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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Performances of Heavy Montreal 2014

Posted by on August 11, 2014

logmontreal2.) Lamb of God

“We were supposed to do this two years ago,” Randy Blythe noted early from the stage while urging the crowd not to stage-dive as he usually does these days. After his well-publicized trial in the Czech Republic and tons of cancelled dates in its wake, Lamb of God’s arrival at Heavy Montreal was a sweet comeback performance for an audience that was roughly the same size on Sunday (about 35,000) as both days of last year’s fest combined. They wasted no time in decimating a huge, eager audience; in fact, only the likes of Slayer could have followed this kind of ferocity at full strength without being blown off the stage. It was a true full-circle moment, and certainly one fans will remember for years to come.

 

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