Taking Dawn

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby RippingFleshFromBone » Sat May 08, 2010 1:37 pm

Yes, I do want to pass comment.

And the comment is ...

PASS!!!!! :lol:
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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby PyroMessiah86 » Mon May 10, 2010 9:51 am

Maverick wrote:Been to four shows so far and not seen them once! I'm there for Kiss, nothing more (ok maybe some sneaky peeks at some of the lovely laydees that have been coming!) so I don't arrive much before 20:15, get in and onto the floor by the time Immigrant Song starts and that's me set for the night!

As awesome as being the opening band for Kiss must be, it's a bit redundant. Drop the openers and bill it as "An Evening with Kiss" next time.....


Why drop the openers just to get that billing with exactly the same length set anyway?? :roll:

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Maverick » Tue May 11, 2010 12:44 am

I never mentioned anything about set length! One of my other all time favourite bands is Dream Theater and they regularly do "An Evening with...." shows which is basically two sets with an interval of 20-30 minutes so you are talking up to three hours of performance across two sets! With Kiss doing the best part of two hours already it wouldn't take that much to extend it out and the whole thing could become more 'informal' and then maybe they could play around a bit more with the setlist to include some of those other 'classics' they don't currently play......

They certainly have enough material, banter and crowd command skills to make it work so why not?

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Pete » Tue May 11, 2010 8:51 am

Maverick wrote:I never mentioned anything about set length! One of my other all time favourite bands is Dream Theater and they regularly do "An Evening with...." shows which is basically two sets with an interval of 20-30 minutes so you are talking up to three hours of performance across two sets! With Kiss doing the best part of two hours already it wouldn't take that much to extend it out and the whole thing could become more 'informal' and then maybe they could play around a bit more with the setlist to include some of those other 'classics' they don't currently play......

They certainly have enough material, banter and crowd command skills to make it work so why not?


Taking Dawn were still awful last night... (he say's trying to get the thread back on track...) :wink:
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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby BDJ87 » Tue May 11, 2010 2:44 pm

Maverick wrote:I never mentioned anything about set length! One of my other all time favourite bands is Dream Theater and they regularly do "An Evening with...." shows which is basically two sets with an interval of 20-30 minutes so you are talking up to three hours of performance across two sets! With Kiss doing the best part of two hours already it wouldn't take that much to extend it out and the whole thing could become more 'informal' and then maybe they could play around a bit more with the setlist to include some of those other 'classics' they don't currently play......

They certainly have enough material, banter and crowd command skills to make it work so why not?


Dream Theater are my 2nd favourite band! Saw them do an evening with on the 8V tour and I jizzed my pants. Always catch DT when they come into the UK, good work, Maverick :)

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby highvoltage1969 » Tue May 11, 2010 3:46 pm

I thought they were great at Sheffield and Brum.

Checked out some of their stuff on youtube and really enjoyed it, esp this one:


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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Bay » Tue May 11, 2010 4:07 pm

I quite like them. Although their sound has been dismal at some of the gigs.
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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Bobby » Wed May 12, 2010 12:08 am

I also spoke to Chris, he's a really nice guy.
He was annoyed by the sound, but said it isn't the worst thing in the world, because he's out in Europe Living the dream.
He was really optimistic about the future, and said he couldn't wait to play download.

I think they are good, but as others have mentioned, they aren't like KISS, so won't be appreciated, i really enjoyed them anyway and have spoke to him just before.

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Dan bach » Wed May 12, 2010 11:34 am

I've seen them six times on this tour ....met the guys backstage n' stuff - great guys but music is very, very retro.
At least they try to get the "KISS Army" on side.

Don't think I'll be purchasing the album - anytime soon.

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby largebloke » Fri May 14, 2010 12:34 pm

Seen them and bought the CD. I think they did a great job supporting KISS, as let's face it, that ain't an easy job. I will go and see them if they come over here again.
One thing that made me chuckle every time was that their bassist looked like Bad News' Colin Grigson.. I kept expecting him to get on the mic between numbers and say "All I am asking is that you let me sing just ONE number". :lol:
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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby tallfruit » Sun May 30, 2010 11:13 am

after brum i bought the cd as i thought they where okay despite the dreafull sound, and to be honest i really am enjoying the cd, very old school sounding but thats not rally bad is it :D , and the guitarists are really good

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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Scottish_Connection » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:23 am

Running very late passing comment on Taking Dawn, but after hating them on the first night I started to really enjoy their set and by Glasgow I was a fan.
The boys are really down to earth and great fun - their accoustic set on the Sunday at Download was one of my highlights of the weekend!!
Plus, they are pretty easy on the eye which is never a bad thing in my mind :wink:
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Re: Taking Dawn

Postby Sour Mash » Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:38 am

been listening to thier CD...ok a little nickelbackish though ,a little Skynyrd too,,,could be worse,,! plus thiers a great version of Black Diamond...which i had no idea they did..until it came on...!
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