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[spapad] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 7:01:47 PM 
I plan to use their stage time as Happy Hour! LOL Will be taking a cab back to my friend's house, so I  don't have to worry about that part.
Not that I was worried, I would have liked it better with just the two bands, but what can ya do! 

Chicago is a beautiful city! Swam in lake Mich a couple times, man it's got warm and way cold pockets in it's shallows.

  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by ronhartsell from Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:55:52 PM)
[ron h] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:55:52 PM 
Not according to the venues web site, just Whitesnake...won't matter anyhow...gonna schedule that Monday off work, get myself a nice buzz going...throw on some comfortable clothes and take Lake Shore Drive head'n north, which is an extremely beautiful drive near twi-light and on the ride home, it follows the lake shore from north to south...you have the lit up city on one side and the beautiful lights reflecting off the lake on the other...hypnotic even...I'm not even gonna care, won't ruin my night one bit...hell, I almost feel as if I'm there right now!!!  If that shitty little band ruins my night, at age 42, then I didn't prepare myself properly for the show and I ought to just give up going to concerts all together 
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by spapad from Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:36:04 PM)
[situationroom] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:54:27 PM 
Hope our Us friends enjoy the Priest as much as we did.  They are back to their awesome live best.  Saw the jaw dropping show in Belfast with Testament and Megadeth and Metal came home...Cant wait for Rob and the boys to get themselves back to Belfast!!! Enjoy it guys..so many highlights I can't even start...Simply brilliant!  Yet again Priest remember their fans and play for them in cities most of the bands forget about!!! Example Maiden, Metallica etc..when did you last play Belfast???? Bastardos!!!! PRIEST RULE
[spapad] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:52:34 PM 
The two of you together will be like TNT!!! LOL Have a great time!
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by ~ MG_Metalgoddess~ from Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:49:00 PM)
[~ MG_Metalgoddess~] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:49:00 PM 
LOL...  Sounds like a fun show ....   I got premiun seats for MN... July 3rd.... woooo  hooooooo,,, LOL  so did paperflowers shes going to be there too>>>
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by ronhartsell from Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:56:48 AM)
[Phantom A6] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:46:49 PM 
Congrats Ron!!
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by ronhartsell from Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:56:48 AM)
[spapad] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:36:04 PM 

That is awesome Ron! Sounds like a good time to be had! an Island in lake Michigan! Kewl! Sounds like the makings of a fabulous show! Do have to endure POPEVIL? or are you lucky enough to dodge the bullet on your show?


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[MARK IN THE DARK] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:58:20 AM 
[ron h] Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:56:48 AM 
Well, I get the chance to see Priest July 19th, a Sunday night at 7pm...the venue is at Northerly Island, which I've never been to.  It use to be an airport for private planes 'til 9-11...after that, the Mayor of Chicago (Daley) decided it was a threat and had bulldozers 'X' out the runways...What I really think I'm going to like is that it will be a hot summer night and the island is on Lake Michigan, should be quite a view...I've heard that the sound and sightlines (for all seats) are excellent...tix are from $25 (lawn) to $99 for premium as well as $30 VIP parking...depending on traffic, it will be anywhere from a 15-30 min. drive...no problem...really looking forward to it!!!  Now if they would only put the tix up for sale!!!
[tedzo] Monday, April 13, 2009 4:00:54 PM 

Totally fkn stoked they are going to play here in CO at red rocks!

Such an awesome venue to see priest.

Last time they played there was on the painkiller tour, it was sick!

Gonna buy my tix saturday.

Can't wait, holy s#@t!

[max beardsall] Monday, April 13, 2009 12:36:17 PM 
i saw them at the sheffield arena and it was an awsome concert,i even got to see my favourite song played(between the hammer and the anvil).plus i got to see megadeath aswell wich was a bonus.i missed testament but i dont realy know them so i wasnt bothered.
[DividingSolid] Thursday, March 26, 2009 1:04:10 AM 
It sucks that priest is barely playing in the states they are only playing in california like in the southern part. From what I see it is just is fricken stupid.
[Painkiller 316] Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:44:21 PM 

PRIEST COME TO THE STATES I'M GOIN TO MISS YOU WITH WHITESNAKE

[metalmaz] Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:46:19 PM 
Trust the bloody Frogs eh.

They go on strike all the time!
 
Enjoy the gig

  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by astarup from Thursday, March 19, 2009 2:29:47 PM)
[astarup] Thursday, March 19, 2009 2:29:47 PM 

Okay, first of all Im looking forward to going to Paris tomorrow, and to see the Metal Gods again on Saturday   ... 
IF I get there!
1,2 mill people on strike in France right now!? WHAT!!  Couldn't they have waited till next week ...
I hopw it won't interfere with all my plans and time schedules, good thing I'm there a day early ...
I'll let you know about the show when I get back

[guidogodoy] Monday, March 16, 2009 6:51:07 PM 
Good to know that I am not the only one who tries to arrange work / vacations around a Priest tour!
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by MetalQueen4ever from Monday, March 16, 2009 6:48:17 PM)
[MetalQueen4ever] Monday, March 16, 2009 6:48:17 PM 
Know for touring with Priest seeing them play in various citie back to back.
Would die to see them in Paris.  Couldn't get time off.
My husband and I have talked about planning a European vacation around Priest's tour schedule.

Can't thank the band enough for continuing to tour!
[astarup] Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:58:38 PM 
Yes Malmø was fun :o) They were in great moods , and rocked our socks off !! 
P.S. I dont see your myspace link anywhere?


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[Deep Freeze Rolla] Tuesday, March 10, 2009 4:14:13 AM 
I hope that they'll change their setlist a little. Not that it's bad. It's actually surprisingly good. Maybe replace death with victim of changes
[rjah_666] Tuesday, March 10, 2009 4:06:15 AM 
i met them in malmo in sweden , it was fun .
they got really bad critik from the newspapper but i think they ROCK !!!!

  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by astarup from Monday, March 09, 2009 5:27:48 PM)
[astarup] Monday, March 09, 2009 5:27:48 PM 

Never mind :o)

I got my tickets and Im going to Paris ... YEAHHH

[astarup] Monday, March 09, 2009 3:42:32 PM 
HELP!!!

Can anyone tell me how I can buy tickets for the Priest Feast in Paris at an ENGLISH site?? 
I cant understand a word on the French site, and it wont change to English ...

Anyone ??  :o)

Edited at: Monday, March 09, 2009 3:44:24 PM
[Gibbo UK] Monday, March 09, 2009 1:08:52 PM 
I don't think nobody was knocking the actual bands on this tour only the greedy arena prices.If anyone want to pay stupid prices for beer what looks lik piss then go for it.Only problem is people buy it  and the companies will sell it.
I do not know why a programme for the tour was available.I think it will be down to costing as printing prices ae not cheapThere could have been a poor programme sale on the last tour so they may have decided to give it a miss.
[Soylentgreen4u] Monday, March 09, 2009 10:42:10 AM 
COME TO CANADA TO CATCH THE PRIEST....BEST BEER ON THE CONTINENT!...
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by Senior Rocker from Monday, March 09, 2009 8:12:45 AM)
[_strat_] Monday, March 09, 2009 8:18:13 AM 

Yeah, I wish they would reschedule Belgrade and Zagreb shows... Then, if I have enough time and money, I can go see them...

Šta se može...


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[Senior Rocker] Monday, March 09, 2009 8:12:45 AM 
SueDalglish, I think there has been some misunderstanding Don't think anyone was objecting to the band making a living; indeed we all made that point and over the years I have never felt that I was ripped off by the ticket prices.  The Priest ALWAYS put on a great show and never disappoint-I always enjoy the initial mystery of not knowing where & when  Rob is going to appear on stage during the 1st number. What I do object to is the extortionate prices venues like the Bham NEC want to charge for a soft drink.....................and a plastic glass of beer that tastes like piss.  Not sure why there were no programmes this time round, does anybody else know ?
[spapad] Sunday, March 08, 2009 5:42:29 PM 
Fantastic news Vukluka! If they promised, they Will come! Now that's Metal Faith! So glad you had a great time! Wish I could have been right there with ya!
Maybe they will come to Serbia soon? Sounds like you had a wonderful time!

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[DelivererofEvil] Sunday, March 08, 2009 5:20:19 PM 
Does anyone know if there is any chance to get backstage on the Priest Feast concerts? That would be the cherry on top of the cake!
[vukluka] Saturday, March 07, 2009 3:39:00 PM 
i was at Priest show at Globen Stocholm,that was a magic night ,Priest was GREAT... i only sorry that  Priest dont play in my country (Serbia)...Tipton appendix problem.....but i see Tipton in Globen  play guitar nice and like Rob say " We promise to you people in Belgrade Serbia  we came and play for you "....
WE WAIT  JUDAS PRIEST TO PLAY IN SERBIA ..................

                                                                                A PROMISE IS A  PROMISE
[sue.daglish] Saturday, March 07, 2009 2:15:14 PM 
i was at wembley for the concert, and i dont care what anybody else moaned about bands selling merchandise,lining there bank balances or whatever fans want to moan about,i thought the concert was excellent.even megadeth and testament played solid sets.i thought the concerts was well worth the money,considering some people would fork out £100 to £1000 for barbra streisand or barry manilow,£40 plus to see your favourite band plus 2 very good groups as well.so for all those who moan about prices and wether the set list was good or not and playing the same songs,get over it.the only thing i was dissapointed in was that there was no programmes again.cant wait till the next tour they go on.
[astarup] Saturday, March 07, 2009 11:15:26 AM 
He he , actuially my friend told me that Scott dropped his drumsticks once or twice in Malmø ... I didnt see though
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[Matchova] Thursday, March 05, 2009 2:22:31 PM 
saw Priest in stockholm saturday, within an armsreach from Mr Tipton! Im still high on that! And Travis, does he ever drop his drumstick - ever, after throwing it in the air or flipping it backwards?
[astarup] Thursday, March 05, 2009 12:20:53 PM 

I had a fantastic time yesterday in Malmø Arena!
Testament and Megadeth were great, as the day before, but Priest were simply brilliant!!
Same setlist still, but who cares as long as it is played so well. I was in the front row again, right side naturally :o) and IT WAS LOUD!!! Luckily I had learned from my mistake the day before and bought some earplugs ... yes I know Rob, Im not a true metal fan if I wear them ... he he 
Glenn was in a great mood, THANK YOU GLENN for making it such a night to remember!!
There was a few mishaps (?) like the sound guy playes the intro to Helion a couple of songs early :o) But it was fun that not everything went like clockwork!!
PRIEST RULES - no one else comes close

[Vinther] Wednesday, March 04, 2009 9:47:36 AM 
Was at the same show as astarup. It was great, Testament and Megadeth did a good job, but Priest was fantastic! The setlist was the exact same as last year, but I did'nt care. Priest had a fantastic show, and Halford voice was very good (on Painkiller however, he had some problems). The best songs were Death, Sinner and Rock Hard Ride Free
[astarup] Wednesday, March 04, 2009 3:12:56 AM 
Last night my friend and I went to see Priest Fest in horsens, Denmark.
Testament didnt have a very good sound unfortunately, Megadeth was great, fantastic, played their hearts out.
PRIEST WAS PHENOMENAL!
Rob was singing at his best, and in a good humorous (?) mood, talking at/with the audience and singing his heart out.
He said that Priest had now played for 38 years and they are still pissed of ... ha ha ha ...  he was kidding.
Glenn and KK great as always, as was Scott and Ian.
They played the same setlist as already listed, however I don't know about the last 4 songs, as we had to leave to catch our train back to Copenhagen.
All in all a brilliant experience, I can hardly wait till we see them again tonight in Malmø, and no leaving early this time :o)

P.S. Sorry no photo's, I didnt dare bring my SLR and my friends camera went on strike ... We'll try to bring hers tonight. 
[Senior Rocker] Monday, March 02, 2009 3:39:25 AM 
Thanks everyone for describing the bandana logo: looking at the pics again it is pretty obvious I suppose -  must have had a senior moment
[astarup] Sunday, March 01, 2009 11:38:06 AM 
Thanks again Metal Dog, I havent gotten around to taking good portraits yet, thats really difficult :o)
Even though Im going to two Priest shows on Tuesday and Wednesday, Im not bringing the camera ... Im not gonna chance that they take it from me ...
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[Metal Dog] Saturday, February 28, 2009 2:18:10 PM 
That's kind of you, astarup.  By the way, your myspace shows you've a great eye for a landscape, nice work!!

METAL DOG
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[astarup] Friday, February 27, 2009 4:30:13 PM 
Thanks Metal Dog for leaving a link to your awesome website, your pics blew me away!
I only have a D50 camera and am a novice photographer compared to you, but I would LOVE the opportunity to stand in the pit like you!! With only 3 songs and a lousy perspective from below, your pics came out clear, clean cut and very profeesional in my opinion!
Great experience and great memories Im sure!
[shirls.n] Friday, February 27, 2009 3:31:17 PM 
Ooops way out my price range Nice though.

www.microglobe.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php thats more my price range
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by Metal Dog from Friday, February 27, 2009 3:06:07 PM)
[Metal Dog] Friday, February 27, 2009 3:06:07 PM 
Thanks Shirls.   The camera is a Nikon D300 DSLR, in this case with 18-70mm zoom.

As to Rob's bandana, it's skull and crossbones.

METAL DOG
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[shirls.n] Friday, February 27, 2009 2:13:55 PM 
Those are stunning pics MD. What camera did you use?

Senior Rocker: I'll second Gibbo UK on the skulls. They look like skulls to me.

One of the students where I work saw the boys at Wembley and thought they were fantastic, it was the first time he'd seen them. He really went to see Megadeath, but thought they were sh*t. He's now a confirmed JP fan.

Now I have to talk him into leaving me the JP T-Shirt  he bought when he leaves the halls at the end of term
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by Metal Dog from Thursday, February 26, 2009 10:50:08 AM)
[Gibbo UK] Friday, February 27, 2009 12:15:21 PM 
I think the design on Robs bandana is skulls Senior Rocker.
[Senior Rocker] Friday, February 27, 2009 1:06:16 AM 
Nice one MetalDog, I think I speak for all fans in our area in thanking you for at least mentioning the Symphony Hall
to the band as a possible venue for Nostradamus concert.  Fingers crossed, cheers ! Have looked at your pics again and am struggling to work out what design Rob had on his bandana. 

Gibbo, your point about Rob's boots being too big may explain why at times he seemed inhibited when lumbering around the stage, I thought maybe his boots came up over his knees which stopped him from bending them fully, but perhaps I am wrong.

Thanks again MetalDog Edited at: Friday, February 27, 2009 1:07:58 AM Edited at: Friday, February 27, 2009 1:18:00 AM
Edited at: Friday, February 27, 2009 1:18:30 AM
[Gibbo UK] Thursday, February 26, 2009 12:35:22 PM 

I also agree for bands making money from merchandise,concerts and cd sales especially bands like Priest.Bands like ACDC and Metallica who just churn out crap an do a tour just to top up their bank account is out of order.
£2-00 for a soft drink It is about time they were sorted out,but if people still buy them at that price they will still laugh and rub their greedy hands.

Rob looked good in his bandana,his boots looked a bit too big

Metal Dog hope they like your pics.

[Metal Dog] Thursday, February 26, 2009 10:50:08 AM 
I'm sending Rob and the band my pix from Birmingham via Rob's sister.  I've mentioned Symphony Hall but don't count any chickens...  

METAL DOG
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[Senior Rocker] Thursday, February 26, 2009 1:24:50 AM 
Some seriously relevant comments by all re the venue/gig rip-offs.  I don't think I mind the band and immediate crew members getting my spondoolics even if the merchandise is also over the top price-wise; it's the hangers-on and all the other w*nkers who bleed us of our hard earned cash when all we wanna do is see our heroes.  The camera restrictions rule is just one big f*ckin' joke; there are usually enough press snappers at gigs to represent mags etc &  I don't think the band actually cares that we take personal pics; so wots the problem, its a bit over my head ! 

By the way Gibbo similar prices in Brum for a bottle of piss and £2 for a small bottle of tango - at least they did not insist we tip the pop into a plastic cup. Also £8 parking, a lot of fans were upset by that because it was supposed to include a bus ride in & back after the gig but we got pissed off with waiting for a bus so just walked over-took 10mins each way-parking should be Free when you have paid over £40 for a ticket.

Change the subject what did we think of Rob's bandana, couldn't quite make out what the design/logo on it was. SR. Edited at: Thursday, February 26, 2009 1:37:21 AM
Edited at: Thursday, February 26, 2009 1:40:27 AM
[~ MG_Metalgoddess~] Wednesday, February 25, 2009 11:37:17 AM 
Funny thing is......  It was not the band... that had this rule.... But the MTS Center.....  When I was back stage.. Both Kenny and Scott asked me If I took any during the concert they wanted me to e-mail them to them.. Like for the Steel Mill ect.. and I know Scott likes to have the pics out on his My Space.... When I told them about the camera rule... They were suprised..  And thought it was riduculous.. LOL...  Kenny thought it was not fair to the fans.. LOL @ Scotty.. Everytime I took a pic he had to check and scroll through my camera to make sure the picture came out...( Good Grief charlie brown) I think he had my camera more than I did...  ( Now I know who took the picture of the bag on the floor...LOL)  I got home and went to print some of them for my brother to take home.. and there was a picture crooked of the wall, a garbage bag on the floor...LMAO I think he had his finger on the button...LOL

Oh well Live and learn Eh guys?? 

Hugs MG~

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[Gibbo UK] Wednesday, February 25, 2009 11:17:08 AM 
On saturday i managed to get my camera into Wembley.I first tried by puttig it down the front of my jeans,bearing in mnd my camera is an SLR with 85mm lens.That did not work.I then tucked it in the back of my jeans.There was no ay i was going to get it through security.I would tell you but it would give the game away ...
At Wembley Arena they search all bags then frisk you.

You are allowed to take compact camera's in to concerts but not the SLR pro type with lenses.I agree this is BULLS**T.I only take them for sharing and not to sell on.

My Wembley pics were taken from high up in the stadium anyway.
[Soylentgreen4u] Wednesday, February 25, 2009 10:52:48 AM 
FIRST THINGS FIRST!...THEY DIDN'T ALLOW DRINKS,BECAUSE THEY KNEW YOU WERE COMING!.........KIDDING ASIDE,THE WHOLE NOT ALLOWING CAMERAS IS A FU#$%NG HORSESHIT RULE MG,I THINK YOU'D AGREE...THEY CHARGE ENOUGH TO GET INTO THESE EVENTS,THEY COME AROUND ONCE A YEAR MAYBE!...IF THE FANS WANNA SNAP SOME PHOTOS OF THEIR FAVOURITE GROUPS THEY SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO DO SO,YES?...AND FURTHERMORE IF ONE PAYS $400 TO GO BACKSTAGE AND MEET THE BAND,YOU SHOULD ALSO BE ALLOWED TO TAKE A PIC OR TWO OF YOUR OWN,IT'S EXTREMELY HYPOCRITICAL OF GROUPS TO SHOUT OUT HOW MUCH WE LOVE YOU ALL,BUT THEN TURN AROUND AND SAY,OH NO, YOU CAN'T TAKE PICS OF US...WE THE FANS WHO FILL THE SEATS ARE THEIR LIFEBLOOD,THEY SHOULD REMEMBER THIS. ...GOD KNOWS I'VE SPENT ENOUGH MONEY AT SHOWS OVER THE YEARS,SO IF I WANNA SNAP A SHOT OR TEN,I SHOULD BE ABLE TO...MG, AT THE TORONTO SHOW LAST AUGUST,I REMEMBER SEEING SEVERAL PEOPLE WITH CAMERAS TAKING SHOTS AND STANDING RIGHT BESIDE SECURITY PERSONNEL,HELL,THEY EVEN ASKED A FEW OF THEM TO BE IN THE PICS....STRANGE YOU HAD THE COMPLETE OPPOSITE....AND ALTHOUGH THIS 'NO CAMERA'
BS MIGHT BE PRINTED ON THE TIX,OR POSTED AT THE VENUES,I REALLY WONDER JUST HOW LEGALLY THEY CAN ENFORCE THIS,MY SUSPICION IS,IF YOU'RE IN THERE AND THEY SEE YOU TAKING A SHOT,WALK UP TO YOU AND SAY,"GIMME THE CAMERA",AND YOU SAY "I DON'T THINK SO"...IF THEY TRIED TO PHYSICALLY REMOVE IT,THEY COULD BE IN A WORLD OF TROUBLE LEGALLY.....BECAUSE IF THEY PUT THEIR HANDS ON YOU,THAT'S ASSAULT!....CAMERA RULE,OR NO CAMERA RULE!...SO TELL 'EM TO TAKE A HIKE!...AND THEN TAKE THEIR PICTURE!...

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