I think Anvil is better as a trio. I've seen them a lot in the past few
years both as a four piece and as a 3 piece.. and when Ivan left.. it
was like they had a new fire burning.. they still play all the same
tunes (minus Smokin Green - ya bastards!!).. but you can't really tell
they're missing a guitarist.. and you can hear G5 way better.. he's a
killer bass player!
Christian Bobak wrote:
> Actually, it's just the angle. Lips was mostly to stage left, though
> he shifted a bit to the centre later on. Most of the reason he wasn't
> at stage left was because that's where the wall and a speaker stack
> was, so he would have been partially hidden.
> That being said, he was centre stage at the shows I saw a few months
> ago at the new Rock & Roll Heaven.
> captain2man <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:no_reply%40yahoogroups.com>> wrote: The last time I saw Anvil
> was I guess about a year ago at what is now
> the "new" L'Amour in Staten Island. Ivan was still in the band.
> I have yet to see Anvil as a trio - I hope I get the chance - and the
> YouTube videos sound pretty convincing.
> Just wondering if it does prevent them from playing any of the older
> songs. So used to hearing that rhythm guitar going it's hard to
> imagine all the songs really being able to be recreated.
> Also - simply from a visual thing....Lips still standing in the middle
> seems a little odd to me...I know as a 4-piece - that's been his
> "position" since the beginning....but when you're a trio - I think a
> triangular shape works much better....it looks weird with Glenn being
> off to one side like that, Lips in the middle & no one on the other
> Am I alone in thinking this?
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