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Offline geeeemo

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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #70 on: September 10, 2018, 02:29:49 PM »
Most of the TA era was all songs never played before (yes, all new, but it still counts).
True, but when they did decide to cut some TA songs and add an encore, what did they play? AIA, TSCO and PMU.

True.  But while I have to say that while I feel that AIA and TSCO are both overplayed AND some of my least favorite in the DT catalog for songs I would actually want to see live again, they got a REALLY strong response at the show I attended in Reno.  The crowd REALLY got into it, and the band looked really energized.

I am new fan, and saw TA 3x, (alas, missed IW&B due to ill child, lost forever my meet and greet..), but the first was the entire TA and the next two with the altered setlist.  I was so happy to see 3 different songs! And I was in Reno, there was a small Mosh Pit for AIA.    I saw Megadeth in the same venue after and no moshing for them....

So, for me, in a different DT place, all their stuff will be a treat! But I hope someday to see 8VM, BAI for sure. (and of course my top 50) ;D
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #71 on: September 10, 2018, 02:34:17 PM »
I edited your post to fix the quote tags.

Yes, I was at that same show.  The pit was unexpected and super fun.  There was an Asian guy right up against the stage who at one point in the show turned around and said he was going to start a pit during the last song.  I laughed, but didn't expect it.  Then lo and behold, it happened.  :lol

It was actually for Pull Me Under, not As I Am.  But still, it was goofy and fun.  I know you've posted about it before as well.  Were you up there for the pit, or were you back in the seats?  James and John were cracking up about it after the show.
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #72 on: September 10, 2018, 03:59:54 PM »
I edited your post to fix the quote tags.

Yes, I was at that same show.  The pit was unexpected and super fun.  There was an Asian guy right up against the stage who at one point in the show turned around and said he was going to start a pit during the last song.  I laughed, but didn't expect it.  Then lo and behold, it happened.  :lol

It was actually for Pull Me Under, not As I Am.  But still, it was goofy and fun.  I know you've posted about it before as well.  Were you up there for the pit, or were you back in the seats?  James and John were cracking up about it after the show.

Thanks for the edit, I saw that when I was reviewing but couldn't fix or delete. Not that computer savvy. Why I can't follow the Jacoby puzzles either!!lol.  Yes, my hubby and I were against stage in front of JP, the moshing just on my left.   :mehlin I cannot wait for All the DT shows I am going to see, hope my hubby doesn't cut me off after 2 or 3 each tour.... :laugh:

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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #73 on: September 10, 2018, 04:13:01 PM »
Oh, wow.  So I must have seen you there, because I was only a few feet to your left.  I was right in between James and JP, so I was right in the pit when it started.  You weren't the brown-haired girl that was moshing, were you (or maybe she/you was blonde--my memory is a bit hazy)?  I just remember that once it started, someone would bounce into me, I'd get knocked back a couple of feet, I'd knock into someone else, and they'd get knocked back a couple of feet, she'd bounce into me...and bounce right off without moving me.  :lol
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #74 on: September 10, 2018, 04:21:00 PM »
Oh, wow.  So I must have seen you there, because I was only a few feet to your left.  I was right in between James and JP, so I was right in the pit when it started.  You weren't the brown-haired girl that was moshing, were you (or maybe she/you was blonde--my memory is a bit hazy)?  I just remember that once it started, someone would bounce into me, I'd get knocked back a couple of feet, I'd knock into someone else, and they'd get knocked back a couple of feet, she'd bounce into me...and bounce right off without moving me.  :lol
Nah, I didn't mosh.  I am getting a bit (ahem) old I think...But I am tall, my hubby taller, with brown hair. I wonder if we even chatted, we must have been standing next to one another....

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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #75 on: September 11, 2018, 09:15:44 AM »
For that Lines in the Sand arrangement, you might already know this, but in case you don't:  That wasn't for the actual SDOIT tour.  That was from the summer tour they did with King's X and Satriani in the U.S.  The sets for those shows were pretty good, but somewhat unusual.  The thread with those set lists is here:  https://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=39071.0  (IMO, the sets for the following summer tour with Queensryche were AMAZING!)
Well, I guess... Still, it's more to do with the different legs of the touring for 6DOIT than them being totally different tours alltogether, so I think it would be a worthy inclusion if they were going to do something like that with a DVD.

Oh, I'm not arguing against the point you are making.  I'm just clarifying what that tour was.  That and the Escape from the Studio tours they did the following summer weren't really tours "supporting" a particular album.  They were cool package tours that just happened to coincide with that album/tour cycle.  Does that change anything about your point?  Nope.  Just providing some background, that's all.
Ah right. Cheers. :)

It is interesting how those tour cycles work, though it does mean oddities like the A Change Of Seasons section of the Awake tour makes the Awake tour cycle slightly hard to pin a name to, with two main studio releases being promoted across its run. :lol
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #76 on: November 14, 2018, 12:44:15 PM »
The Spirit Carries On, Fatal Tragedy - or really mostly everything from SFAM. And yes, I did buy tickets for the upcoming show anyway...

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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #77 on: November 14, 2018, 12:55:48 PM »
The Spirit Carries On, Fatal Tragedy - or really mostly everything from SFAM. And yes, I did buy tickets for the upcoming show anyway...
This probably cancels out the possibility of a live dvd release of this tour since the entire Scenes show has been documented before (Live Scenes from New York).  I hope I'm wrong.
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #78 on: November 14, 2018, 01:00:05 PM »
The Spirit Carries On, Fatal Tragedy - or really mostly everything from SFAM. And yes, I did buy tickets for the upcoming show anyway...
This probably cancels out the possibility of a live dvd release of this tour since the entire Scenes show has been documented before (Live Scenes from New York).  I hope I'm wrong.

They could still do a 2nd leg with no scenes. I hope they do that.
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #79 on: November 14, 2018, 01:55:16 PM »
The Spirit Carries On, Fatal Tragedy - or really mostly everything from SFAM. And yes, I did buy tickets for the upcoming show anyway...
This probably cancels out the possibility of a live dvd release of this tour since the entire Scenes show has been documented before (Live Scenes from New York).  I hope I'm wrong.

They could still do a 2nd leg with no scenes. I hope they do that.

Yeah...does anyone legitimately think they're only going to play 28 North American dates in support of this album?
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #80 on: November 15, 2018, 08:58:38 AM »
Most of the songs I wish they would never play again are songs that they probably aren't ever going to play again anyway, so I'm good.
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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #81 on: November 16, 2018, 04:20:53 PM »
I could live without hearing most of the 12 Steps Suite although Iíd like them to bring back The Glass Prison at some stage. I could also happily not hear anything off Octavarium although Iíd like to hear the title track live at least once as I missed that tour. Iím not even a massive lover of the title track but would be cool to hear it just once. The rest of the album Iíve no desire to hear live, I donít hate it but itís my least favourite.

Other than that Iím fairly open to anything else.

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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #82 on: November 16, 2018, 06:23:14 PM »
Illumination Theory:  There really is no reason to take up 25% of the setlist with this clugger.  Decent song, but should be top of the permanent moratorium list. 

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Re: What songs should DT refrain from ever playing live again?
« Reply #83 on: November 16, 2018, 11:11:14 PM »
1. Anything from The Astonishing aside from Our New World