Supporting: Sabaton & Delain
Date: April 28th, 2015
Location: San Francisco
Venue: The Warfield
Tour: North American Endless Forms Most Beautiful Tour
It's hard to believe that it's been 2.5 years since the last Nightwish show, where Floor was still settling into the recently and abruptly vacated spot behind the mic. But after pulling it together to finish what must've been a nightmare of a tour, and dropping another great album, Nightwish was back to prove they're still masters of the symphonic metal domain.
Even though the price keeps creeping up, I had no problems dropping money on a VIP ticket the first day. There's pretty much no other band that I connect to so well, both musically and lyricly. We were let in at 5:30 to another unorganized mess at The Warfield. I like how all I said was "Where's the VIP line?" and I was let in, no ticket check or anything. By the time they started checking and giving out bracelets, half the line had already passed through. …