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Old 07-15-2010, 07:05 AM   #1
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07.16.2010 - Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood

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SETLIST
Third Eye
Jambi
-Ions
Stinkfist
Vicarious
EBA
The Patient
Intolerance
Schism
46&2
-intermission-
Lateralus w/ Gino from Rajas
Aenima
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IN fucking CREDIBLE!!!!!!!! Third eye was insane!!!!! A Great opener!!!! 5th TOOL show!!!!! Pretty much the same setlist as the previous shows. absolutly awsome!!!! i loved seeing intolerance live!!! they never cease to amaze me!!!!! Probably the best setlist ive seen from tool live!!!!! I think 10 songs aint shit!!!! they need to add at least one or two more songs to the setlist LOVE TOOL!!!!!!!!
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Third Eye
Jambi
-Ions
Stinkfist
Vicarious
EBA
The Patient
Intolerance
Schism
46&2
-intermission-
Lateralus w/ Gino from Rajas
Aenima

Missed all of Rajas because Planet Hollywood lined us all up and took forever to get the crowd in the venue. I have always wondered why Tool plays arena shows most everywhere else and crams us into small venues here in Vegas? This venue was bigger than the Pearl or the old Joint, so more folks got to see the show, but they really need to be at the Thomas and Mack, the MGM or the Mandalay Bay.

You would think after living in Vegas 15 years, nothing could surprise me. Had gold circle tix and saw a chick get all the way down with us by strategically seeking out male ticket takers and flashing her ample, yet firm bosoms. Vegas baby!

Cell phone camera nazis in full effect, saw several people get stern warnings and talkings to, there even may have been some finger wagging, but I did not see anybody get escorted out or have their phones confiscated.

Lots of hip hop on the soundtrack between bands. Eazy E's 8 Ball was a nice touch, people were looking at me funny because I knew most of the words. There was also a cool track that I would like to know who it was, the lyric was something along the lines of "She said she would take me some place I have never been but the truth is it is a place I would never want to be". Had a chill vibe even though it sounded as though there was some heavy stuff going down.

Lights go down, Timothy Leary's voice comes up. Not much new to report here except Maynard was wearing a shirt that said "Postal" and he used a lot of vocal effects to cover for the fact that he can't or won't sell the song the way he did on the Salival album. This is not a shot or criticism at Maynard, just an observation. Hey, we are all 10 years older now. He was drinking red wine straight from the bottle, wonder if it was his? I am partial to the Chupacabra.

The concert built momentum as the show progressed, the setlist was well chosen, even it was 75% of the same stuff we saw last go around. The lighting and production values of the stage set have come way up from the last few visits to Vegas. Stinkfist brought it as it always does. The extended drum solo in The Patient was a nice tease for the drum off that would come later. I would like to be able to do one thing in this life as well as Danny Carey plays drums. Alas, it is likely not to be. I can tolerate my ordinary-ness as long as from time to time, I get to be in close proximity to extraordinary and bask in it's glory. Humbling and uplifting, thanks to Danny for that. He truly is the engine that drives Tool. Intolerance was a fun drive down memory lane, even if a healthy percentage of the crowd were just sperm when the band wrote the song (Maynard's words, not mine).

After intermission the band railed into Lateralus and Gino from Rajas came out for the drum off, that dude can wail. Maynard wished him luck, and after a few minutes held up an arrow pointing to Gino, then to Danny, and back and forth several times, ostensibly to illicit crowd response for each drummer. Maynard then pulled out other signs, one of which said WTF and held it in front of Danny. Good times. The show closed with a ribald Aenema and it's usual admonishments of LA in particular and society in general. See you down in Arizona bay indeed.

$45 for a T Shirt?!?! Love you guys but I can't pull the trigger on that one.

Spiral out, keep going, learn to swim.
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This was my third time seeing Tool live and they don't disappoint. I've got some issues with Planet Hollywood though. I showed up at 7:20 for the 8pm show and spent 20 minutes circling the parking garage without finding a spot. I ended up parking at Ellis Island, which I'm sure wasn't the best solution but I had to park somewhere quickly, and hoofed it over there. I get in and have to wander around a goddamn SHOPPING MALL to find the theater. Once inside I miss the first half of the opener's set, which actually sounded pretty good. They charge me $4 for a frigging cup of water, the bathroom is a smoky mob scene, and there's no standing room. Most insanely the ushers were bitching at people for texting on their cell phones between the opener and Tool. The most absurd thing for a show which proudly proclaims, "Think for yourself; question authority." Just don't touch you cell phone or you'll get kicked out. A lady in front of me tried to snap a couple photos during the show and an usher grabbed it and spent three minutes deleting the photos. All while the show's going on.

Look, personally I think it's kind of stupid to try to take photos or record the show. Unless you're using professional equipment and have better access than a 63rd row ticket it's not going to be worth looking at later and right now you've got four of the best musicians in the world playing their balls off and some incredible visuals going off around you. All I want to do is immerse myself as deeply in this moment and this experience as possible and you can't do that when you're staring at a cell phone. Except for flash photography, which can actually affect the performance, who gives a shit? Telling someone between sets that they can't make plans for after the show is an incredibly asinine overreaction.

The show itself was incredible. Tool has never disappointed me, never a bad album or show. I particularly liked the flaming visuals for Jambi and well, 46&2 just floors me every time live. Crowd energy was pretty good on the way out the crowd kept breaking into a spontaneous cheer, at first I thought Maynard was making a surprise appearance in the lobby or something but it was just the energy from the show still vibrating through us. That's why despite some problems with the venue it's always worth the time and money to see Tool. It's worth my shredded vocal cords too.
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VegasNitro, the song in question is DJ Shadow of the Outsider album, can't remember which one specifically, i think it's "backstage girl"
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Re: 07.16.2010 - Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood

Great show! Same as the others (cept night 2 at red rocks). I did notice that they were not using all their lighting gear. Th large led screen at the very top that stretches across the stage (the one that stopped working rr night 2) was either gone or not working. Great show, even though i got so drunk i could see straight. Also sat next to a really nice couple from the town i live in. I also met a guy who was going to the show at the airport before boarding. Will post more in a bit. Right before EBA adam danny n justin did a minute or so of what sounds like new material. Though nothing that they havent already i dont think.
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Ive been an extremely loyal Tool fan for at least 15 years now and haved loved every show. (been to every one here in vegas and then some) I wish i could say the same for the show last night at the Planet Hollywood. It really took so long to let everyone in that almost everyone missed the opening band. There was no parking at all, overall just a really frustrating experience. Its really not Tools fault, but this is just not the kind of venue that they should been playing in. The vibe was just not there at all. This venue is more meant for theatre type productions. The intimate vibe that is nescessary for a Tool concert was just not there and it really let me down. Felt more disconnected from the music then ever and that whole internal elevated experience was just gone. Ruined. Much rather would see them at the the thomas and mack. Man those were the good ol days when vibes seemed to be the best. Set list was the same as usual, it seemed more geared towards the "radio tool fans" and played the more commercial tracks minus one or two songs. I'd love to hear them play wings again, its also unfortunate that the general crowd is so inconsiderate and abnoxiously loud in the most vulnerable parts of those songs. I hope it didnt spoil them from not wanting to play those tracks again. I cant believe im complaining this much?! but im just so heartbroken at the overall experience, and we all know TooL took a nice long break before they came back here to Las Vegas, only to have handed an awful experience. Love you tool, dont ever stop, but pleeeze do not ever go back to planet hollywood.
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This was by far the worst of the 6 tool shows I have ever seen. I agree with the negatives said about the venue and feel that even the sound was off. As Maynard said lets see if this works (in a lackluster way) and for me it did not work. The stage did not fit so you could not see the top and the screens on each side were sub par at best. I have seen the band twice at the pearl and it is by far a much better experience. I am not going to Bitch about the set list, because if you are a true fan of tool you know whats coming. At least play basically the same show at a good venue. All and all if you like tool it was worth it, but I would never go back to PH for even tool.
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agree with the thoughts on the venue and PH ingeneral. took an hour just to get into the garage. and when we did get in the idiot security was telling everyone the garage was full and that we had to park next door and walk over. I drove around them and went up into the garage and guess what? there were parking spots everywhere! what idiots. how the hell do they know if the garage is full? theyre down at the street. poor communication to whoever was telling them that. finally got into PH at 8:30 had a cpl drinks at the halo bar and then walked right in from there no prob. didnt have to wait in line.
Inside, our seats were great. center section about 10 rows back .
sitting next to us was one of Dannys friends from Kansas. super nice guy, who walked us back after the show to meet Danny in his dressing room. What a great guy he is. Very down to earth, no attitude. got a pic taken with him and we just hung out and had some drinks and mingled. What a memorable experience.
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Let me start by saying how influential Tool has been to me and what an impact they have had on me. Maynards genius lyrics and Tool's amazing sounds make them one of the most unique rock bands alive. I think Maynard is one of the most talented artists that music has ever come by. Last night I finally had the opportunity to see them live in Las Vegas at PH, and was shockingly let down. Maynard was hidden in the back (next to Danny) with no lighting shun on him.

The opening "Third Eye" was absolutely amazing. Maynard was loud and the song was heavy, and started the show off perfectly. Then they played one of my top 3 favorite Tool songs, Jambi. The music was slowed down, and Maynards voice was almost incompetent. He sang so softly into the mic you couldn't hear him loudly, and there was a lack of emotion behind his voice. The equipment at PH was not the reason behind his disappointing voice because he sounded loud when he chose to be loud.

"Stinkfist" sounded absolutely horrible. The chorus sounded terrible and there wasnt much movement from the barely visible Maynard.

"Vicarious" another one of my favorite songs was extremely disappointing. He did not even finish the lyrics to the song. "VICARIOUSLY IIIIII LIVE WHILE THE WHOLE WORLD DIES!!" The heaviest part of the song was left out.

"The Patient," "Intolerance," "Lateralus," and "Aenema" were absolutely brilliant! Maynard sounded loud and clear. "Forty Six and Two" was one of the songs I was highly anticipating and I was just barely satisfied.

This post is heartbreaking for me to write. Tool is the most intriguing band this generation has come by. The band did not have their heart into this concert. Seems like it was put together to make a quick buck. I hope when they realease their new album next year (?) that Maynard has that angry edge to his voice, that makes Tool such an inspiring band. Maynard used the same joke about writing "intolerance" when half the audience were sperm, and he will use it again in his next show in LA.

Basically if you went to see a good light show, while hearing Tool live then it was a good show. If you are trying to capture an amazing performance from the band members, especially Maynard, youre wasting your time and money.
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Last night was my first Tool show! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAmazing.
Now, I'm 42 and grew up near Hollywood, I have seen and partied/hung out with a lot of rockstars. What I am saying is, although this was my first Tool concert, I know a good show when I see it.
These guys were ON last night, just a great show! No, not a once in a lifetime performance, all the same I saw experienced artists flawlessly executing their craft, and it looked to me as if they were enjoying themselves as well.
This may have been my first Tool show but I have been a BIG fan for a real long time. In no way did I feel let down. Their set moved real nice, opening with Third Eye was perfect. I was, I suppose surprised at the end of the show. it ...Just ended. I needed more. At least one encore, please. Oh well I guess that's just too "rockstar" for Maynrd, I get it. doesn't change the abrupt ending leaving me feeling a little like I just had sex without climaxing.
Yes, PH sucked in general. I got lucky. I had a friend drop me off, I too walked right in from the halo bar. So I didn't park or wait in line, score.
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VegasNitro, the song in question is DJ Shadow of the Outsider album, can't remember which one specifically, i think it's "backstage girl"
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no idea what show the guys complaining above went to... drove in from phoenix and thought it was a great show.

while the venue isn't amazing for music it was small and every seat appeared to have a great view. the line was ridiculous, terrible security and lots of cutting. good thing they started later than usual, likely due to the absurd line.

i was upper dead center (307), and thoroughly enjoyed the show.

seen them every chance since 02, was up there for their best show imo (wings debut in LA is hard to beat though), 3rd eye is an amazing opener, intolerance shreds and the patient is always a treat. i thought maynard was into it, as was the rest of the band.

setlist pic, courtesy of maria who snagged juniors setlist - for you conspiracy theorists, check the location and dates "everywhere else 7/4 - ????". more dates to be added perhaps?

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_EfNIzxa2HpE/TE...00716-2321.jpg

(btw, lighting and soundboard guys, we aren't idiots... automatic emphatic *no* on setlist requests, and then one guy looks at me and says "who is junior" when i say i'm trying to get his setlist since I know he gives it out, when hes standing 15 feet from jr.

second, people in 307 (and im sure other sections) were yelling at a few people around me for STANDING UP! they said "down in front" and "if you sit, everyone could see the show"... really vegas fans? its a 2 hour concert, and you can't stand up? its not a damn opera or piano recital...

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You are in Vegas on a Friday night, how easy do you expect parking to be?? I parked at MGM and just walked over because I knew this... idiots. As for the line at PH, a little hint for next time... just go to the front of the line where they check your tickets and just step in line... sure it may be cutting, but I've done this at every concert in this venue (6 different occasions) and it works EVERY time, security does not care up there, security only cares at the back of the line.

As for the concert. This is by far THE BEST TOOL SHOW EVER SEEN!!! I do know know why people were hating on the venue because I thought it was the best sounding venue that I have seen them in. This was my 5th show (twice in NY, once in MA and NJ). I thought they sounded the best out of all those. After they played 3rd eye, Maynard says " Tonight is going to be a good night" and he was spot on!!! They sounded great all the way thru and were right on with every single song!! Maynard was vocal and loud. If you could not hear him, next time take the ear plugs out.

"Put your hands up if you are 21 and under... now keep them up. You were only sperm when this song was written"... cue intolerance. Also at some point ( I forget when) he says "Happy birthday Owen... hopefully you do better tonight". He also held out score cards for the drummer dual but I could not read the #'s (section 311, which btw the sound was AWESOME up there).

If I did not know any better, it seems as though they played an intermission part from Opiate and may have teased us with Lost Keys and some new material.

If you did not enjoy this concert, its because you had a problem/attitude with parking/waiting in line and decided to carry it over into the show because this was by far THEEEEEEEEEEEEEE BEST. And as for encores... you should have already known that they NEVER EVER do it... your fault for giving yourself blue balls.
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Not much to add to what has already been said. Knowing what the set list was before hand I was more excited for this show than any other since the Aenima tour. My expectations were high and of course Danny and gang surpassed them.

A big thanks to Judge and his beautiful bride for giving me a lift to the show!

Planet Hollywood was very poorly organized for this event. Hell, I had to ask an usher if there was an opening band. The 'theater' is not optimal for a rock concert. Having seen Tool at the Pearl a few times, this 'theater' paled in comparison. Tool must have had a hell of a deal to play there. I won't go back if they were to play there again.

I hope they will be back sometime in the near future!
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It was cool meeting you. Thanks for the drinks. Cant believe we finally made it into that place. turns out we sat next to some longtime friends of Dannys . They invited us back after the show. Danny was totally cool, laidback, and down to earth. good times
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Gotta say that i loved the show. I have never seen TooL in concert, so this was like an out of body expierence (have been a huge fan since i was young!). They sounded better than any other band i have ever seen or heard, and the lights were very cool, even though i didn't see much of the show because i was head banging the shit out of the seat in front of me lol. We were so close too i think 8 rows back, i almost got a frizbee but some guy was sober and my drunk ass couldn't react fast enough haha.
Oh and sorry to the girl next to me for hitting here broken arm, it was accidently lol!

I didn't really have a negative expierence, i will say i hate seats, and the guys sitting down like it was a movie suck. If your going to sit down don't tell the ones standing up to sit, its a concert and im going to enjoy it and im not going to be disrespectful and sit on my ass.

Also i dunno why all you guys had a hard time findind parking, heres what i did, we drove up to the paris and had our shit valet parked. Then we went to blondies and had some drinks. Other than the seats and that huge line that was never ending, i really enjoyed it.

Anyways thank you TooL, the concert was everything i hoped for and you will be missed until next time!

Thanks to Carl T for grabbing those tickets for us, ticketmaster sucks, the only way to get TooL tickets are from the box office.
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"Basically if you went to see a good light show, while hearing Tool live then it was a good show. If you are trying to capture an amazing performance from the band members, especially Maynard, youre wasting your time and money."

yup. clearly you are not a fan. I mean an opinion is an opinion, but I was at that show, 18th to be exact, and that was the first time I have seen that band sober, and it was every bit as moving as the 1st time I saw them over a decade ago.

the only thing that sucked, was waiting in the line that seemed to go on forever, but that is just a minor quibble, lines can be expected, after all is VEGAS, and it is a Concert.

sorry you wasted your money, but I would have paid twice what I did to see that show, again and again.

Well Done TOOL. Well done

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This was approx my 30th Tool show. I don't feel like scrolling though the archives to count but give or take...

First, to all those complaining about things like "Maynard is barely visible" or, "he skipped the end of Vicarious" who then claim to be true fans... give me a break. You claim you are are true fans yet you still don't know that MJK doesn't approach the front of the stage nowadays, and you haven't heard that he skips the high notes at the end of Vicarious? (sbagheri's review was particularly clueless) If you wanted to see Maynard screaming and flipping out like the old days you should have gotten your shit together and went to see them back then. Unfortunately there's this construct called time and it has consequences such as a 46 year old man can't scream like a 30 year old man. Not to be a fanboy but let's be realistic here. Did you really expect him to come out with the old pink pjs and Doc Martins while gargling nails? Just a reality check. By the way, anyone who claims to be a Tool fan and tells me they've seen them only once just now in the 18 years they've been around... I just don't take seriously... you're just talking shit.

Sorry for the rant. Quick review. Line for show was truly brutal as mentioned. Other items of note...

We definitely got some new material from them. Little snippets here and there. In particular Justin played a bassline before Vicarious that sounded great and pretty well structured in that it could be part of a song. Sounded bright and uplifting rather than dark and disturbing for lack of a better description.

The crowd was good and intoxicated. Was in the front section and everyone near us was rocking out pretty hard. The band seemed to feed off of it. Maynard especially. I know he doesn't thrash like the old days, but by today's MJK standards he was lively.

The Tool we got on this night wasn't the tightest I've ever seen them, but the energy was there despite some miscues. Lateralus was particularly sloppy and Justin's bass took a shit towards the end of Aenima, and a couple jams didn't work out perfectly but the band was going for it and into it. Danny had a great night. I've seen the Lateralus drum off thing a bunch now and this was the best I've seen. The drummer from the opener did the right thing and just hit as hard as he could. Danny also crushed Forty-Six and 2 as the spotlight (in the form of a masonic symbol) was on him. Glad to see him take a little extra credit.

Maynard did great on The Patient. He sounded like 2001 again on that song. He seemed to push it on Intolerance as well. Nice to hear those songs back to back. They truly are two of the bands more punishing hard hitting songs. Great stuff.

It's been awesome to see this band evolve from the raw emotion days to the consummate pros they are now. Overall this show is definitely in the top 10 of the 30 or so shows I've seen. It was a Friday night in Vegas and they were there to party with us... that was the vibe and it was a good one.
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Show #5 for this tour. DAMMIT! I missed Rajas again. The best part of the night for me was seeing Gino and Danny go at it during the drum-off. Just nuts and probably the best i've seen. I had a great seat for this one Adams side Sec 105 Row M Seat 2 and got a chance to take a few picks without any hastle from the staff.

A few mess ups but did like what Biff was talking about the part before Vicarious. Whatever Justin was playing sounds really nice. Very DOORS The Endish a bit.

This time had a chance to do a bit of pre-partying at the hotel. Cracked open a few bottles of Caduceus vino to start the night. My friend the birthday boy from AZ that was in S.F. made it out again along with a few more AZ peeps. This night he had a blast thanks to guy with some shrooms. Of course he scored them after i grabbed his poster for me to hold since he was a bit buzzed and had walked back to my seat. Sure could have used a bit. A lot of people came to this show from all over the place and it was great to hang out with Kevin2170 from chicago that i met last year at Lolla. Noname i missed you at this show but glad i got to meet and hang with you at the L.A. shows.

Again the setlist was the same but it's been great seeing them in different angles and taking in the show from a different view. Jr is the man!!! The changes in the lights set up was really nice to see and i thought fit the songs well. LASERS!!!

We really didn't do any gambling this time and didn't stay out late... Yeah i know... VEGAS!!! We had to get back the next day so we could have a day of rest before the last 2 shows.

Scored a poster and was really happy with this one. Bought an unsigned one and had all my friends that were with me for the show sign it. I really like it better that way. The guys from NOMAD los angeles have done a great job with these as with the one's from last year. Look them up on FaceBook for more info on them.

On to L.A. for the last 2 home games
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Show #5 for this tour. DAMMIT! I missed Rajas again. The best part of the night for me was seeing Gino and Danny go at it during the drum-off. Just nuts and probably the best i've seen. I had a great seat for this one Adams side Sec 105 Row M Seat 2 and got a chance to take a few picks without any hastle from the staff.

A few mess ups but did like what Biff was talking about the part before Vicarious. Whatever Justin was playing sounds really nice. Very DOORS The Endish a bit.

This time had a chance to do a bit of pre-partying at the hotel. Cracked open a few bottles of Caduceus vino to start the night. My friend the birthday boy from AZ that was in S.F. made it out again along with a few more AZ peeps. This night he had a blast thanks to guy with some shrooms. Of course he scored them after i grabbed his poster for me to hold since he was a bit buzzed and had walked back to my seat. Sure could have used a bit. A lot of people came to this show from all over the place and it was great to hang out with Kevin2170 from chicago that i met last year at Lolla. Noname i missed you at this show but glad i got to meet and hang with you at the L.A. shows.

Again the setlist was the same but it's been great seeing them in different angles and taking in the show from a different view. Jr is the man!!! The changes in the lights set up was really nice to see and i thought fit the songs well. LASERS!!!

We really didn't do any gambling this time and didn't stay out late... Yeah i know... VEGAS!!! We had to get back the next day so we could have a day of rest before the last 2 shows.

Scored a poster and was really happy with this one. Bought an unsigned one and had all my friends that were with me for the show sign it. I really like it better that way. The guys from NOMAD los angeles have done a great job with these as with the one's from last year. Look them up on FaceBook for more info on them.

On to L.A. for the last 2 home games
Seriously? the best part of the night for you was the drum-off. How ironic that I think it is the worst part of the show.
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Re: 07.16.2010 - Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood

I respect that.
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Re: 07.16.2010 - Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood

i drove from San Diego to Las Vegas on Friday. The night before i saw Tool at the Viejas Arena and it was amazing. That was my 27th show and i came all the way from Massachusetts. I was disappointed that they didnt come to the East Coast but whatever, i will go to them. So i spent most of friday driving and when i got to Las Vegas i went to the MGM and an awesome pool party all day. My brother and I were really drunk and walked to the PH theatre. When we arrived i checked my pockets for my tickets and started to panic because they weren't in my back pocket. Fuck I came all the way from MASS and lost my 8th row seats. I was drunk and angry. The night couldn't be worse. My bro ran back to the hotel to see if I left them but I knew I dropped em. While he went back I started asking people for tickets, the best available seats if possible. This little Mexican guy said he only had nosebleeds left and said he would go ask his buddy if he had anything. He comes back with Golden Circle Row AA
Those are front row seats " The best seats in the theatre" in case you are pondering this. He gave them to me for 100 bucks a piece. I took my 4 roles and from that point the night kicked in to a dream. My brother and i were going crazy, every beat of the drums or bass went through our bodies. We gave the security guard in between us and the stage 100 bucks because we were out of control. The band members had to remember us, or the surrounding idiots who looked like fish out of water did. As the concert came to an end Justin clapped at us like he knew we got it, then the most amazing thing happened. Danny Carey tossed me one of his used drum sticks to me underhanded, as if to say thanks for rocking with us tonight. So my 28th show was the best one yet!!!!!!!
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Old 07-24-2010, 09:26 PM   #24
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Re: 07.16.2010 - Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood

Wow, I think I remember seeing you guys and I was in Section 311. I said to my girl, man, those two guys are rockin out... You two were front and center (if I wasnt mistaken)
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