After two years and a few months without the big rock mass, fans of this genre returned to the big shows at the VideoTron Center yesterday. Canadian creation Billy Talent began its Canadian tour in front of a more enthusiastic public. Absolutely magical evening.
The Quebec Amphitheater last rocked with a huge sequence to the rhythm of a rock show beginning with the arrival of Korn on January 27, 2020.
Big, powerful sound, spectacular and strobe lights, smoke effects, floor string fans, “hoy, ahoy”, it’s been a long time coming.
Inside the videotron center, before the show, we feel a frenzy. Many fans of Rice Against and Billy Talent are in front of various kiosks to buy new tour jerseys. People are looking for their seats. Scenes we have not seen in a long time.
Since the onset of the epidemic, a program has been presented in the presence of many people. The amphitheater was almost full. Atmosphere, was. Too much.
Some wore the mask, while others, for the most part, removed it. We were far from feeling like we were on the sixth wave.
Billy Talent sets fire
At 9:35 pm, Billy Talent set fire to an amphitheater, especially heated by Nobro and especially Rice Against shows.
Guitarist Ian D’Sa releases first notes Irresponsible paradise. Ben Kovalevich leaps behind his microphone stand. His voice is good. The sound is better. The public sings and accompanies the caustic, lively and melodic rock of the quartet. This suffering. On the ground, in Mosh pit, It slaps. The audience stands in the arena.
“I can not believe it’s happening. It’s been difficult for the last few years. It’s not over, but seeing everyone here brings me a lot of benefits,” says the singer, who, thanks to seeing so many fans in front of him, begged for peace and mutual help and the return of the Nordics.
Fallen leavesEffective at the beginning, then effective This is how it goesSurprising double with “Brock” atmospheres Sorry I + II, Red flag, Midnight Mass Mass Devil, Viking of Death March And Try honestyHighlights of this Reunion Evening.
Solid rise against
When we last visited the old capital in 2015, we found that fans were very bored about Rice Against. From the deafening sound of the drum The refugee’s prayer, The general public. People sing chorus and lyrics.
Tom McGrath and his gang hit the bull’s eye with the best, caustic versions Satellite, help is coming And Ready for fall.
“We are glad to see your face. It was too long. After these two years, I know this evening will be a magical moment for you. Let’s celebrate, ”began the singer-guitarist.
At 7pm, NOBRO, the Quebec female quartet, received a good reception, delivering a thirty good minute electric rock.
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