By: Alfredo Tellez/Edith Morales
20 years in the making, The Festival Of Dead Deer made their return to the stage thanks to Planet B & Three One G nights presented at Blonde Bar.
Silent were also on the bill to make this night even better.
The Festival of Dead Deer came out ready to prove that 20 years away from the stage was not enough not diminish the power and importance of “The Many Faces of Mental Illness“, their seminal album released via Three One G records.
Dylan Gordon, Chris Hathwell & Michael Crain got together, rehearsed and decided that they were going to do at least 2 (two) shows, one in San Diego and the other at the Echo in Los Angeles, CA on Friday April 7th.
Song after song they were building a certain anxiety up. Song after song they were delivering one of the best sets of live music I have ever witnessed. No, this is not lip service. If you were not there it might be a little difficult to fully grasp why the adulation to this particular show. They just were…
Here is the setlist:
In fifty words or less
My name’s explicit
The Coming of going
2nd New song!
What makes sense
Limited edition of zero
Inner planetary reasoning
Silent served as the opening act. And they were kind enough to preview 2 songs from what their new album might be. If at this point you have not seen them live you’re doing yourself a disservice. For lack of better words I will go out to say that they’re my favorite new band around. No, I don’t mean local band. No, I don’t mean band where a friend plays. No, I certainly don’t mean a band that was recommended by someone. I mean my favorite band because the album they released last year, “A century of abuse” was one of the best albums from 2016. I mean my favorite band because each time I get to see them live, their show and performance gets better, they sound louder and they still get to surprise me with something new in their intense performance.