The Breathe Carolina
show was good from beginning to end; if the energy expressed on the stage that night could have been caught and bottled, it might have gone a long way to solving the power needs of a small country or a large US state.
But: if I'm totally honest, it was the first band on stage, lionfight
, who blew me away.
|Nick Astacio of lionfight|
They only played four songs, I think. Might have been five. But no more than that. They seem to spend half the time in mid-air, some of the time flat on the floor, and the whole time making really intense, half-pure, half-screamo metal rock. (Yeah, I know, I use labels too
|lionfight performing at Sacramento's Ace of Spades|
Nick Astacio is a music-photographer's dream. Incredibly expressive, active, intense, and as long as the light's right, each shot is a gem. You'll see a lot more of Nick in the gallery at http://alisontoon.com/lionfight
along with the rest of the band (all: very talented, very expressive, and together they put on a must-see show).
lionfight are from Chicago, Illinois: Nick Astacio, vocals; Akash Hans, guitars; Bryan Patrick Cole, bass; Peter Dornowski, drums. Download lionfight's first EP, for free, here: http://bit.ly/1kD30f0
Find lionfight on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lionfightmusic
and on Twitter with @lionfightmusic
and hashtag #theprideisreal.
Many more photos from lionfight's set in the gallery: http://alisontoon.com/lionfight
And... you can watch their video, right here, right now. Do it! I forsee a great future for these guys...
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