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#1 Posted by FeatheredRainbows (194 posts) -

I have seen a few.
 
1. Porcupine tree
2. Jethro tull
3. Supergrass
4. My Morning Jacket
5. Neil Young
6. Primal Scream
7. Laura Marling
8. Rufus Wainright
9. 3
10. Guillemots

#2 Posted by iam3green (14390 posts) -

mayhem fest- disturbed, killswitch engaged, slipknot, Marilyn Manson.
 
music as a weapon- disturbed, flyleaf, stone sour, lacuna coil
 
hard drive tour- all that remains, taking dawn
 
i have been to a lot of concerts of a lot of the same bands. some of them were two summers in a row. some of them were moshpit, once u do moshpit there is no going back to seats.

#3 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

Zero. None.

#4 Posted by kmdrkul (3476 posts) -

Too many to count.  I can say that my first ever concert was Incubus right around their Morning View release. 

#5 Posted by HistoryInRust (6274 posts) -
@kmdrkul said:
" Too many to count.  I can say that my first ever concert was Incubus right around their Morning View release.  "
Same, duder. This was right around the time I was even old enough to handle the frenzy of concerts and such. I love seeing Incubus live. They always put on a really good show. Any time I get the chance to, I'll see them. Probably seen them like five times since the Morning View tour.
#6 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -
@MysteriousBob said:
" Zero. None. "
This. ;_;
#7 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

Mostly things from Montreal's music scene (Pawa up first, radio radio, malajube etc...) 

#8 Posted by j_meyer_13 (386 posts) -

Rush, Blue Oyster Cult, and a couple small local bands... hopefully going to see Coheed & Cambria next month, maybe Rush again this summer...

#9 Posted by NathHaw (2760 posts) -

Korn, Zombie, Dave Mathews Band, Nickel Creek, Asleep at the Wheel, Matchbox Twenty, and a bunch of minor bands.

#10 Posted by hinderk (685 posts) -

Rise Against, Brand New, Arctic Monkeys and Jonathan Coulton.

#11 Posted by Hot_Karl (3309 posts) -

Not too many. I worked a couple of concerts for the local OC music scene. 
 
I was working the county fair & got VIP tickets to the Weird Al concert. That was badass. 
 
I saw AC/DC in concert last year, and they put on a hell of a show. 
 
I've also met The Fratellis when they had an album-release party at the Virgin Record Store (R.I.P.). They played a 5 song set as well, but I'm not sure if that counts as a concert or not.

#12 Posted by Bucketdeth (8004 posts) -

Megadeth and Slayer are the only two I need to name, it was awesome.

#13 Posted by HellBrendy (992 posts) -

Satyricon 
Slipknot 
Slayer

#14 Posted by FeatheredRainbows (194 posts) -
@VinceNotVance said:
" Not too many. I worked a couple of concerts for the local OC music scene.  I was working the county fair & got VIP tickets to the Weird Al concert. That was badass.  I saw AC/DC in concert last year, and they put on a hell of a show.  I've also met The Fratellis when they had an album-release party at the Virgin Record Store (R.I.P.). They played a 5 song set as well, but I'm not sure if that counts as a concert or not. "
Man I used to love going to The Virgin Record store. Used to go to the one in Norwich, England all the time. Then they were taken over by some other company and their CD selection got crappy. HMV is still around though, that place is decent.
#15 Posted by Scrumdidlyumptious (1640 posts) -

Not many bands come to my country, but I have seen a few while I was overseas
 
Porcupine Tree
Muse
Opeth
Dream Theater
Megadeth
Symphony X
Alice In Chains (Layne Staley-less)
Joe Satriani + John Petrucci + Paul Gilbert (G3)
 Liquid Tension Experiment

#16 Posted by rentfn (1277 posts) -

Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds, Dave Matthews Band, Guster, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Korn, Metallica, System of a Down, N.E.R.D., I really like concerts.

#17 Posted by SilentCommando (579 posts) -

I don't see too many concerts. The only one I saw is AC/DC.

#18 Posted by tooPrime (338 posts) -

I saw Steely Dan this summer and they were fantastic.

#19 Posted by jonnyboy (2920 posts) -

Fucking loads. Easily the best were Tool with Mastodon in support, and Ozzy with BLS.

#20 Posted by Mmmslash (2166 posts) -

I've been to a bajillion shows. I even have some pictures of myself hanging out with some of them, backstage/on the bus/at the city water Hot Dog stand.
 
So, my list is pretty long.

#21 Posted by Creamypies (4051 posts) -

Ahem...

  • Alesana
  • Alexisonfire
  • Alter Bridge
  • Architects
  • Ash
  • Azriel
  • Beat Union
  • Biffy Clyro
  • The Blackout
  • Black Stone Cherry
  • Boy Kill Boy 
  • Bring Me The Horizon
  • Bullet For My Valentine
  • Clutch
  • A Day To Remember
  • Def Leppard
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Dir En Grey
  • Disturbed
  • Dragonforce
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • The Enemy
  • Enter Shikari
  • Envy On The Coast
  • The Eyes Of A Traitor
  • Faith No More
  • Feeder
  • Fightstar
  • Flogging Molly
  • The Fratellis
  • Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
  • Goldie Lookin Chain
  • Hadouken!
  • Hexes
  • Hollywood Undead
  • Hundred Reasons
  • In Case Of Fire
  • Jimmy Eat World 
  • Journey
  • Kasabian
  • Kids In Glass Houses
  • The Killers
  • KISS
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Lostprophets
  • Korn
  • Limp Bizkit
  • Lower Than Atlantis
  • Machine Head
  • Madina Lake
  • Malefice
  • Metallica
  • Mindless Self Indulgence
  • Motley Crue
  • Motorhead
  • Muse
  • The Music
  • MXPX
  • The Noisettes
  • The Offspring
  • Oh, Sleeper
  • Orson
  • Parkway Drive
  • Pendulum
  • Postmortem Promises
  • The Prodigy
  • Queens Of The Stone Age
  • The Raconteurs
  • Rage Against The Machine
  • Rise Against
  • Saving Aimee
  • Seether
  • Serj Tankian
  • Shinedown
  • Skindred
  • Slipknot
  • Static X
  • Sylosis
  • Taking Back Sunday
  • Tenacious D
  • Thunder
  • Underoath
  • Whitesnake
  • Your Demise
  • Zebrahead
 
There... I think that's everyone.
#22 Posted by Everyones_A_Critic (6287 posts) -

Complete List, in no particular order. I included all opening bands. 
 
1.) Metallica 
2.) Dropkick Murphys  
3.) Post-Layne Alice in Chains (They were fucking great!) 
4.) Mastodon 
5.) Dethklok 
6.) Converge 
7.) High on Fire 
8.) Larry and His Flask 
9.) Sick of it All 
10.) Styx 
11.) Def Leppard 
12.) Foreigner 
13.) Middle Class Rut 
14.) Machine Head 
15.) The Sword      
16.) Linkin Park 
17.) Korn 
18.) Less Than Jake

Going to see: 
  
1.) Aerosmith/J. Guiles Band
2.) Sublime with Rome/Del Marr/The Dirty Heads
3.) Slayer/Megadeth 
4.) Rush (Maybe, if school permits) 
5.) Santana/Greg Rollie (This ones iffy too)  
6.) The Offspring/311
 
I've sort of become a concert junkie in the last two years. I love the atmosphere at shows and the memories they leave. 

#23 Posted by nick_verissimo (1380 posts) -

I've been too a ton of concerts, but probably the best band I've seen live was Silversun Pickups in Ottawa this past October.  They just assault you with layers of  rich sound rather then just walls of loudness crashing against your ears.  Honestly, hearing them play live was something different to experience and really made me a bigger fan of there's.

#24 Posted by Subject2Change (2966 posts) -

Deftones, Godsmack, Puddle of Mudd when I was like 13-14. After that it took a while for me to get back into going to shows, I can't stand seated venues but will go for bands that I want to see badly.
 
Recently it's been New Found Glory, Saves The Day, Hellogoodbye, Fireworks, Taking Back Sunday, Weezer, Blink 182, Rise Against, Rancid, Billy Talent, Amon Amarth, Sonic Syndicate, Millencolin, Matt & Kim.
 
Soon; Alexisonfire, Cute is What We Aim For.

#25 Posted by EVO (3864 posts) -

Too many to list, so I'll just say the top 5:
 

  1. Brightblack Morning Light - Saw them last week on acid. Most amazing/scary night of my life.
  2. Air - Until last week this was my favourite show of all time. Flawless performance.
  3. DJ Shadow - Seen him twice. Once solo and the other with Cut Chemist for The Hard Sell tour.
  4. Yeasayer - Went to see Yeasayer but walked away a fan of the supporting act, Tame Impala. There was some dick head dancing in front of me that kinda ruined this gig for me.
  5. Battles - Another one that kinda got ruined, only this time because I had a shit view of the band. Nevertheless they were pretty good.
#26 Edited by RoujinX (419 posts) -


The Tragically Hip 
The Mars Volta 
Lisa Gerrard 
The Cinematic Orchestra 
TV on the Radio 
Arcade Fire 
Rush 
The Red Hot Chili Peppers 
Pearl Jam 
The White Stripes 
Rod Stewart 
Cher 
The Sea and Cake 
Sparta 

Coldplay 
The Music 
The Wolfnote
Thursday 
Deerhoof 
The Dears 
Beck  
The Wolf Parade 
Micheal White and the White 
Queens of the Stone Age
The Flaming Lips 
The Pixies 
Frank Black 
 
...damn. I can't even remember them all.

#27 Posted by Scheds (463 posts) -

Last I saw was Metallica at the ACC in Toronto back in the fall, but I've also seen Rush, Matthew Good,  Reel Big Fish, and a couple others as well. I don't go to many concerts but I love the experience.
 
Also, @creamypies:  Props for going to a Zebrahead show. I saw them with Reel Big Fish!

#28 Posted by BeachThunder (11702 posts) -

Several hundred, but I haven't seen many bands recently though.

#29 Posted by Skald (4367 posts) -

Saw Les Claypool not that long ago. 
 
It was a good show. He's a cool guy.

#30 Posted by Organicalistic_ (2954 posts) -

my fav- after the burial

#31 Edited by Godlovesugly (276 posts) -
  • Midlake
  • WHY? (x2) The show in London was the best gig I've ever been to.
  • Morrissey (x3)
  • Band of Horses
  • Tyler Ramsey
  • Wheatus
  • Reel Big Fish
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Dirty Pretty Things (Opened for the Red Hot Chili Peppers)
 
I'd go to more but I can't be bothered, too lazy. Never going to a stadium gig again, they're rubbish.
#32 Posted by LaszloKovacs (1139 posts) -

I've seen The Mountain Goats, Built to Spill and The Hold Steady. Plus openers and some bad local bands.
 
I wanted to see Deer Tick next month but I'll be taking finals that week and have no ride.

#33 Posted by IzzyGraze (850 posts) -

Not sure. Osheaga music festival twice, Evolve music festival once, couple of festivals in town over the years (ex: Halifax pop explosion), and then just a mess of random shows. My favourite show would probably be Gogol Bordello at Osheaga or Shout out out out out at Evolve.
 
@Godlovesugly said:

"  I'd go to more but I can't be bothered, too lazy. Never going to a stadium gig again, they're rubbish. "
Agreed. Went to see Tegan and Sara recently and the security actually stopped people from dancing.
#34 Posted by MostlyHeadless (116 posts) -

NoFX 
Cobra Skulls 
Teenage Bottlerocket 
The Mange 
The Matadors 
Hayden 
The Tragically Hip 
Korn 
Darkest Hour 
Amon Amarth 
Tool 
The Wet Secrets 
Screeching Weasel 
Pearl Jam 
Gwar 
Against Me! 
Murder By Death 
Bad Religion 
Anti-Flag 
Propagandhi 
Clutch 
Placebo 
Radiohead 
Choke 
3 Inches of Blood 
 
-- There's waaaay more but that all I cculd think of off the top of my head.

#35 Posted by Goly (843 posts) -

I saw Ceremony live, glad I survived that.

#36 Posted by Godlovesugly (276 posts) -
@IzzyGraze: Yeah same thing happened to me, the whole venue was seated and they expected everyone to sit down and click our fingers.
#37 Edited by chrissedoff (2075 posts) -

i've seen a lot but here's my top ten favorite shows i've been to:
1. yeah yeah yeahs
2. wilco
3. feist
4. broken social scene
5. joanna newsom
6. jay reatard (r.i.p.)
7. girl talk
8. crystal castles
9. the flaming lips
10. ted leo and the pharmacists
 edit: honorable mentions to caribou, owen pallett and the books. they're all a lot more amazing live than you'd think, but no room for them in this top ten

#38 Posted by NubMonk (209 posts) -

Haven't seen that many big bands live :\ 
 
I've only seen:
Mushroomhead twice
Misfits
Bring Me the Horizon
And a handful of smaller and local bands.
 
I plan on seeing GWAR this summer and maybe Public Image Ltd in May.

#39 Posted by discost3w (152 posts) -

children of bodom, In Flames, As I lay dying, lamb of god, all that remains, job for a cowboy ... probably some more

#40 Posted by Spwn (168 posts) -

Porcupine Tree, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Ulver, Mastodon. Great gigs, all of them.

#41 Posted by fishmicmuffin (1041 posts) -

Interpol, Coheed and Cambria, Weezer, Blink 182, Death Cab for Cutie, The White Stripes, Flogging Molly, Reel Big Fish, Hot Hot Heat
 
Others that I can't remember. I'm going to see The National in May and I'm super excited for that.

#42 Edited by Marmaladebrat (298 posts) -

Yeah, I agree, too many to count, but I will try to list some. 
 
Rush (Probably my first official concert) 
The Cure  
Depeche Mode
The Psychedlic Furs 
The Pixies 
Cocteau Twins  
A.R. Kane
Severed Heads 
Red Hot Chili Peppers 
The Ramones 
Violent Femmes 
Fugazi 
Jane's Addiction  
In Living Colour
Robyn Hitchcock 
The Sugarcubes 
Butthole Surfers 
The Fluid 
Mudhoney 
Sonic Youth 
Hole 
Beck 
Pearl Jam 
Interpol 
The White Stripes 
Red House Painters 
Bjork 
Yeah Yeah Yeahs  
Coldplay 
Belle & Sebastian
Radiohead 
 
Wow, I surprised myself there.
#43 Edited by OneKillWonder_ (1693 posts) -

Sevendust X2 (hands down the best live act I have ever seen. They are phenomenal and are one of the best touring bands around today)
Nonpoint X3
Disturbed
Soilwork X3
Stone Sour
The Haunted
Dark Tranquility
(hed) p.e. X5
Breaking Benjamin X3
Three Days Grace X2
Darkane
SOiL
Dope X3
Mushroomhead X4
American Head Charge
Soulfly
Shadows Fall
DevilDriver
Lamb of God
Killswitch Engage
Mower
Anew Revolution
Seether
Puddle of Mudd
Mnemic 
Swallow the Sun
Twisted Method
Silent Civilian (also got to meet Jonny Santos)
Darkest Hour
Ankla 
Divine Heresy
Chimaira
All That Remains
 
And tons of others over the years. I haven't been to a show in almost a year, though. There's a Dark Tranquility/Threat Signal show and a Taproot/Anew Revolution show next month that I'm really hoping to go to.

#44 Posted by MetalGearSunny (6986 posts) -

None...yet. Next time Foo Fighters tour (which they will, new album being recorded) they better get their asses to DC.

#45 Posted by Djstyles92 (952 posts) -

AC/DC, Taking Back Sunday, Underoath, Envy on the Coast, Bruce Springsteen(x2), Hollywood Undead, Brokencyde(against my will), and some other bands that are not important

#46 Posted by PS3RG (424 posts) -

Lamb of God, Gwar and Job for a Cowboy in Halifax. It was unreal.

#47 Posted by Blueman (753 posts) -

I have seen the Australian Pink Floyd live, that's it. I am hoping to see Roger Waters when he tours next year though.
#48 Edited by AstralDisaster (117 posts) -

too many to list here. so i'll just say... 
 
Sunn O))) 
SoiSong
 
...simply because those were the two most powerful experiences i've had in my life, musically.

#49 Posted by Everyones_A_Critic (6287 posts) -
@OneKillWonder: How was (hed) P.E. live? I assume they were halfway decent given that you've seen them 5 times haha. 
#50 Posted by Toxin066 (3254 posts) -

Trans Siberian Orchestra
Flogging Molly
NOFX
 
All were pretty good.