The second time visiting Steven Wilson. This show was similar to the show in De Boerderij last year. Major differences are: sound quality, new guitar player and a slightly different set list. Let me explain myself a bit further:
The 013 veneu in Tilburg is a medium/big venue with a superior sound system. compared to the smaller Boerderij. Especially in the lower frequencies the 013 sound is way more defined. Resulting in thunderous low bass sounds from Nick and Adam.
New on guitar was Niko Tsonev, relieving Aziz Ibrahim of 6 string duties. Wow what a player. Sound wise sounding much like Steven Wilson, however especially when soloing more of a virtuose.
Another highlight was Luminol, a new track to be released in spring next year. This epic piece was themed in a much more uplifting and positive vibe than the Grace For Drowning tracks. Style wise `comparable` to Saga/Yes/Genesis/Gentle Giant. Don't get me wrong. …