Fireworks

Buckcherry / The Treatment / Rocky Kramer Hot

Added by Central Electronic Brain     December 02, 2019    
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
1445   0   0   0   0   0

Buckcherry / The Treatment / Rocky Kramer - O2 Academy Islington, London (UK) - 05 November 2019

Rocky Kramer has some good songs and a Rock star attitude and can really play the guitar. His single 'Rockstar' is very catchy and although a lot of the crowd must have been hearing it for the first time tonight they totally let him get away with the hubris. So he has the balls, fake it till you make it right! He can sing, but playing the guitar precludes him from doing all the big eighties frontman moves that I was kinda missing with all this swagger.

The Treatment did a blinder of a set and were far better than a number of the festival performances I had seen from them. The new album has some great songs and seems to have set them on a more roots driven Hard Rock 'n' Roll, more traditional AC/DC kinda path, and they seem to have got some of the hunger back that you need for this game. So with plenty of fire in the belly from them I really enjoyed their set.

Josh Todd is very cool and so I always look forward to Buckcherry. Great songs, some LA edge and yes he took his shirt off very early in the performance tonight so we could see all those great tattoos. With every great performer there is something of an enigma about them and Josh exudes this stay the fuck away from the real me onstage, which of course encourages the crowd to want more! But once again you can see that there's a vulnerability under it all that again people, of course, love! At the end of the day he always delivers a great show on his own terms.

It was a show full of classics, such as 'Everything' with the best line "If I had everything would I still want to be alive" which Josh illuminates by saying he used to always be dissatisfied wanting it all. But they have enough great songs to change things about a little, including this time 'Sorry' which they have not played recently at UK shows, at least until now, and is also one of my personal favourites. All the super cool does not mean they are above a little joke or two and a build up from Josh exclaiming it to be one of his favourite songs produces a Hard Rock version of 'Footloose', the movie tune which made Josh laugh at the end visibly out loud. It wasn't not long before the band stopped teasing and gave the crowd 'Crazy Bitch' instead which, of course, went down well. Finishing with 'Say Fuck it' it was an even bigger hit with the crowd than, well, their biggest hit. The combination of catchy song and rebellious flip-the-bird attitude got a massive buy-in from the London crowd and the band went out on a high.

Dawn Osborne

Share this on the web.

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.

 


Comments (0)add comment

Write comment

security image
Write the displayed characters


busy

Member Login



Calendar

<<  September 2020  >>
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
   1  2  3  4  5  6
  7  8  910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

Search Here

Shout Here

Latest Message: 5 hours, 19 minutes ago
  • RobC68 : purchased issue 92 in download version. been waiting more than a day....PATHETIC SERVICE as it happens with every purchase!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Berny : @rgilman: Please check your e - mail for download instructions.
  • rgilman : Hello I bought the Deep Purple issue how do I download it? Thanks
  • Berny : @jharper36: Please check your e - mail.
  • jharper36 : Hi, i purchased the download of issue #92. How do I download it?
  • Berny : @loudjlopez: Sorry for the troubles, pls. check your mail. Many thanks!
  • loudjlopez@m : Any word on my digital download of issue 91. Paid on Saturday. It is Tuesday. Thanks
  • loudjlopez@m : Paid for Fireworks #91 for digital download. No word since Saturday and it is Monday.
  • Berny : @fdr: Magazines were sent on Monday. Thanks for your purchase and best regards, B. :)
  • fdr : Hi, yesterday (august 12th) I sent you a payment for 21GBP for the purchase of issues 91 and 82 of Fireworks magazine. (code 7D3182072X778721A) but still haven't received a word od confirmation. Can you please check?
  • Rocktopia Te : @kbm1983: Currently, all orders have to be be processed manually. This could take a few hours. Sorry for the delay, you shoulkd have received a mail containing download instructions by now. @ all: Pls. do not worry in case you see a PayPal transaction error message. Your order was received, pls. do not order the magazine twice. Many thanks for your understanding!
  • kbm1983 : Hi, I bought #91 earlier today but its still not in my downloads. Can you check it out please. Thanks!
  • Rocktopia Te : @ Man Shaped Wolf: You should have received a mail containing download instructions yesterday. Sorry for the delay!
  • Man Shaped W : Hey, same as defron but for 91 :) excited to read our review
  • Berny : @Defron: Can you pls. check your mail? Many thanks, B. :)
  • Defron : Hi guys. Bought #90 couples of hours ago but still not in my downloads . Can you check pls regards Ro
  • Berny : @SoCal Rocker: Welcome back! There are 50 free issues of Fireworks Magazine for you (and of course all other Rocktopians) to download. Check out the news on the frontpage. Stay happy, safe & healthy. Best wishes to California!
  • SoCal Rocker : Hello from Burbank CA, I had to change my name and PW. How's anyone doing?
  • Rocktopia Te : @davidputnam: Could you please check your email? Many thanks & best regards, RT
  • davidnputnam : I ordered 86 - 90 and received paypal receipt, but cant find in downloads. Please advise.
  • davidnputnam : I ordered 86 - 90, but cant find in Downloads. i have the paypal receipt.
  • Berny : @rarock: Glad we were able to sort this out. Thanks for your purchase!
  • rarock : Hi there. I have similar problem with Issue 90, payed by Paypal, but doesnt show in Orders or in Downloads. Thanks for help
  • KI2000 : Thanks Fireworks Magazine and Rocktopia!
  • Hysteria : WOW! Thanks to the Fireworks Team for this AMAZING offer. YOU GUYS ROCK!!!! \m/ \m/
  • Rocktopia Te : Check out the Fireworks Magazine Corona quarantine give - away!
  • Johns Band : Royal Hunt new concept album in the works to be released in 2020.
  • Berny : @WardyS1: I will contact you by e - mail.
  • WardyS1 : Hi. Also purchased 90 couple days back but not in my orders have receipt. Cannot find an email to contact instead link sorry
  • Rocktopia Te : @tomandpam: Hope this is now sorted and you were able to download the magazine

Only registered users are allowed to post

Follow Us

FacebookTwitterYoutubeGoogle

This website uses cookies to help us give you the best experience when you visit. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Statement.

I accept cookies from this site