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22-05-23 Beatpol Dresden

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  • Started 1 month ago by dongonz
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  1. dongonz
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    Hui... what a ride. A great show without any jamming but daaaaamn great. I don't have the setlist in the right order. but.. Plan#1, Rattlesnake, Hell7, Pilgrim, Ptzar, Crucible, Sonata, a track from Lobotimizer, The Wheel, Cosmocto, Empire, Like chrome, Promise, did i forget any? The Band was in great mood, it was sweaty like shit, the audience very into it. Awesome concert. Soo good to have them back

    Posted 1 month ago #
  2. marc
    Member

    From reliable sources:

    Plan #1
    Psychotzar
    The Promise
    Frances
    The Crucible
    Pacific
    Greener
    Cosmoctopus
    Victim of Rock
    At Empire's End
    Über/Pilgrim
    Waning
    -----
    Rattlesnake
    Like Chrome
    -----
    The Wheel

    Posted 1 month ago #
  3. dongonz
    Member

    thanks marc ^^

    Posted 1 month ago #
  4. Guybrush Threepwood
    Member

    Oh damn, The Wheel. I was hoping for Bielefeld here.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  5. Juergen
    Member

    The reliable sources are correct. 155 minutes, a really heavy show. It Was hot and humid and the club does not offer an aircondition. The club was full but not overcrowded. Fortunately it was not only half full like some venues at the beginning of the leg.

    No N.O.X. yesterday but Empire's End and The Wheel instead. I would like to get noxed butI didn't want to miss the other two Songs,either. You can't have them all.

    It was great to see fillmore and Francesco who hat a long way from Italy.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  6. fillmore
    Member

    There were two encores:

    [...]
    Waning
    -----
    Rattlesnake
    Like Chrome
    -----
    The Wheel

    Posted 1 month ago #
  7. dongonz
    Member

    So... after a good four hours sleep I try to sum it up again.

    I had a fantastic evening in Dresden. Sure, I also were hoping for NOX or some nice jamming but i would never complaine about what I got instead. The Songs were played very precise and heavy. Nothing to calm down or take a breath. Sound was good, only in some louder 'all in'-parts the mids of Snah got lost a bit. A thing you don't get every MP Concert, the singing was really good, even of Snah. Very harmonic! Liked it! I think the guys liked it also a lot. Bent seamt to be really really happy in the end.
    It was sooo hot in there. It reminded me of a brilliant night with Motorpsycho back in 2014 in Conne Island/Leipzig when they played their 'maybe best concert ever' (Bent wrote) but due to the humidity and heat the recording stuff broke (sad face). I had to lough when yesterday my friend suddenly looked at Snah and said sth like: Holy shit, does he really wear a leather jacket in this heat? And then realized, that he is wearing a black longsleeve shirt which was so soaked with sweat, it looked like leather. Bent... crazy man... carrying the Double Neck almost the whole Show. Jimmy Page once mentioned that his Double Neck he was playing on Stage for Stairways was so heavy he ruined his back with.... So... Hats Off to Mr. Saether!!

    Lets see, the songs... I have seen Frances and Rattlesnake first time live. Therefor i was super happy. Also the songs from the last record i liked a lot. Cosmoctopus was much better then i expected after seeing some vids. I loved it! Also Empire, maybe my favourite from the record was pure bliss. The Crucible is always good if the sound is good. First I was a bit disappointed when they started it cause i figured that this probably means, they won't play NOX, but then it was great, esp. with the Videos in Back. And hey... the Song fits these days even better then when it was written and seeing it in Dresden which was heavily bombed in WWII was kind of special. ^^ Also i was really happy about Victim of Rock and The Waning.
    The encore was a Wall of Wheel(s). Brutal, heavy, drowny (in sweat). Last five Minutes really was a indistinguishable wall of noise. At some point i was standing there loughing maniacally for a minute or sth. because of what i was hearing. Fantastic.
    Thank you SOO much for being back on Stage! My favourite spreading event so far!

    Posted 1 month ago #
  8. fillmore
    Member

    Yesterday (23.05.2022) in Dresden Motorpsycho performed a total Rock show, like a discharge of energy, resulting in an ultra heavy concert. Dresden's Beatpol soon turned into a sweaty Sauna but that wouldn't stop the band from forging ahead blasting one nasty rocker after another at us, just relentless and so heavy. This show had a total different charakter compared to the two previous nights. There were also veritable rarities such as "Frances" and "Rattlesnake", both tour debuts (with only two shows left of the tour). Even the more contemplative "A Pacific Sonata", while providing a much needed breather with the first part, was executed in the second part with force the way I have never heard it before, a total stand out version. After a main set and a short encore the show was basically over after 2h10min but the crowd forced the band back for a second encore which Bent intros with "You asked for it..." and off they go into an extreme, over the top, super heavy 21 min version of "The Wheel", everyone's favourite, their most primal riff taken to incredible heights, higher and higher until the whole place is just one screaming mess. What a blast!

    Posted 1 month ago #
  9. Punj Lizard
    Member

    Thanks, Dogonz and fillmore, for the brilliant reviews - I can almost feel the sweat!

    With Frances, Victim of Rock, and Rattlesnake, they reach over 70 different songs played this tour, if my count is right. (Juergen, can you confirm?)

    Posted 1 month ago #
  10. Spacebandit
    Member

    Aaaargh...the setlist means NO WHEEL for me tonight at my homegame. At least there is hope
    for a Starhamster and ... no Year Zero yet. Think we get NOXed tonight. I like this one, but it's
    very exhausting. Maybe an acoustic set as relief? Keep fingers crossed for a good show and recording.

    And somehow I always wondered that, considering they play "Rock bottom" there was no BÖC song ever played, though Ithink "Godzilla" would fit in very well.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  11. grindove
    Member

    @Spacebandit: Tonight could be fitting with some BÖC since it's Albert Bouchard's birthday He didn't write "Godzilla", though (but I think Fu Manchu covered that one enough, and it's not on my fave BÖC songs list).

    It's also Tomas Järmyr's birthday Let him eat cake!

    Posted 1 month ago #
  12. Martn
    Member

    What a blast. They had me from the first second of the Plan #1 intro. Didn't expect that as an opener. As always with Motorpsycho there was some clash of expectations/hopes and reality regarding the setlist. I was secretly hoping for The Alchemyst but what we got was just as great. I mean … Frances, Greener, Lurker, Überpilgrim, Victim, everything in between and the grande finale with The Wheel. What a trip. As one shirt from the Band Don Vito says: Ears are made for ringing!
    By the way, have they ever combined Überwagner and The Wheel? I thought for a second, that that could work pretty well.

    Did anyone else notice that Bent introduced Snah as Bent followed by 'And my name is Snah.'? Might be a running gag, I'm not sure if they did that in Leipzig a few years back.

    @dongonz where you standing behind me (the guy headbannging pretty much the whole show)? I heard some guys talking about someone wearing a leather jacket briefly. Also I was wondering if it was just me having trouble with the sound in the louder parts. I was getting lost a bit here and there, having trouble to make out the riffs and harmonies, constantly adjusting my ear plugs between a loose and a tight fit.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  13. dongonz
    Member

    Martn, the guy you mentioned headbanging was the third in our merry band of misfits ^^ I was wearing a Dyse Shirt, Jeans shorts and a spacy leggins below ^^

    Indeed sometimes i feel like i am the only one here complaining bout the sound at MP Concerts. But i am a bit a sound nerd anyway... ^^ This one wasn't bad. The less loud parts where crystal clear but when it got to the real loud parts it became ziemlicher Matsch (like the professionals would say )

    Posted 1 month ago #
  14. pfnuesel
    Member

    What a night. Maybe even better than Munich. A Pacific a Sonata was really special.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  15. Great King Rat
    Member

    Did anyone else notice that Bent introduced Snah as Bent followed by 'And my name is Snah.'? Might be a running gag, I'm not sure if they did that in Leipzig a few years back.

    He did that in Bremen, too.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  16. Juergen
    Member

    @ Punji: Correct, more than 70 songs on this leg (and the leg isn't over, yet) and many songs only played once.

    @ Matn: Überwagner and The Wheel have never been linked so far but I agree: It is worth a try.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  17. Martn
    Member

    So how do we convince them to invent the ÜberWheel?

    @dongonz I meant myself headbanging, hehe. But I guess your mate was the guy in the plaid shirt right behind me then.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  18. fillmore
    Member

    Dresdner Neue Nachrichten review (behind paywall but pasted below):

    Die norwegische Band Motorpsycho ließ es im Beatpol krachen

    25.05.2022, 17:00 Uhr

    Die Norweger von Motorpsycho wissen, wie man es gekonnt krachen lässt. „Kingdom of Oblivion“ heißt das neue Album der Norweger von Motorpsycho. Die heftigen Klänge sind alles andere als zum Vergessen, wie ihr Auftritt im Beatpol unter Beweis stellte.

    Dresden.„Sind Erwachsene im Raum?“ – mit dieser Leitfrage beschäftigte sich einst Marie Lagarde in ihrer Zeit als Chefin des Internationalen Währungsfonds vor sieben Jahren und darob ein griechisch-französischer Biopic-Thriller auf der Grundlage des Buches vom linken Wirtschaftsprofessor und griechischen Kurzzeitfinanzminister Yanis Varoufakis. Doch der 2019er-Film von Altmeister Costa-Gavras wird wohl nie in deutsche Kinos kommen, denn zu hart werden Schäuble (gespielt von Ulrich Tukur) und die Machenschaften der Euro-Finanzminister inklusive der dubiosen Trojka, um vor allem französische und deutsche Banken zu retten, gegeißelt.

    Satter Sound trifft auf Klanggewalt

    Am Montagabend waren jedenfalls ausschließlich Erwachsene im Raum, zumindest was den Musikgeschmack anbetrifft. Zu Gast waren die Norweger von Motorpsycho mit ihrer jüngsten Scheibe „Kingdom of Oblivion“, dem 23. Studioalbum. Bent Sæther gründete mit Hans Magnus Ryan die Band 1989 in Trodheim, seither sind sie sich und ihrer Musik treu – das Name und Klang einer Rockcombo so waschecht korrespondieren, ist selten, obwohl er von einem Filmtitel geborgt sein soll.

    Sæther ist Doppelhalsbassgitarrist und Leadsänger, Ryan spielt göttlich Leadgitarre und brilliert im wohlversetzten Satzgesang mit seinem Konterpart, der manchmal ein wenig an Progrockzeiten erinnert. Beide sind Jahrgang 1969, also nun im besten Alter – wie ihr Publikum. Seit 2017 sitzt Tomas Järmyr an den Trommelstöcken.

    So zelebrieren sie gemeinsam eine wuchtige, kantige, aber immer melodiöse Klanggewalt sinfonischer Dichte, der man sich schwer entziehen und die man auch nicht in die gängigen Schubladen passt. Immer wieder mäandert einer solistisch, manchmal sogar jazzig von dannen, wird eingeholt, um gemeinsam zurückzufinden, um dann die nächste Sphäre einzutauchen.

    Die ganze Bühne ist voller Technik, 16 orange Wallet-Augenpaare leuchten immer wieder in verschiedenen Formationen ins Publikum. Vier Fünftel im Publikum sind Herren, Frisur eher sportlich, Modegrundton Schwarz – es war voll, es war laut, es war warm, die einzigartige Beatpolatmosphäre hat sie wieder. Angenehm auch, dass sich heuer die übliche Filmer- oder Knipserei arg in Grenzen hält.
    Wider der Erwartung

    Nach sechzig Minuten der erste Stimmungswechsel, plötzlich Farbe im Lichtspiel, eine Art goldgelber Sonnenkreis am hinteren Bühnenhorizont und kurzzeitig sanftere Töne – doch dann geht es weiter in rhythmischere Gefilde, jede Erwartung wird immer wieder konterkariert, Motorpsycho bieten keine Songs, sondern Gewitterarien. Und mit „The Waning Pt.1&2“ – eine Ode an die menschliche Dekonstruktionskraft, mit Schwarz-Weiß-Video-Sequenzen hinterlegt – gelingt ihnen der Soundtrack zur dritten Dekade im dritten Jahrtausend.

    Dass Motorpsycho schon seit Anfang Mai in zwei Staffeln durch das Land tourt, ist nicht zu bemerken. Der Beatpol war (wie so oft) der einzige Anker im Osten – sieht man mal vom Festsaal in Kreuzberg ab. Das Glücksgefühl der Erwachsenen drückte sich hier nicht durch Grölen oder Kreischen, sondern durch Kopfnicken, Grinsen und Beifall aus.

    Ohne Zweifel der bisherige Höhepunkt der Dresdner Konzertsaison für lautere Musik – dem weitere folgen, die man stringent und sofort nutzen sollte.

    Von Andreas Herrmann

    Posted 1 month ago #
  19. fillmore
    Member

    Update: After listening to the recording it seems there was only one encore after all (The Wheel). Jürgen confirmed it. Any other eye-witnesses? Pretty weird, standing pretty far in the back I had experienced it as two encores, with an encore break after "The Waning"...

    Posted 3 weeks ago #
  20. mirai no maboroshi
    Member

    @fillmore: Hi Alex, I can confirm that there was only one encore (that's both the way I remember it and the way it is reported on the setlist). However, there was a short break between "The Waning" and "Rattlesnake", where Reine went to Tomas to take the wooden hexagonal shaker and then it started shaking it when he went back to its place, with Bent saying "this is a song about a snake ... a rattlesnake" (or something like that... I haven't listened to the recording yet, I'm just going off memory) before they starterd playing "Rattlesnake". Maybe that's why you thought there were two encores (weirdly enough, I actually thought I had written this when I saw your comment ... evidently I must have thought of writing the comment and then forgot to do it, but somehow convinced myself of actually having written it).

    Francesco

    Posted 3 weeks ago #

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