Touring in support of their latest album, This is War, the band (Tomo Miličević and Shannon Leto), opened with "Night of the Hunter." The show started off with the band behind a white curtain, flashing lights and Leto with a bat in hand, reminiscent of a Friday the 13th's Michael Myers, minus
the mask. The pounding drums blasted across the amphitheater speakers and fans sang along to every lyric. The Greek Theater was transformed into an interactive show filled with lights synced to every drum beat, which created an overall epic performance. Memorable songs performed included, "Attack," where Leto ran around the stage, guitar in hand, and commanded the crowd to scream during the chorus.
Other notable songs included, "Vox Populi," "Hurricane, "The Kill" and "Kings and Queens." The band even did a cover of
Whether you're a virgin experiencing these guys live for the first time, or a veteran who's seen them more than twice, the bottom line is these guys have talent and they know how to work an audience. Fans followed instructions obediently as front man Leto told them to scream, jump up and down, touch the sky and even gave fans a chance to stand on stage for the night's finale, "Kings and Queens." These guys offer nothing but non-stop energy, raw talent and the music they play makes it sound like an auditory illusion. You'll ask yourself, "How can three guys create this much beautiful noise?"
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Here's a sneak peek of what you missed:
Kings and Queens Live:
Videos courtesy of MLH