Yeah, it's taken me forever to get around to writing this review.
When I went to this concert, I'd just been to another show at the Great American Music Hall a couple of days before (Thu 14 Feb – Buckethead, Kid Beyond), which was both enjoyable and frustrating. I'm not going to write a full review of it, but to sum up: both performances were good, but the mostly metalhead crowd didn't know how to react to Kid Beyond's electronic-inspired beatboxing, and I expected more variety from Buckethead than he provided.
This show made up for the flaws of the previous one.
The opening act was OVO (for whatever reason, they weren't in Last.FM's listing). While I was already a big fan of Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, and had heard some tracks by Estradasphere, I was totally unfamiliar with this group. I was very pleasantly surprised.
This masked Italian duo consists of Bruno Dorella on drums, and Stefania Pedretti on bass and vocals. …