Viaduct Basin - Auckland, New Zealand

Set List:

Israel's Son
Emotion Sickness
Pure Massacre
Ana's Song (Open Fire)
Miss You Love
Satin Sheets
Point Of View
Paint Pastel Princess
The Door
Anthem For The Year 2000
Kick Out The Jams
No Association


The band walked out and almost immediately started Israel's Son. I think most of the people at the concert only came because they knew their latest songs, because not many people were singing along to the Frogstomp and Freak Show songs. The crowd was good during Ana's Song… I think at least three quarters of the crowd, in the pit and on the stands, were singing along.

The next songs were great, and the lighting was amazing! I thought that really added to the whole Neon effect, but it seemed like Dan wasn't really getting into it. I mean, he sounded like he was tired and wanted to go home, but it still was a pretty awesome show. Ben was going nuts on his drum set, Chris was going mad with the bass, and Sam was just doing his thing! Dan did the bible quote and the "Who believes in Satan?" thing. He said that everybody cheered for Satan, except for 'some place' in America with the Mormons. I presume he was talking about Utah, then said something in an American accent. And like previous shows he did the Hallelujah thing, the whole shabang. During the "We are the youth" thing, instead of chanting "We are the youth," people started singing the song. That was kind of frustrating.

At the end they came out for an encore and did Kick Out The Jams and No Association, which was really awesome, since I absolutely LOVE No Association. Ben went mad! They all did, it was truly awesome. Then they left the stage, without saying goodbye or thank you or anything. But hey, the show definitely made up for it. Three hours in the mosh, and only one bruise. That I am proud for.