the arena when they were finishing up...and I spent that time buying a t-shirt, a tour flag and beer.I was also in Detroit and loved the show and also drove over 300 miles to see it. However, when getting a great opportunity like The Raven Age are don't ya think it'd be smart for their monotone singer to not say things like, "If you don't like us, then f%#k off. We're just here to warm you up for Maiden."? To me it was unbelievable and I'm glad not everybody heard it including who I had with me. I think Maiden should reconsider letting them open anymore at all after that. I'd have sent them packing right there. The singer is not right for the band IMHO and that kind of attitude has no place in a professional atmosphere either.
I have never seen Janick with a Les Paul on stage before this tour, but it's possible that the one in this picture belonged to him (Picture from Fear of the Dark-era):
But I don't think that he used it live.
Is Dave still using the Les Paul some of the time, then? I thought he'd gone completely back to Strats.