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Anvil at L'Amour (part 1)

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  • captain2man
    OK - so, Anvil came down for a few shows this past weekend. Unfortunately, I was only able to make one of the three. The first night, they played
    Message 1 of 1587 , Jan 1, 2001
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      OK - so, Anvil came down for a few shows this
      past weekend.<br><br>Unfortunately, I was only able to
      make one of the three.<br><br>The first night, they
      played at Castle Heights in Jackson Heights. I have no
      idea how the show went - I only got to talk to Lips
      for a minute or so at the show I went to. The third
      night, they were supposed to play the Voodoo Lounge in
      Queens - but, due to the heavy snowfall - the show was
      cancelled. I'd also be curious to know how their show went
      in Batavia....<br><br>Anyway - I was there, with my
      buddy Rob, at the L'Amour show in Brooklyn. I read
      somewhere that, although Anvil was never really popular in
      the U.S., they were still the first all-original band
      to ever play L'Amour - one of the most famous of all
      heavy-metal clubs in the States.<br><br>We missed the opening
      band, The Nightmare Asylum. The first band we caught -
      Ushurak - weren't bad - but it looked as if they saw
      'This is Spinal Tap', thought it was serious, and it
      used it as a guide as to how to be in a band. I mean -
      the first time the guitarist fell off the stage it
      was funny - the second time it was either
      side-splittingly funny, or just pathetic. But, when they were
      playing they weren't half bad.<br><br>The second band we
      caught was Etheria. A very good band with a very strong
      Queensryche influence. If you're into the whole prog-metal
      Queensryche/Dream Theatre/Fates Warning/Savatage thing, one could
      do worse than checking them out.<br><br>Then came
      the speed-metal masters - Anvil. <br><br>Something
      was going on before the show started. I saw Robb
      looking not too happy - talking to someone who worked at
      the club, he was running back & forth between the
      front & back of the club. I don't know what was going
      on - but eventually the mighty force took the stage.
    • √Člaine
      ... ____________________________________________________________________ This is one of the first message that LIPS wrote to this board...Can I return the
      Message 1587 of 1587 , Jan 23, 2003
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        --- In academyofanvil@yahoogroups.com, anvilips2000 wrote:

        > Where is everyone tonight?


        This is one of the first message that LIPS wrote to this board...Can
        I return the question? Where are you LIPS? It's not because we want
        you to answer to all little crazy messages we write, it's because in
        my case: I worry.

        Did he break his leg, his arm (No!!)? I don't even want to know about
        what you do or think.....Just want to know that you're fine, if you
        are okay and if Anvil still exist.

        I've never heard about The Foundation's gig...I imagine all kind of
        bad thing. Does he have a pneumonia? (secondary smoke yunno, hmmmm...)
        A cold maybe? We all know that you work hard, but Dan wrote a message
        to remind you some festivals...Why don't you react? Are you bored of
        your own fanclub, man?

        I would like to have your opinion on this Def Leppard's commercial
        song...Do you hear the "Back in Black" riff and the "Rock of ages"
        melody? "Am I going insane"?

        Also, I would appreciate IF you could take a look at
        www.anvil.here.ws and that you tell me if you find the colors
        too "feminin". And, if it is....suggest me some ideas, it's easy to
        change that.

        You know that I'm really worry about you, dood? A truck accident? I
        don't know cos you don't give any news...You were all friendly
        posting here, and then you stopped suddenly. Did we offend you or
        something like that?

        tange :(
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