sent writer/photographer Mike Bax to DragonForce‘s performance at the Toronto Opera House on Thursday, October 20 – their first North American show with new vocalist Marc Hudson, since the band had to cancel their planned October 18 Los Angeles gig – and a full review and some terrific photos can be seen at this link.
Bax writes, “Because of this L.A. cancellation, what Toronto wound up getting was the very first North American appearance of DragonForce with their new vocalist in place. Even with his self-admitted problematic vocals this evening, the eight songs performed all sounded tip-top, and Hudson makes an almost seamless fit with the band, stepping into the shoes left vacant by ex-vocalist ZP Theart almost two years ago…He pushed out vocals to old tracks like ‘Heroes of Our Time’ and ‘Through the Fire and Flames’ with as much confidence as the two new tracks (‘Cry Thunder’ and ‘Lost Fallen World’) performed.”
(Source: Roadrunner Records)