Senses Fail, Such Gold, Real Friends & Major League at El Corazon
Senses Fail, Such Gold, Real Friends & Major League. Now, seeing that line-up in writing may seem off-putting to some, but the show was anything but that. Senses Fail and Such Gold have been through leaps and bounds as bands and have many years of touring experience under their belts. With Major League and Real Friends being the under-dogs of this tour, they have set out to make sure everyone remembers their names.
Major League and Real Friends had never been to Seattle, but with the high energetic performance both of them showcased, you would have never guessed that. Pile-ons, stage dives and crowd surfing was all that was seen while the two bands had their time on the stage. Both seemed to perform as if they were playing a home show; needless to say, Seattle loves them and hope to have them back very soon.
Such Gold is a band who doesn’t need much introduction and the fans that packed El Corazon’s floor were ready for the band before they even took the stage. With a set-list that spanned their very well-known discography, Such Gold had the crowd in the palms of their hands and begging for more.
Senses Fail may seem old to some, and have been on more tours than you could count using both hands, but it’s safe to say they still got it. Coming out to a track off their newest album “Renacer,” the band seemed a bit rusty, but it was quickly shaken off and they sounded massive and had the crowd at their every move. Unloading hits that spanned their discography, the band proved why they are one of the greats in the music scene. Ending their set with the infamous “One Eight Seven,” vocalist Buddy Neilsen announced it would sadly be the last time we would get to hear the fan favorite, which left some at an uneasy state. Even with that heart-breaking ending, it was a perfect way to end the show. Packed venue, sweaty bodies everywhere and hoarse voices heard all around, it was definitely a show that shouldn’t have been missed.
Photos by Karen Ready