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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby cfimages » 20 Jun 2011, 22:26

shika wrote:
Some bands don't give very nice shows in Asian countries and I'm concerned..


Only because of the difficulties in obtaining cocaine before the show. Give 'em a bump and they'll be fine. :D
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby Dougster » 21 Jun 2011, 00:37

Most so called prima donnas who come to these shores bring bad ass attitudes ... Elton John, Robbie Williams, to name but just two ...It will be interesting to see how the whole Lady Gaga performance will play out.
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby olm » 21 Jun 2011, 12:43

shika wrote:LINKIN PARK!?!?! *spazzes* Someone take me there!!

Has anyone ever been to their concerts in Taiwan? Some bands don't give very nice shows in Asian countries and I'm concerned..


Been to one, 2009 I think. Unfortunately got tickets way too far away and up. Lousy weather causing some sound problems, plus the people around me were just standing there. Maybe try to get better tickets this time, there seemed to be more action nearer to the stage... the tickets are not super expensive anyway. The show was done with a very good attitude as far as I can tell, and I somehow remember people saying that one Taipei concert (dunno if 2007 or which one) supposedly was especially good. Well, I couldn't tell, since 2009 or so was my first time I saw them. Well, if they are only half as good as the Amorphis/Children of Bodom concert this Sunday, I'll be happy enough.
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby irishmoe » 21 Jun 2011, 13:37

olm wrote:
shika wrote:LINKIN PARK!?!?! *spazzes* Someone take me there!!

Has anyone ever been to their concerts in Taiwan? Some bands don't give very nice shows in Asian countries and I'm concerned..


Been to one, 2009 I think. Unfortunately got tickets way too far away and up. Lousy weather causing some sound problems, plus the people around me were just standing there. Maybe try to get better tickets this time, there seemed to be more action nearer to the stage... the tickets are not super expensive anyway. The show was done with a very good attitude as far as I can tell, and I somehow remember people saying that one Taipei concert (dunno if 2007 or which one) supposedly was especially good. Well, I couldn't tell, since 2009 or so was my first time I saw them. Well, if they are only half as good as the Amorphis/Children of Bodom concert this Sunday, I'll be happy enough.


Where do you find out that these gigs are on? I'm forever finding out that metal bands I wouldn't mind seeing had a concert here after the date!
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby cfimages » 21 Jun 2011, 14:03

irishmoe wrote:Where do you find out that these gigs are on? I'm forever finding out that metal bands I wouldn't mind seeing had a concert here after the date!


Gig Guide TW is probably the best source.

http://gigguide.tw/
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby olm » 21 Jun 2011, 14:47

irishmoe wrote:Where do you find out that these gigs are on? I'm forever finding out that metal bands I wouldn't mind seeing had a concert here after the date!


Yep, GigGuide is THE place to check. Some stuff that I like I also post to Forumosa (Like Amorphis/Children OPf Bodom.

I normally also check http://www.taipeimetal.com/

And maybe some of the live houses:

http://www.thewall.com.tw/
http://www.legacy.com.tw/
http://www.velvet-underground.com.tw/
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby cfimages » 21 Jun 2011, 16:16

Just learned that the Chemical Brothers are coming on 7/26.

http://on.fb.me/mKq1Do

I saw them in early 2000 in Melbourne on their Surrender tour and they were fantastic.
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby fondle » 21 Jun 2011, 20:56

cfimages wrote:Just learned that the Chemical Brothers are coming on 7/26.

http://on.fb.me/mKq1Do

I saw them in early 2000 in Melbourne on their Surrender tour and they were fantastic.


aaa so keen! But NT3500... :S. Got to see 'em in NZ 2008, right up the front. I went craaaazy when they played Galvanize as their opening song ! :cool: :bravo:
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby irishmoe » 21 Jun 2011, 22:36

cfimages wrote:Just learned that the Chemical Brothers are coming on 7/26.

http://on.fb.me/mKq1Do

I saw them in early 2000 in Melbourne on their Surrender tour and they were fantastic.


I saw them that year too on the same tour, amazing gig.
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Re: Upcoming Concerts 2011

Postby irishmoe » 21 Jun 2011, 22:39

olm wrote:
irishmoe wrote:Where do you find out that these gigs are on? I'm forever finding out that metal bands I wouldn't mind seeing had a concert here after the date!


Yep, GigGuide is THE place to check. Some stuff that I like I also post to Forumosa (Like Amorphis/Children OPf Bodom.

I normally also check http://www.taipeimetal.com/

And maybe some of the live houses:

http://www.thewall.com.tw/
http://www.legacy.com.tw/
http://www.velvet-underground.com.tw/


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