Peoria Civic Center Arena – Peoria, IL December 8, 2019
Peoria, Illinois owner 105.7 X years off with five-finger Death Punch headlining the annual Knottracker show and joining them was three days of grace and for the first time Central Illinois bad wolves and fire from the gods.
Fire from the gods
The group from Austin, Texas blends metal, rock and hip-hop into their sound, creating quite a unique show. Songs like “The Voiceless” and “Truth to the Week (Not Built to Tolaps)” make this clear. The crowd was enthralled by the emotional songs and heterogeneous sounds of this group. Vocalists AJ Channer, guitarists James Titt and Drew Walker, bassist Bonner Baker and drummer Richard Weekender certainly started the evening on the right foot.
The Los Angeles metal band made their peoria, exploding on the IL debut stage to a crowd waiting for their sound. Vocalist Tommy Vext, drummer John Boaklin, guitarist Chris Kane and doc Doyle and bassist Kyle Conquel all came together from different metal bands in 2016 and haven’t stopped since. Fans playing “Remember Owen” and “Killing Me Softly” hits were swaying to these favorites but couldn’t wait for the chart-topping cranberry cover of “Zombie”.
Three days grace
Canadian group Three Day Grace is back in Illinois for the winter once again. Lead singer Matt Wallst, his brother bassist Brad Wallst, guitarist Barry Stock and drummer Neil Sanderson. Playing a powerful set of 12 songs, opening with “The Mountain” and ending with “The Good Life”, “Painkiller”, “Animal I Have Beam” and “Riot”
Five Finger Death Punch
Las Vegas can be a city that never sleeps which is perfect for this metal band that never slows down. Vocalist Evan Moody, rhythm guitarist Joltan Bathry, lead guitarist Jason Hook, bassist Chris Kyle and drummer Charlie Engen burst onto the stage with a force that only they could produce. Opened with “Lift Me Up” which was appropriate as the whole courtyard was at their feet. “Jekyll a Hide”, and of course the covers of their “Bad Company” and “Blue on Black” ending with “Under and Over It” and “The Bleeding” completed the night and fans on this cold Sunday evening so that the night would not end. Left.