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September 15, 2008

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Scoley

Kings X will be back in georgia August 21 2009 at the local in Marietta.
details to come on www.quincyentertainment.com

Jerry Ray

Hey, Buddy here. I was wondering if you'd blog about the Extreme show. Didn't expect to get a shout-out, though. :-)

I only caught the last few songs of the Fantasy Camp thing, but it was pretty cool. I wish I'd shown up earlier to see more of it.

I've tried and failed to get into King's X over the years - I own their first three albums, I think, and like a few tracks, but just never "got it" completely. They KILLED live, though - just awesome.

And Extreme? What can you say? They rule! I saw them at the Fox on the _III Sides_ tour, and that was fantastic (with a horn section and everything). This was a more stripped-down show, but it was still fantastic. They played 2 hours of mostly old favorites, and could have done 2 more. The new stuff sounded good, too - it really fit into the set well. Agreed on Cherone - he's the best frontman since Freddie Mercury. He was good with Van Halen live (though the album he did with them wasn't very good), and he was awesome with Queen live - I wish he was touring with them, instead of Paul Rodgers. I'm definitely looking forward to seeing Extreme come through town again.

Oh, and thanks for the shout-out at the concert last night - it was awesome getting booed by thousands of U[sic]GA fans that were all sitting BEHIND me at the show. :-)

Hannah

That is awesome. Easily the most rock and roll blog I've ever read! Like borderline Rock and Roll nerdy...sounds like you had a blast!

See you Sunday night at Music That Builds Tour Nashville on my bday!

Clint

I will post my Extreme Pictures tomorrow

Clint

Sabrina

I've heard it said that the music someone listens to comes out in the music they make? Would you find that to be true for you? If so, which band's music was or has been most influential in developing your personal musical style?

Genna

Sounds like an awesome time! If my "back in the day" bands were to have a reunion it would be something like...Well I'm not sure I should even go there! =P

I just realized I accidentally stole your "blogroll please" thing and put it on mine! It was subconscious, I swear!!!

calalily

Hey there! Glad to see you bloggin' again! I love Extreme & King's X both but I've never seen either live. Sounds like you had a blast. That Rock & Roll fantasy camp sounds awesome too! See you this Sunday in Nashville! :)

Randy

The question is did Extreme play "Do You Want To Play"? One of the best guitar solo songs ever.

marg

Just when we thought you'd never blog again!

Melanie

That sounds simply amazing. :) Some of the names I recognize, others I don't. Now I have to check them all out. LOL

I just e-mailed Lee to see if I could get my SLR into the Phoenix show. I have my fingers crossed and prayers said. LOL Maybe you could write me a note. (JK.. you probably don't remember that at Abravanel Hall in SLC, but I won't forget it.)

Ed

Awesome....I saw KingsX back in 93 or 94. They crushed it.

DEREK BRUNER

Was definitely one of the best show's I've ever seen. Just gotta keep looking for a bootleg video :) Hope to catch up with you this Sunday in Nashville.

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