After a few months in Portugal it was time to capture a bigger, international Hardcore event. After arriving a little bit later to the venue and missing the first band, For The Glory were tearing up the stage with really impressive sound, specially the drums and basses were devastating. Good energy and vibe on stage, but unfortunately the (home) crowd was pretty static, except a few people giving back the energy to the band. After quite a long break it was time for Angel Du$t and their mixture of Punk Rock and Hardcore, kicking in with their single "Stepping Stone". They brought a good energy on stage and after a couple of songs the crowd started to warm up, few fast songs and good speeches later and they were finishing their set with a cover or two and got a good reaction from the crowd. Following a short break the "Surfin' Bird" blasted through the speakers and it was time for the Hardcore legends Sick of it all to hit the stage. The crowd started everything a little bit slowly but after a few speeches about ballads and Punk Rock energy delivered by Lou Koller the thing started moving and the energy was bursting through the venue. The bend delivered all the classics and a few new pit anthems from their latest opus "The Last Act Of The Defiance". The things almost got too hot at the end when the fan jumped on Lou and knocked him face first to the crowd but the singer (after initial shock) took it really professional and cool (him and the fan also talked things through on Facebook after the concert). An awesome night full of positive vibes, big smiles and great singalongs!
15.04.2015, Republica da Musica, Lisboa
Photos,words & video by: Jaka Čurlič
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