Thursday, October 16, 2008

Disturbed @ Amsterdam

So I've been to the Disturbed concert at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam and it was in one word: Awesome!



If you get a bit tired of the drumsolo, skip to 3.00 or something where the intro for Down with the sickness starts and listen to the 'crowd burn' they did..breaking it off for a sec.

There was a lot of moshing going on, but I couldn't find a youtube movie of it :(

8 Comments:

Blogger Maarten Jalink said...

You where moshing? Got Nirvana - MTV Unplugged on vinyl btw ;)

19 October 2008 at 22:44  
Blogger lastlifeinmyuniverse said...

wow. that IS cool.

20 October 2008 at 05:45  
Blogger Arjan said...

@ Maarten: yeah..but without flailing my arms around or punching people..because that's just lame ánd gets your arms broken. And about Mtv unplugged: sweeeet! Where did you find it? I'm gonna try and get my parent's lp player to work (again) next weekend.

@ Deb: yes it was! Disturbed is on very high rotation on my pc. Especially last week.

20 October 2008 at 13:22  
Blogger Maarten Jalink said...

They're selling brand new LPs at Media Markt and Saturn now. But I just bought two Beatles albums of Markplaats ;) (I already had the blue one, but I guess that one now belongs to my father again :))

20 October 2008 at 14:29  
Blogger The Angelus Sanctus said...

*sad face*

I wanted to go to Disturbed when they came here, alas money and yeah, PSHT! basically...

20 October 2008 at 14:56  
Blogger Arjan said...

hmm I guess that'll be another 2 years wait then.

I also saw footage of Rock am Ring (Germany) 2008 where they performed, that was really awesome..you couldn't see the end of the crowd.

22 October 2008 at 09:55  
Anonymous AliWiseman said...

've been a Disturbed fan for years... but by god was this an awful concert. If you listen at the end of this little speech to the vocals you'll hear how off key he was. All night! Anything which he growled / spoke.. was fine.. but when he sang.. my gods... I've seen the Celine Dion version of ACDC's all night long, and that is probably the only other occurrence of such a slaughtering of what are normally really good songs! Never ever again will I see these live! They were truly awful

30 October 2008 at 14:16  
Blogger Arjan said...

hmm maybe I was too busy enjoying the show to listen to his off-key voice haha. I just enjoyed the aspect of a huge crowd going all out on the music and had a great time. Good thing that there are always the on-key cd's I guess.

I checked your site too, good to see most of your life's turning out to be good. It reminds me how fortunate I still am being able to have a good relationship with my family. It was humbling.

30 October 2008 at 23:23  

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