why a pedal can never actually sound like a plexi. AC/DC @ CBGB

she's got balls?

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SixAngryStrings

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I’m proud to say that I got to see em’ live too.. Stiff Upper Lip Tour, with Slash’s Snake pit.. but, to imagine hearing them in a club, with just straight up cranked amps.. and, with Bon Scott.. shit man! What a feast for the senses that musta been!

Controlling volume like that, and making it sound good, is no joke or easy task.
 

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I was too young for concerts when Bon died. Seeing him would be a R&R dream come true. I greatly prefer their Bon-era stuff.

That said, I saw them in 1985, 1988 and 2009. Every time, a killer show.
 

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Saw them three times. Late 90's, early 00's, and the last tour pre-Axl.

First two shows were amazing, but the last one was awful. It was at Ford Field and the venue's acoustics are horrid. I literally couldn't tell what song was being played. Only concert I've ever left early.
 

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Saw them three times. Late 90's, early 00's, and the last tour pre-Axl.

First two shows were amazing, but the last one was awful. It was at Ford Field and the venue's acoustics are horrid. I literally couldn't tell what song was being played. Only concert I've ever left early.
Last time I saw them was the Black Ice tour at the Rogers Centre (enormodome) in Toronto. My seats were way out in left field and the sound was horrid. I managed to sneak up to the pit for about five songs before being escorted back to my seats.
 

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Last time I saw them was the Black Ice tour at the Rogers Centre (enormodome) in Toronto. My seats were way out in left field and the sound was horrid. I managed to sneak up to the pit for about five songs before being escorted back to my seats.
I recently pulled the same trick at the Metallica concert in Grand Rapids. I didn't last quite as long, but the results were the same. I thought it was quite nice of them to let me go back to my seat. :laugh2:
 

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I "lived" at City Gardens from 1985-1993- Every weekend got CRUSHED by loud tubers, most were Marshall Full Stacks-----HUGE stage volume---those "washed-up" Punk bands taught me------

Use a sledgehammer......if you want "nuance" go see a play.

I'm always too loud- I "lock in" with my voice and drummer. Peeling paint is the only way to fight against apathy.
 

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S, they always try to "neuter" my guitar. I just laugh, cut my volume =my CRAP Tom Waits voice will crush you- I can "bounce" my voice-Poetry readings taught me how to hit the ceiling with my words.
You need to come over here Tim and rock the Whistle Stop! We need FEZZ more than we need another half-ass “goth” band from Seattle rolling through and ruining the night..
 

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I saw them in 1981 at one of those giant concrete monstrosities I never go to anymore. They were plenty loud though. :)
 

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Loudest guitar I ever heard was a Jazzer Sonny Sharrock, front row at the Painted Bride Art Center. He played a red Lp Custom straight into JCM 800. He was picking up the control tower from Philly Airport,so loud my chest hurt
 




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