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Alkaline Trio / Pretty Girls Make Graves

Alkaline Trio/Pretty Girls Make Graves: live in Orlandolive in Orlando (2003)
Vagrant Records

Reviewer Rating: 1.5
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Contributed by: Kevin11Kevin11
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It's been a mighty long time since the boys in The Alkaline Trio have played a club here in Orlando, this time around, in support of "Good Mourning" they have chosen the house of blues as the venue, the disney run establishment holds around 2,000, which that night, meant 2,000 trucker hats, dickies .


It's been a mighty long time since the boys in The Alkaline Trio have played a club here in Orlando, this time around, in support of "Good Mourning" they have chosen the house of blues as the venue, the disney run establishment holds around 2,000, which that night, meant 2,000 trucker hats, dickies and studded belts.

I arrived at around 7 with about 15 minutes to spare. After the nazis known as HOB security took away my camera, i went inside. I couldnt help but notice the hot topic clad suburbinites with Alkaline Trio shirts already on. The first band of the night was Avoid One Thing, they sounded alot like Dropkick or something, that sort of "we're punk, lets get really drunk, cuz we're also sort of Irish" sound. These guys pretty much blew, no one was into them. Which is good, i hate when everyone is into a band that totally blows.

Next was Pitch Black, the guitarist was an original member of The Nerve Agents, which immediately turned me on to them, since i love them. When they came out they immediately gave off an AFI type vibe, spooky, fast punk. The crowd wasnt into these guys either, which sort of bummed me out because they put on a good show, thumbs up to these guys.

Next up was indie rock darlings Pretty Girls Make Graves, in my opinion (which was not shared by the "punks") they were the best band of the night, energetic and musically flawless, these cats from Seattle put on one heck of a set, unfortunetly, once again, the crowd was dead as a doornail, with the exception of the kids in the front who were singing along, the band ran through "Sad Girls" "Speakers Push Air" "Liquid Change" "More Sweet Soul" "Ghosts on the radio" and a some new stuff. which rounded out the 40 minutes.

Ok, now the Alkaline Trio were at one time one of my favorite bands, their early stuff were some of the first punk records i ever bought, but this new shit just isn't cuttin it. They took a million years to set up, and when they curtains were pulled away...they were not there...what was there? A Pentagram on the drum kit, a big backdrop with the logo, and a cross...ok...whatever...they came out all spooky which doesnt float my boat, you guys know how AFI made that switch from sounding like NOFX to being scary? This is what they are trying to do here...except they are still pop punk. They came out and started off with a bang (sarcasm) with "This Could Be Love" and then went into "We've Had Enough". A paralyzed person could have had more stage energy. Judging from the first couple of songs, i knew this was going to be "we never put out anything before 2001" night at the house of blues...everyone was pretty into them, they knew all the words and shit, which bummed me out cuz it's encouraging this new spooky shit. Too much new stuff...actually one song off of the new album is too much. What has become of Chicago's former finest?

 


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Anonymous (April 7, 2006)

What has become of Chicago's former finest?

It has become the lawrence arms

Anonymous (March 31, 2005)

Fuck you all! alkaline trio is the greatest band ever and they would kick your stupid bands ass!

notfeelingcreative (December 29, 2004)

No, I remember this show, it was really bad!

Anonymous (August 13, 2004)

i know that this is just the writers opionion, but i really think that they went over the top with the way that they described the gig!!

Anonymous (August 3, 2004)

okay i guess it takes a girl to clarify. to everyone who thinks its stupid to complain how the new albums suck and complain that there are to many kids from hot topic... your just proving you know nothing about who alkaline trio really was and your ruining our shows. where we used to go and see people just like ourselves.. people who understand. you really dont get the music. the first albums were not just "faster music." they came from somewhere, from actual feeling. and for the people who really understand the music and relate to it, they know the new albums lack that aspect and its sad becuase once there was something there, you cant describe it but it was there. the pain the sorrow or THE FEELING or whatever, it was there and you could feel it. thats what alkaline trio was really about. the old albums were not just catchy tunes, they put something in you, feelings familiar to a small group of people that does not include people like you, or people who shop at hot topic.

Anonymous (August 1, 2004)

what a dick! what the fuck are you on about, saying they're trying to be spooky and how its new. if you actually knew their music and owned goddammit, you'd see that on the back their wearing face pain to like like ghouls, making the 'spooky' stuff quite old. Tosser.

Anonymous (June 21, 2004)

Fuck that guy with half a star. Alkaline Trio sucks.

Anonymous (June 9, 2003)

"Can't you idiots stop it with, 'I liked them before anyone else new about them, now they suck' adittude. It's pure bullshit. fuck you in your asses."
ummm no thanks.

Anonymous (June 9, 2003)

random note:

I was at a store the other day and the clerk noticed my Alkaline Trio t-shirt and he made a comment he went to see New Found Glory, Good Charlotte and MxPx no too long ago. I politely told him I really wasn't into any of those bands and his reply was "are you fucking serious?"

Go figure...

Anonymous (June 9, 2003)

Can't you idiots stop it with, "I liked them before anyone else new about them, now they suck" adittude. It's pure bullshit. fuck you in your asses. I gave it a 5 because I wasn't at the show.

Anonymous (June 9, 2003)

Yea i went to the show when they played in Wocester, MA. Pretty girls make graves were tight, and alkaline trio rocked out pertty hard too. When they played up here, they played a long set consisting mostly of their older material. I'm pretty sure they only played no more than 3 songs of the lastest album. To say the least i enjoyed the show.

Jake

Anonymous (June 8, 2003)

Although I was thinking that maybe (hopefully) Matt just had food poisoning because he talked about how much it sucks during the show. Though somehow I do doubt how you can get that from popcorn...

fireeyes00 (June 8, 2003)

Whenever Pitch Black plays the Gilman they have lots of fire, smoke, and firecrackers - and that is why the keyboardist plays an intro, then "hides" - he is usually controlling the fog machine, or rigging up a perfectly times explosion. Their live show owns.

As for the new Alk3 - i haven't heard the new album more than once, but it seems like every "hardcore Alk3 fan" thinks it is terrible. Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. As for their live show, when they played Warped last year, at the SF date Skiba was drunk, and thus their preformance sucked, and turned me off to 'em.

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

whoa. i was at this show. i guess i need to check this site more often... hmmmmm. FUCK EVERYONE THAT LIKED THAT SHOW. it blew. get over it. its alright to cry when your kitty dies [i would, and unfortunately will someday :( ], but not when someone makes fun of your favorite band of the month. JOhn Kennedy once said " im dead" . kevin11 once said " the". true story. WOW. i hope nobody really thought this show was Fly. or boss. because it absolutely was not. so somebody needsto specifically make fun of me right after this and call me a poser . its standard procedure. bye
-eddy
(i love you anyways)

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

I do agree that this new Alk3 tour isn't all that good. It's worth the $12.50 I paid, don't get me wrong... but I think it could've been much better.

...and what happened to getting opening bands that sound at least a little like the headliners? The best opening band of the night were Avoid One Thing... even though the drummer was all obsessed with Kiss. Pitch Black were alright as a Trio... but the keyboardist just ruined it for me. I've heard he didn't do this at other shows, but at the Norfolk show, he would play the intro to a song, then hide under the keyboard. Weird. Pretty Girls Make Graves weren't all that good either. I was feeling one song, but the rest I just wasn't into. I just don't think they were a fit band to put as the opening band. Instead of pumping up the crowd, they put them to sleep.

When I saw the Trio, they played 8 songs off the new cd. 8. Count 'em. This Could Be Love, We've Had Enough, 100 Stories, Continental, Emma, Fatally Yours, Donor Party, and If We Never Go Inside. All in all, they played 18 songs. That only leaves 2 songs each for the other 4 cds, with two left over.

The worst part of the concert was the crowd interaction. There was none. To me, it was like watching TV.

I think Kevin11 gave a pretty truthful review.

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

Leave the dead alone. The ghosts and the skeletons are tired of being cool. and satan is pissed too first you name some fake meat after him and now he is like this hip guy. in fact all the devils are angry too. the evil and the dead are through being cool. and stop wearing mesh baseball caps all together especially when they have pentagrams on them. how would you like it if all the truckers started wearing white studded belts? or all the ghosts had tattoos?

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

i'm glad that they stole their song back from marilyn manson. he isn't nearly evil enough to be playing that shit. YES!!!

Kevin11 (June 6, 2003)

"WOAH you are from Downtown Orlando, Shit you may as well be from the Bronx"

He asked if I was from the suburbs dipshit. Did I Say "im from downtown orlando where i have to fight off hoodlums to get to my door everynight"? no, Orlando is a nice town.

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

It was very odd at the show because everytime Skiba would stagger to the edge of the stage (frequently it was his only move) three 13 year old girls would give the 13 year old girl squeel and one would start going "You're a God, You're a God" Fucked up...

Also the trio opened with the first 3 songs off the album in order. I don't care who you are, that is lame. Yes it was cool to hear Nose over Tail and My Friend Peter but it would have been better if they played something besides the title track and Radio off of Maybe I'll Catch Fire.

I do agree with most of the review though. The only thing he failed to mention is how the keyboardist to Pitch Black is the coolest man alive. Viva la Tambourine shaker!

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

"if good mourning was alk3's debut album everyone would think it's the greatest"

If Good Mourning was Alkaline Trio's debut record I probably wouldn't be a fan of theirs. It's not as if I don't like the record because it's new and they're big now, I just prefer the style of their older songs.

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

WOAH you are from Downtown Orlando, Shit you may as well be from the Bronx.

Anonymous (June 6, 2003)

if good mourning was alk3's debut album everyone would think it's the greatest--however, since they polished up their work a bit they don't have street cred anymore--- god you punk snobs are lame--- for all your bitching and 'holier than thou' bullshit you know dick about music

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

yea, the suburbs seems really depressing to me..

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

I was at this show I thought it was cool how they ended it with an antischism cover.. that was cool.

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

they played a lot of old stuff, not enough. but they played an adequate ammount of it. but i didnt get the opening with the music and the dark logo and then they came out of no where it was too much like a pop concert where the little girls are screaming with anticipation. i had a photo pass, i got hit on by a 12 year old in an atticus shirt while taking pictures, he was in the front row. so the trucker hat comment is completely accurate.

Kevin11 (June 5, 2003)

"Yes, we are suburbanites. Are you from the rough and tumble part of Orlando?"

Well...i live downtown...so i'm not a suburbanite.

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

Why must everyone of your reviews comment on the people at the shows and what they wear. We've been to the shows, we've seen the black t-shirts, we know who goes to these shows.

Yes, we are suburbanites. Are you from the rough and tumble part of Orlando?

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

it sucks real bad

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

I would submit a review of the DC Alk3 show but i don't know if it is too late or not

BabaBooey (June 5, 2003)

I can't say I've ever seen Alkaline Trio live, but I saw them on Conan O'Brien and that performance was horrendous.

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

pretty girls make graves is awful, listening to that music is enough to make someone want to kill themselves. alkaline was good in austin but the other 3 bands were crappy.....yeah, A3 does take along time to set up

Anonymous (June 5, 2003)

why is everyone who is into music so mean and jaded?...im from the chicago area..ive been listening to alkaline trio since goddamnit came out..im not going to pretend ive been into them since their first release..or talk about the times before dan joined the band to sound cooler than thou..because im not..and you wonder why people think indie kids are stuck up and mean...because they are!..you talk crap about people who dont look like you, there are too many "jocks" in the crowd?..does that make the music you're listening to different?..oh and by the way, realize that ripping on 'jocks' or 'hot topic kids' is the same high and mighty attitude you're supposedly vearing away from...we're supposed to love each other! thats what a music scene is all about..people coming together with the common love of music..wake up and be yourself and stop caring if you know someone who bought a bag at hottopic and didn't get their shirt for 60 cents at the salvation army..theres more to life than that...and yes..pretty girls makes graves do rock the house hard...and tuesday has been rumoured to be getting back together since tuesday broke up.not that i wouldn't enjoy that

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

you stupid alk3 fucks piss me off. oh boo fuckin hoo, the reviewer didn't write what you wanted hear. it's an opinion, like i'm makin on your stupid ass. peace greases.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

liquid courage sweetie, not change. but yeah, alk3 sucks live and it's all about pgmg. don't be hatin'.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

Yeah sure, this show SUCKED!!! 12 bucks and ALK3 didn't play nearly long enough!! Pitch Black sucked donkey shaft, i'm fucking sick of hearing "radio" at every ALK3 show and people can shop at hot topic if they fucking want to!!

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

fuck everyone who took all the tickets to the alk3 shows...every socal show is sold out...i hate you all. i didn't have money to buy them sooner, and i thought that i'd still be able to buy tickets more than 2 weeks before the shows. damn.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

"They grew up and are now writing better music, to answer your question."

No.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

"actually one song off of the new album is too much. What has become of Chicago's former finest?" They grew up and are now writing better music, to answer your question.

dignin(whaa happened!)

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

lieutenant,

that was very funny.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

kevin11, i know people are making harsh statements about your review. people are going to tell you to ignore their comments and keep on trying. in this case i think you should stop writing reviews and attend a composition class. after you pull your head out of your ass and learn to explain your self, you should try again. sorry this is hard to write i have a broken hand, what is your excuse?

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

"There was some asshole jock in crowd pushing chicks, he should have been home jakcing off to his creed bullshit"

Maybe he's just violent...not christian.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

That wasnt funny.

lieutenant (June 4, 2003)

I did not like this review. However, like the review itself, I will not provide much insight on why I found this review less than entertaining.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

"They played some older songs like Hell Yes"

that song is so old I forgot it came out one album ago. what the fuck is wrong with you.

wyzo

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

like the review, you sound like an obnoxious little shit, but i can relate, they totally sucked cock when they played here.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

"There was some asshole jock in the crowd".....I'm sure he would have loved to have his picture taken with the band just as much as you jacked off about it. Don't get me wrong, I like good AK3, but this new shit (especially the live show) just doesn't get my dick hard.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

I just got back from their show tonight in houston..AMAZING. I met Matt and Derek afterwards and got pics with them, such nice guys....they put on such a good show and were extremely cordial and welcoming to the fans afterwards. They played some older songs like Hell Yes, My Friend Peter, Clavicle, Armageddon, etc..it was great.
There was some asshole jock in crowd pushing chicks, he should have been home jakcing off to his creed bullshit.Crowds for "punk shows" are younger and preppier every damn time....

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

to the author

when your review reads like it was written by a first grader, expect "1st grade-esqe insults".

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

shit man, "Ok, now the Alkaline Trio were at one time one of my favorite bands, their early stuff were some of the first punk records i ever bought, but this new shit just isn't cuttin it." ya know there was punk before 1996 that is tons better, however i do agree with you. it has been down hill from whenever goddamit came out.

Anonymous (June 4, 2003)

all i want to say is that alk3 is on mtv now, yeah go on there website there video made TRL wannabies, they amde a crap record cuz there not into there music anymore read the freekin article in meanstreet magazine, i give them one more year and there calling it quits. dan already said he wants to go solo, and plus i heard tuesday is getting back together, why do you think dan sang so much on this album, he is fed up with skiba sing so damn much. anyways alk3 will just get there screaming 12 and 13 yr old girls and now those TRL bitches too

joeg (June 4, 2003)

"These guys pretty much blew, no one was into them. Which is good, i hate when everyone is into a band that totally blows."

you win the "hey everybody, i'm a jackass!" award of the week. congrats.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

I wrote a review about Alkaline in Toronto. They played like 6 of the new songs, which sounded pretty good. The intro music and how people look don't really matter, its how they play as a band. It's good to see that they still play a lot of shit from earlier albums cause thats what people really like them for. Also, does anyone know for sure if Matt does coke? I hear people say it alot but I assume they're just replaying what their friends told them.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

"they came out all spooky which doesnt float my boat, you guys know how AFI made that switch from sounding like NOFX to being scary?"

Yeah, because Alkaline Trio used to have songs about wanting mohawks and cereal. AFI made a huge leap, the Trio has aways had a very dark vibe.

Kevin11 (June 3, 2003)

I'm the author. I think it is so funny how people get so upset over my opinion, your 1st grade-esqe insults don't change my opinion of the show. The best ones are the ones that say it was a horrible review...then say that it sucks because I said something negative about a band. That isnt a "horrible review" it is an "opinion". If I didnt develop my points well or it was not well written, you can tell me my review sucks. My review cant be "the worst review ever" just because I don't agree with you, maybe I have "The worst opinions ever"

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

I was at this show...and he's right.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

when the played last month in lancaster, they played hardly anything from infirmary, six new songs, and the rest old shit, id say 15 old songs, they even played sundials and lucky smoke rings, they took requests from the crowd too! awesome show

FortyMinutesWest (June 3, 2003)

Funny, yet horribly wrong.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

ok i'm sorry but the thought of a bunch of guys in wheel chairs trying to start a circle pit is funny.

FortyMinutesWest (June 3, 2003)

I push paralyzed people down the steps, because really, what harm could it do? But seriously, this review wasn't that bad, and trucker hats are horrible, much like ABC's upcoming shows.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

"i dunno you can say whatever you want but the reveiw is no good for anyone who doesnt agree with you" WHAT THE FUCK? I thought the hole point of a review was to share your opinions and YOURS alone...it's not a fucking band bio, it's one person's REVIEW of the show he saw...

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

This review was great. If Buddyhead wrote show reviews this is what it would be like.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Go talk to Peter Singer if you're going to try to be all "sensitive."

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Good review. PGMG bring the rock cuz a few memebers were in Killsadie. I hate trucker hat kids and band that pretend to be dark and shit too. Short but good.

The guy below me is totally fucking around. Please tell me there isn't a parapalegic punk band.. please! WOuldn't it be cool if all they covered were op ivy songs?

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

ok...i dont think he is being predjudice against paralyzed people...just proving a point.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

This is the worst and most offensive review I have ever read. As a paralyzed person, the comment "a paralyzed person could have more stage energy" is very hurtful. I think i speak for paralyzed people everywhere when i say that just because we have lost movement in some of our limbs does not make us "worse" or "less energetic". I am in a punk band whose members are all paralyzed. I believe we have very much stage energy. Tell me, Mr. Kevin11, whats more energetic than 5 paralyzed punk rockers riding their wheelchairs around stage, as a tape of punk music plays? Nothing. I mean, we could crash or something. All I'm trying to say is that we paralyzed folk are people too, and we feelings as well. Emotional feelings, not physical feelings. My score is for the reviewer's close-mindedness.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

agreed....that was a horrible fucking review. avoid one thing-which by the way is fronted by joe from the bosstones-are nowhere near dropkick murphys you lame little fuck. bashing the bands, bashing that oh so lame crowd, bashing what the people were wearing? and what were you doing with that camera? wanted to take pictures of your heroes....or your former heroes alkaline trio? how was junior high today little man?

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

you don't know what the fuck you are talking about...pretty girls make graves can eat a bag of dicks for all i care...i saw the same show in chicago and they totally sucked ass...pitch black was much better and avoid one thing is not even in the same genre as dropkicks...alkaline trio blew the fucking roof off of the riveria.

bpp

8dollarclarinetsolo (June 3, 2003)

avoid one thing does not sound like dropkick at all.....

and i wish there was a little more substance to it, i mean so you dont like new alkaline trio, you didnt have anything to say about the old stuff? i dunno you can say whatever you want but the reveiw is no good for anyone who doesnt agree with you

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

i was at this show and it was defintly a big disapointment (except for PGMG) This review was dead-on.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Coke slows you down in the long run...no matter how jacked you are while you're on it

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Candy will make you dandy. Ah yes Cuban bean!

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

from all the reviews I've read, it seems the Trio is pretty boring live.
But if Matt has such a big coke habit, I would think that he'd be more energetic, not less...

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

PGMG are fuckin amazing!

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

AFI sounded ALOT like NOFX. ALOT.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

youre fucking stupid. worst review ever. i dont care how people looked at a show, you stereotypical asshole. its people like you that ruin the good vibe that punk used to have.

P.S.-AFI never sounded like nofx...youre stupid.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

They blew ass in Atlanta.

I've never seen a band more dead.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Did you stay for the whole show, or just give up after two songs? When I saw alk3 in atlanta, they played cringe, nose over tail, maybe i'll catch fire, clavicle, lied my face off, snake oil tanker, cooking wine, and closed with 97. I couldn't have been happier, they only played a few new ones (yep, the first two) and they didn't waste any time with infirmiry songs. Sucks for the reviewer if he's being honest (but I doubt they would vary the setlist very much...it felt more like a greatest hits show than new-album-support).

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Sometimes a band isn't good anymore. That may seem like an obvious comment, but it takes some getting used to when it's a band you liked a lot in the past. So go ahead and get used to it about the alkaline trio.

cobra

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Decent review. I fully agree with how the Trio has gone downhill the last two albums. Living in Chicago, I feel I get to see them at there best. They were great last halloween, but they haven't been cutting it since. It's all the coke Skiba is doing. He just doesn't have as much energy and now he's taking vocal lessons for his dying voice. Poor Alkaline Trio.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

I was at this show.. Pretty girls make Graves sucked ass (in my opinion) and Pitch Black were just ok. However, Alkaline Trio put on a fantastic peformance. They only played like 4 new songs though..Most of the songs were from "goddammit" and "Maybe I'll Catch fire." which was very surprising and it made me happy. And since the crowd was so into The trio, it made the show awesome. Sorry but whoever reviwed this show should really pay more attention to whats really important about shows, The fucking Music.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

This review makes me feel smart!

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

If there were 2000 people there and you say that meant 2000 trucker hats, dickies, and studded belts that means you were also wearing the same uniform. Unless some dude was wearing two hats or maybe an extra pair of pants. Mmmmm

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

i think the 11 is for he's mental age. Dipshit

-ejaculine

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Don't you know that I took it from Avril? I mean, come on brah, don't I get some points there?

-sickBOI

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

shutup sickboi, they fact that you have boi in your name = no respect

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Strung Out "Live in a Dive" eats ass.....on a related note, the new Trio album is my fav of their catalog, considering I was never a big fan. Pretty Girls Make Graves are good, but should not be the direct opener, the set just kinda goes on and on and on....

-sickboi

TJmoney (June 3, 2003)

avoid one thing is better than you...how you compare them to dropkick murphys I don't know...I couldn't go to this show cuz I had to work but oh well...strung out live in a dive comes out today!! I gotta go pick it up

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

agree with reviewer 100%, stupid alk fans get off skibas nut sack, there not good anymore

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

You guys are dumb bashing this just because he didn't go ape shit over Alk3 like all you kids...I saw this tour and Pretty Girls Make Graves was DEFINATELY the highlight and I completely agree that the Trio's live show has gone downhill...the stage energy especially.

cubaricho (June 3, 2003)

Sir I think you are a total idiot, were you even at the show? They played 5 or 6 new songs and then like 10 old songs.

preacher (June 3, 2003)

Seriously. Worst review ever.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Why be objective in a review or give out info? Its not reuters, hes not reviewing a war, what info are you expecting? the most you can hope for is a setlist, and maybe someone being shot, its a show, if you weren't there, theres not much to say but they played.
wyzo

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

They key to a review is not to be objective. This isn't fucking 20/20. A review is someone's opinion, not the news. I actually like it when people tell stories and make their reviews interesting. Yeah, this review was a little bit on the complaining side, but I would have to agree with everything said in it.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

That was the second worst review I've ever read. What a bitch. Oh and my friend went to this show. He said they were pretty bad ass, so umm, yeah. Shut up.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

seriously, did you need a box of tissue when you wrote this? All you do is bitch. Get over it and yourself and stop trying to keep your cred.

The key to writing reviews is being OBJECTIVE, TELL US WHAT HAPPENED. More info, hold the bitching.

StabbingGoldfish (June 3, 2003)

I'm still trying to decipher some sort of review thats seems to be hidden amongst all this whine. When the trio was here(philly) they managed to play almost every song off of the new record AND play A LOT of choice old tunes. Don't Hate.

-StabbingGoldfish
(Want some Cheese With That Whine?)

ClidesdaleScale (June 3, 2003)

the new album kicks ass dick face, if you were a real trio fan you wouldn't dismiss it as pure garbage. I'm sure they didn't play more than five or six new songs. Next time you write a review let us know what the other ones were instead of whining like the little bitch that you are.

Anonymous (June 3, 2003)

Nice Review suckass,you spent all your time whining about hot topic kids and studded belts and shit and had like two sentences about the headlining band.

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