I think it'd be hard to capture the same magic as that first UK gig again. This gig was totally amazing in it's own right, better than most gigs I have been to. at locations in the venue the drums did sound too loud, but I moved after the first song and the sound was alot more balanced.
Aesop is very much loose around the edges. Not to everyone's taste but it's part of what made Marrow such a great record and I think the looser tempos are what made some of the bigger moments all the more powerful. Into The Painted Grey was the best song by far for me.
Am I the only person who thought it wasn't that great compared to their first UK show at the Underworld back in 09'? Drums were too loud, vocals too soft and the guitarist fucked up several riffs (got the timing wrong). Very glad they played Kneel to the Cross though, their cover is fantastic and getting the guy from Sol Invictus to make a guest appearance was a real treat. Fen were good as usual and I was pleasantly surprised by Velnias who I hadn't heard before.
I thought it was: Into the Painted Grey, Falling Snow, The Watcher's Monolith, Limbs ; Fire Above, Ice Below (just the first few chords before moving to the next song), Our Fortress is Burning (I think it was a condensed version of the three parts, because they even did the noisy third part), Hallways of Enchanted Ebony, Dead Winter Days, In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion, Kneel to the Cross