I could always take or leave Godsmack i always knew they were good at what they did and i did like them but they were just never at the forefront of my favorite bands, when i saw a live album i thought yes! this is what i need, i good live album were all the essentials are in one place.
i can happily say its exactly what i wanted from the band and from a live album, a great live album just rolls along and plays itself, with many of the greats the live album is the best thing they do, The who, Thin Lizzy, Deep purple, in short, a truly great rock bands live show should outclass their studio output no matter how great it is! and Godsmack do this perfectly here.
This isn't just a dozen songs with crowds chants in between tracks. the set is nicely structured and planned out the set goes up and down taking the listener throw a journey of their back catalogue. the band really hit their stride with "moon baby" but when they kick into "the enemy" they are simply on fire!
other highlights are "voodoo" a slow dark bluesy number which builds up the atmosphere brilliantly which leads into the percussion instrumental "batalla de los tambores", there's a couple of acoustic numbers then the band finish with a thundering rendition of "I stand alone"
Another bonus is 4 covers at the end. the band make pink floyd's "TIME" theirs.
well worth checking out