This was the first concert that I traveled 5,000 miles to see. This time around they actually had a North American tour, but I thought it would be fun to catch a home town show in London.
I was first introduced to the band in high school and have been a fan ever since. If I had to pick a favorite band, this would be it.
I have been to a few shows with bands whose music I liked but just couldn’t deliver at live performances. Luckily this wasn’t one of those bands. The show was an intense, high energy and fun performance. It was over too soon.
One thing that really impressed me as I stood in queue for an hour and a half before the show was how close I felt musically with the other fans coming to concert. They talked about the evolution of the band through the years. They talked about other progressive rock bands they listened to, bands that I also enjoy. Somehow my somewhat unusual musical tastes didn’t seem so strange.