TONIGHT: The Dillinger Escape Plan @ House of Blues

Dillinger @ - 5.31.2011

One of the more maniacally intense, physically aggressive and technically talented hard rock bands out there will be passin’ through the Big Easy tonight to cap off an insane two-nighter @ HoB that started last night with the Deftones. The show begins at 8:30 p.m. upstairs in the Parish Room at House of Blues and haarp and The Void will take the stage before sets out on what is sure to be a bruiser of a show. My one experience with DEP was at Bonnaroo in 2009 when metal bands took over one of the tents on Sunday afternoon. Even after 72+ hours of live music, sweltering heat and sleeping in a tent, the set easily sticks out as the single rowdiest scene I’ve seen in many years at the fest (to describe both the band and the fans – makes me think people just hid out ’til Sunday b/c that kind of energy on Day 4 at Bonnaroo is not human). Not the first or last time I’ve seen a band member stage dive into the audience, but that was definitely the first time I’ve seen someone go knee-first into the crowd. You’re not gonna wanna miss this one. For more information, go here.

Here’s Dillinger with Nine Inch Nails from Bonnaroo 2009 doing “Wish”

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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
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