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eric twinge

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962 posts

108 months

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Monday 28th May 2012 quote quote all
ok, personally, i think most modern stuff aint that great, i'm getting older and my dad was right all those years ago.

So most nights I trawl you tube looking for great live gigs from big bands over the years, i've watched Thin Lizzy, Fleetwood Mac, Free, Queen, Aerosmith, GnR, Jonny Cash, Beach boys, anything really, what do you suggest?

What have i missed over the years? I want to see influential bands, the originals!

Check this out Guns N Roses 1986 and have the audience are not even listening!

http://youtu.be/3ShJhbU2KsY

Cheers
ET

Edited by eric twinge on Monday 28th May 21:49

StevieBee

4,740 posts

141 months

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Tuesday 29th May 2012 quote quote all
This is combines the old and the new superbly well:

Gary Numan with Nine Inch Nails: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qlUFKFHNIU

hesnotthemessiah

2,121 posts

90 months

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Tuesday 29th May 2012 quote quote all
Pearl Jam MTV Unplugged 1992

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soQsPMRQWtI

schuey

606 posts

96 months

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Tuesday 29th May 2012 quote quote all
StevieBee said:
This is combines the old and the new superbly well:

Gary Numan with Nine Inch Nails: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qlUFKFHNIU
I have had that on my favourites list for a long time,its fab. As a longtime NIN fan and all round 80's electronica geek I was very excited when I first heard it. I once randomly met Gary Numan and told him how good it was,nice chap too.

Sprouts

858 posts

75 months

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Tuesday 29th May 2012 quote quote all
ALL this is tremendous. Les Claypool and His Fancy Band

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dq6hsPhDAXc&fea...
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Ferg

15,242 posts

143 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
AC/DC in stunning form at Essex SU Dancehall, Colchester.
I saw lots of bands here in my late teens including a memorable night with The Ramones, but I really wish I'd been at THIS gig..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQWJog7eYqY

TheHeretic

73,668 posts

141 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
Queen, Live Aid - Still the greatest live performance there is, IMHO.

Ferg

15,242 posts

143 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
TheHeretic said:
Queen, Live Aid - Still the greatest live performance there is, IMHO.
Tsk... not even close to THEIR best live, in my opinion. Freddie was always too scripted, same old patter every time. Great band, though.

TheHeretic

73,668 posts

141 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
Ferg said:
Tsk... not even close to THEIR best live, in my opinion. Freddie was always too scripted, same old patter every time. Great band, though.
Big Queen fan here, and have seen most of their Live stuff, but Live aid was different, as they were not really expected to be that impressive, particularly because of the sound setup. It was the only 'hairs standing up on your neck' performance that day, IMHO.

Ferg

15,242 posts

143 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
I saw them 5 times in all and Live Aid was just souless in comparison to other gigs I saw. Seeing bands in stadiums = Mistake...

TheHeretic

73,668 posts

141 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
Ferg said:
I saw them 5 times in all and Live Aid was just souless in comparison to other gigs I saw. Seeing bands in stadiums = Mistake...
I suppose that was because with their own gigs, they had the crown, their own setup, etc. it may well have sounded better, and all that Jazz, but I think their LA performance transformed that concert from a parade of artists, to a gig when they showed up.

Ferg

15,242 posts

143 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
Although I'd not say it rates particularly high in my own favourite live performances, I'd put their New London Theatre 6th October '77 as being the best I saw them. The band were on fire and the set was unusual containing Jailhouse Rock (although they took to doing it subsequently) and See What A Fool I've Been.

kiteless

7,063 posts

90 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
Two that immediately spring to mind, for me.

Thin Lizzy - Still In Love With You

John Sykes' solo for me is one of the greats.

&

For The Love of God - Vai @ Seville 1992

Vai's first, and best, live performance of the tune. Just majestic.


gazza285

1,331 posts

94 months

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Thursday 31st May 2012 quote quote all
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Venom smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZojdZGkojas

It should be crap, as it's all over the bloody place, but somehow that just makes it better.
Antony Bray aka Abaddon is one of the nicest people in metal I've ever met, and he's got loads of funny stories to tell about Venom, home made pyros indeed.

Crackie

1,436 posts

128 months

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Friday 1st June 2012 quote quote all
Considering how many times he must have played it before and his age; incredible.
Neil Young - Cortez the killer

Talk Talk at Montreax in 1986.......
Talk Talk - Such a shame

Talk Talk - Its my life

Edited by Crackie on Friday 1st June 13:05

ratbane

1,307 posts

102 months

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Friday 1st June 2012 quote quote all
Bjork - Joga, on Jools Holland. Cant post linkie.

stevejh

684 posts

90 months

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Friday 1st June 2012 quote quote all
ratbane said:
Bjork - Joga, on Jools Holland. Cant post linkie.
This one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6a4GVt_T8g

Edited by stevejh on Friday 1st June 13:29

LeoSayer

4,726 posts

130 months

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Friday 1st June 2012 quote quote all
Ferg said:
TheHeretic said:
Queen, Live Aid - Still the greatest live performance there is, IMHO.
Tsk... not even close to THEIR best live, in my opinion. Freddie was always too scripted, same old patter every time. Great band, though.
Scripted it may have been but to a 15 year-old who'd never seen Queen live on stage or on telly and who always thought they were a bit cheesy....I was blown away by how good they were.

ratbane

1,307 posts

102 months

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Friday 1st June 2012 quote quote all
stevejh said:
This one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6a4GVt_T8g

Edited by stevejh on Friday 1st June 13:29
Cant see it, but I think she only did it once on his show - fabulous performance.

zax

902 posts

149 months

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Friday 1st June 2012 quote quote all
From a TV show, but live anyway. Stevie Wonder bringing the 70's...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUXTG6ShYKk&fea...
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