April 13, 2024

ASKING ALEXANDRIA and guests brought intensive doses of metal to The Aztec Theatre

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The gods of metal descended to San Antonio!

If one great band wasn’t enough to have an incredible epic Friday night, how about four bands!?

Imagine the excitement of witnessing multiple powerhouse performances back-to-back, each band bringing their unique energy and sound to The Aztec Theatre’s stage in San Antonio, TX.

Well, that’s what the crowd in town received last night from Asking Alexandria, The Word Alive, Memphis May Fire and Nerv as part ot the “All My Friends North American Tour 2024” 

Each band brought their unique style to an audience that was eager to experience the raw energy from the stage. From the anticipation of the opening act to the climax of the headliner’s set, every moment was filled with electrifying performances. The energy in the venue was palpable as each band took their turn commanding the stage and captivating the audience with their talent.

Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza

NERV

The band in charge of opening the night was NERV. Their performance was a sonic spectacle that transcended expectations. From the moment they took the stage, the audience engaged with their music. The band’s dynamic stage presence and flawless execution of their eclectic repertoire left a lasting impression. Each song resonated with emotion and intensity, captivating listeners with its raw honesty. NERV’s performance was a testament to their artistry and passion, leaving fans yearning for more long after the final note faded into the night.

Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza

THE WORD ALIVE

Second band on turn was The Word Alive whose performance drew the attention of the audience from the instant they stepped onto the stage. The band flawlessly delivered their songs to a crowd that was engaging with the metal vibe as the night continued. Frontman Tyler Smith’s vocals soared effortlessly, captivating the audience with his raw intensity. With a perfect balance of heavy breakdowns and melodic hooks, The Word Alive delivered a performance that left a lasting impression on all who were fortunate enough to witness it.

The Word Alive - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
The Word Alive - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
The Word Alive - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza

MEMPHIS MAY FIRE

It was a little after 8:00 PM when Memphis May Fire took the stage. The band from Denton, TX unleashed a tsunami of sound that engulfed the crowd in a whirlwind of energy. Frontman Matty Mullins commanded attention with his powerhouse vocals, effortlessly transitioning from guttural screams to soaring melodies. The band’s tight musicianship and precision were on full display as they tore through a setlist packed with fan favorites and blistering riffs. Each song was a visceral experience, resonating with emotion and intensity.

Tracks like “XXX”, “XXX” and “XXX” ignited mosh pits and sing-alongs, while deeper cuts showcased the band’s versatility and depth. The connection between the band and the audience was palpable, with Mullins’s heartfelt interactions and candid storytelling adding a personal touch to the performance. As the final notes reverberated through the venue, it was clear that Memphis May Fire had delivered an unforgettable performance.

Memphis May Fire - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Memphis May Fire - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Memphis May Fire - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Memphis May Fire - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza

ASKING ALEXANDRIA

The Asking Alexandria concert was a high-octane extravaganza that left the crowd exhilarated and craving more. From the moment the band burst onto the stage, the energy in the venue surged to electrifying levels. The musicians delivered a relentless barrage of heavy riffs, thunderous drums, and searing vocals, igniting a mosh pit frenzy among fans.

Lead vocalist Danny Worsnop commanded the stage with his raw charisma and powerhouse vocals, effortlessly captivating the audience with his dynamic stage presence. Guitarist Cameron Liddell shredded through blistering solos with precision and flair, while bassist Sam Bettley and drummer James Cassells laid down a solid foundation, driving the music forward with unwavering intensity.

The setlist was a perfect blend of fan favorites and newer tracks, keeping the momentum alive from start to finish. Hits like “Closure”, “A Prophecy”, “The Final Episode”, and “Alone In A Room” incited mass sing-alongs, while deeper cuts showcased the band’s versatility and musical prowess. The production value was top-notch, with dazzling light displays enhancing the spectacle of the performance. Each song was accompanied by synchronized lighting creating a sensory overload that heightened the overall experience.

Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza
Asking Alexandria - Photo: Nacho DelaGarza

Asking Alexandria – San Antonio, TX, 04/12/2024

  • Closure
  • Alone Again
  • Bad Blood
  • Down to Hell
  • Into the Fire
  • Where Did It Go?
  • Dark Void
  • Someone, Somewhere
  • Moving On
  • The Violence
  • Let Go
  • To the Stage
  • A Prophecy
  • The Final Episode (Let’s Change the Channel)
  • Alone in a Room

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